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Play our fun, free George Michael lyric quiz. Can you guess which song the lyrics are taken from?
"You tried to save me from myself / Said 'Darling, kiss as many as you want / My love's still available / And I know you're insatiable"?
Released in 2004, Amazing went to number four in the UK Singles Chart. Michael dedicated the song to his then partner, Kenny Goss.
"When you find a love / When you know that it exists / Then the lover that you miss"?
Released in 1995, this song went to number 1 in the UK. It is one of Michael’s best-known songs and was included on the 1996 album Older.
"I won't let you down / I will not give you up / Gotta have some faith in the sound / It's the one good thing that I've got"?
Released in 1990, the ‘90’ was added to the end of the title to stop any confusion with a hit by Michael's former band, Wham!, also titled "Freedom". Michael refused to appear in the video for the song and let a group of supermodels appear instead, lip-syncing the lyrics.
"And people will always make a lover feel a fool / but you knew I loved you / we could have shown them all"?
Released in 1988, this was the sixth and final single to be released from the album Faith. It was also the least successful, going to #18 in the UK Singles Chart
"All you do is love and love is all you do / I should know by now the way I fought for you / you're not to blame / everyone's the same"
Released in 1991, this was first and only single released by Michael in his career that did not make the Top 40 of the UK Singles Chart. It peaked at number 45.
"That's all you wanted / something special, someone sacred in your life / just for one moment / to be warm and naked / at my side"
Released in 1988, ‘Father Figure’ reached number eleven on the UK Singles Chart – it was the first time Michael had failed to reach the top ten there. However, it has become one of his best-known songs and is loved by live audiences.
"Although I search myself, it's always someone else I see"
Written Elton John and his lyricist Bernie Taupin, this was released in 1974 but the song found further success in 1991 in a version recorded live as a duet between John and George Michael. The duet became a massive hit on both sides of the Atlantic, reaching number one on the UK singles chart and a single week on the Billboard Hot 100 in February 1992.
"I don't understand it / for you it's a breeze / little by little / you've brought me to my knees / don't you care?"
When this song was released in 1986, Michael was still a member Wham! the song went to number one in the UK, making Michael the first solo act in the history of the UK chart to reach #1 with his first two releases.
“Well I guess it would be nice / if I could touch your body / I know not everybody / has got a body like you”
Faith is one of Michael’s most popular songs to date. You’ll probably remember the music video – the shades, designer stubble, a leather jacket and tight Levi's blue jeans!
“So my angel she says, don't you worry / 'bout the things they're saying, yeah / got no friends in high places”
‘Outside’ reached number two on the UK Singles Chart; one of many songs to be held off by a seven-week run at the top by Cher with "Believe".