Older (George Michael song)

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"Older"
Single by George Michael
from the album Older
A-side "Older"
B-side "I Can't Make You Love Me"
Released 20 January 1997
Format CD, Cassette
Recorded 1993–1997
Genre Soul, blues, pop
Length 5:33
Label DreamWorks (U.S.)
Virgin (rest of the world)
Writer(s) George Michael
Producer(s) George Michael
George Michael singles chronology
"Spinning the Wheel"
(1996)
"Older" / "I Can't Make You Love Me"
(1997)
"Star People '97"
(1997)

"Older" is a single released by George Michael in 1997. It was also released as an EP under the name "The Older EP". The single's b-side is a cover of Bonnie Raitt's single "I Can't Make You Love Me". The single peaked at #3 in the UK Singles Chart,[1] nearly besting his previous single "Spinning the Wheel" by just one place.

Track listings[edit]

All songs were written by George Michael, except where noted.

"The Older EP"[edit]

  • UK: Virgin – VSCDG 1626 (CD), VSC1626 (Cassette)
  • Germany: Virgin – 8940402 (CD)
  • Australia: Virgin – 89404029 (CD)
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Older"     5:36
2. "I Can't Make You Love Me"   Allen Shamblin, Mike Reid 5:23
3. "Desafinado" (with Astrud Gilberto) Antônio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça 3:21
4. "The Strangest Thing" (Recorded live at the BBC Radio Theatre, 8 October 1996)   6:02

CD single[edit]

  • Netherlands: Virgin – 8940382
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Older"     5:36
2. "I Can't Make You Love Me"   Allen Shamblin, Mike Reid 5:23

Promo CD single[edit]

  • UK: Virgin - VSCDJ1626
No. Title Length
1. "Older" (radio edit) 4:59
2. "Older" (full-length version) 5:32

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chart Stats - George Michael - Older/I Can't Make You Love Me". Retrieved 20 January 2009. 
  2. ^ Nederlandse Top 40. Retrieved May 2, 2011.
  3. ^ The Irish Charts. Retrieved January 21, 2011.
  4. ^ Listas de Afyve. Retrieved May 2, 2011.
  5. ^ George Michael - Older (song). Retrieved May 2, 2011.
  6. ^ Top 75 Releases. Retrieved May 2, 2011.
  7. ^ Certified awards search. Retrieved May 3, 2011.

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