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His upbeat and snappy 1988 solo debut, Faith, made him an unexpected global superstar and- in his own words- ‘every little hungry schoolgirl’s pride and joy.’ But with his 1990 follow-up, Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1, the late George Michael did an about-face and released a stripped-down, deeply personal collection of songs that reflected his own struggles with both fame and his private life. Critics and fans (and, in particular, his record label) were left perplexed and even a bit disappointed. But the album grew in popularity over the years, and on the occasion of its thirtieth anniversary, Jon and Chris examine this milestone achievement from an immensely talented singer and songwriter.