Older (George Michael song)

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"Older"
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Single by George Michael
from the album Older
A-side"I Can't Make You Love Me"
B-side"Desafinado" (with Astrud Gilberto)
Released20 January 1997
Format
Length5:33
Label
Songwriter(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 number 3 on the UK Singles Chart,[1] peaking behind his previous single "Spinning the Wheel" by just one place.

Music video[edit]

The official music video for the song was directed by Andy Morahan.[2]

Formats and track listings[edit]

CD single - The Older EP[edit]

  • UK: Virgin – 8940292

All tracks written by George Michael, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Older" 5:36
2."I Can't Make You Love Me"
  • Allen Shamblin
  • Mike Reid
5:22
3."Desafinado" (performed by Astrud Gilberto & George Michael, taken from the Red Hot + Rio album)
  • Antonio Carols Jobim
  • Newton Mendonea
3:21
4."The Strangest Thing" (live at The BBC Radio Theatre, 8 Oct '96) 6:00

CD single[edit]

  • Netherlands: Virgin – 8940382

No.TitleWriter(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.TitleLength
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. ^ "George Michael - "Older"". MVDBase.com (video). ASG. 1998–2017. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Íslenski Listinn Topp 40 (NR. 209 Vikuna 20.2. '97 - 26.2. '97)" (PDF) (in Icelandic). Dagblaðið Vísir. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  4. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Older". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 21 January 2011.
  5. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 7, 1997" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40 Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  6. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – George Michael – Older" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  8. ^ Listas de Afyve. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  9. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – George Michael – Older". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  10. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  11. ^ "British single certifications – George Michael". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2012-07-25. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type George Michael in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.

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