British pop star George Michael has been dealing with personal issues over the last few years.. The 51-year-old pop star has battled back from some near-death experiences and is attempting to refocus his energy on music. The music legend released his new album “Symphonica” back in March and is currently promoting his single “Feeling Good,” which is due to be released on August 11. According to a report by contactmusic.com Tuesday, Michael also has his sights on a Wham! reunion.
In a recent interview with Mojo magazine, Michael hinted at teaming up with former bandmate Andrew Ridgeley and working together once again. Michael told Mojo, “He came round and cooked. We were talking about a Wham! reunion at Glastonbury in the fallow year.”
The 1980s pop duo split up in 1986 following a string of success with popular hit songs such as “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” and “Tropicana.” The duo sold over 25 million records from 1982 to 1986 before parting ways. George Michael then went on to have an even better solo career, selling more than 100 million albums worldwide. With hits such as “Careless Whisper,” “Father Figure,” “Freedom,” and “One More Try,” Michael quickly established himself as a pop superstar and is now seen as an icon.
But it all started with Wham! and it is a time in his life that he would like to revisit. In the interview with Q magazine he admitted that splitting up the pop duo was his biggest regret. A possible reunion would be fun for Michael and also for older fans and will give newer fans a glimpse of the magic the duo created back in the 80s when they rivaled other popular British bands like Duran Duran and Boy George.