Spinning the Wheel

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"Spinning the Wheel"
Single by George Michael
from the album Older
Released 19 August 1996
Format CD single, cassette
Recorded 1995
Genre Pop, jazz pop
Length 6:22
Label Virgin
Writer(s) George Michael, Jon Douglas
George Michael singles chronology
"Fastlove"
(1996)
"Spinning the Wheel"
(1996)
"Older"
(1997)

"Spinning the Wheel" is a song by George Michael. The song was co-written by Michael and Jon Douglas. It was performed by George Michael and released on Virgin Records in 1996.

The song was the third single taken from Older and it peaked at number 2 in the UK, kept off the top by the Spice Girls' "Wannabe".

It subsequently appeared on both of George Michael's compilations Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael and Twenty Five.

The song depicts the worry of a lover whose partner is sexually promiscuous during the period when AIDS was newly discovered and rampant in the West.

Track listing[edit]

UK CD (VSCDG 1595) 14 August 1996
  1. "Spinning the Wheel" (radio edit) – 4:57
  2. "You Know What I Want To" – 4:35
  3. "Safe" – 4:25
  4. "Spinning the Wheel" (Forthright Edit) – 4:41
EU CD The Dance Remixes (VSCDX 1595)
  1. "Spinning the Wheel" (Forthright Club Mix) – 8:11
  2. "Fastlove" (Forthright Edit) – 4:23
  3. "Spinning the Wheel" (Jon Douglas Remix) – 6:40

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h George Michael - Spinning the Wheel (song). Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  2. ^ Adult Contemporary - Volume 64, No. 10, 21 October 1996. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  3. ^ Nederlandse Top 40. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  4. ^ Single-Chartverfolgung. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  5. ^ The Irish Charts. Retrieved 21 January 2011.
  6. ^ [1]. Retrieved 21 January 2011.
  7. ^ Listas de Afyve. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  8. ^ Top 75 Releases. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  9. ^ George Michael: Dance/Club Play Songs. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  10. ^ Certified awards search. Retrieved 3 May 2011.

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