George Michael's 'Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1' reissue: Singer announces new film
Sony has announced a reissue of George Michael’s Listen Without Prejudice in celebration of the iconic album’s 25th anniversary. The chart-topping, multi-platinum-selling album will be available for purchase as a 2-CD, LP and a 3-CD Deluxe Box Set.
In addition to the album’s re-release, Sony Music, BBC Worldwide, and Channel 4 have all signed off on a new film titled Freedom: George Michael, which is a documentary set to tell the dramatic story of the making of Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1. Narrated by Michael himself and directed by BAFTA nominee Phillip Smith, the film already has a pretty impressive line-up of co-stars, including Mary J. Blige, Stevie Wonder, Tony Bennett, Elton John, James Corden, and many more.
The filmed, owned by BBC Worldwide, will be making its U.S. debut on Showtime on Friday, December 9th at 9 p.m. ET.
Also included in the upcoming album’s Deluxe Edition Box Set will be a remastered, album version of Michael’s 1996 MTV Unplugged performance where he played a collection of some of his greatest hits, including songs from Faith, Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1, and even from his time with Wham!.
Listen Without Prejudice is set to re-release on Nov. 11.