Wham!

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Wham!
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Andrew Ridgeley and George Michael
Background information
Also known as Wham! UK (briefly in the US)
Origin London, England
Genres
Years active 1981–1986 (reunions: 1988 and 1991)
Labels
Associated acts
  • The Executive!
  • Pepsi & Shirlie
  • Dee C. Lee
Past members

Wham! were an English musical duo formed by members George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley in 1981.<ref>Biography by Ed Nimmervoll. "Wham! | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 December 2016. </ref><ref name="Rettenmund1996">Rettenmund, Matthew (15 October 1996). Totally awesome 80s. St. Martin's Press. pp. 60–. ISBN 978-0-312-14436-4. Retrieved 6 May 2011. </ref> They were briefly known in the United States as Wham! UK due to a naming conflict with an American band. Wham! sold more than 30 million certified records worldwide from 1982 to 1986.<ref>Qualen, J. (1985). The Music Industry: The End of Vinyl?. Comedia's Media and Communications Industry Profile Series. 5. London: Routledge. ISBN 0-906890-58-6. </ref>

Discography

Albums

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Fantastic (1983)

Fantastic
Fantastic
  1. Bad Boys
  2. A Ray of Sunshine
  3. Love Machine
  4. Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do)
  5. Club Tropicana
  6. Nothing Looks the Same in the Light
  7. Come On
  8. Young Guns (Go for It!)

Make It Big (1984)

Make It Big
Make It Big
  1. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
  2. Everything She Wants
  3. Heartbeat
  4. Like a Baby
  5. Freedom
  6. If You Were There
  7. Credit Card Baby
  8. Careless Whisper

Music from the Edge of Heaven (1986)

Music from the Edge of Heaven
Music from the Edge of Heaven
  1. The Edge Of Heaven
  2. Battlestations
  3. I'm Your Man (Extended Version)
  4. Wham Rap '86
  5. A Different Corner
  6. Blue (Armed with Love) (Live)
  7. Where Did Your Heart Go?
  8. Last Christmas



Other Songs

  1. Club Fantastic Megamix
  2. Enjoy What You Do
  3. Everything She Wants '97
  4. Ray Of Sunshine
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  1. The 12 Mixes 1986
  2. The Edge of Heaven 1986

Appears On

  1. It's a Live-In World: The Anti-Heroin Project 1986 • Compilation • The Anti-Heroin Project
  2. Disco Mix Club - Previews - December 88 1988 • Album • Various Artists
  3. The 80s-DVD - Media Markt Collection 2004 • Video • Various Artists
  4. Top of the Pops: 40th Anniversary 2004 • Video • Various Artists
  5. Twentyfive 2006 • Compilation • George Michael
  6. Twentyfive 2006 • Video • George Michael
  7. Donna top 5000 2008 • Album • Various Artists
  8. Last Christmas 2015 • Single • The Normal Years
  9. Deadpool [film score, motion picture soundtrack] 2016 • Album • Tom Holkenborg

Compilation

  1. Eight Fantastic 12-Inches That Made It Big 1985
  2. The 12 Tape [remixes] 1986

The Final (1986)

The Final
The Final
  1. Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do)
  2. Young Guns (Go for It!) (Extended Version)
  3. Bad Boys (12" Version)
  4. Club Tropicana
  5. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
  6. Careless Whisper (12" Version)
  7. Freedom
  8. Last Christmas (Pudding Mix)
  9. Everything She Wants (Remix)
  10. I'm Your Man (Extended Stimulation)
  11. Blue (Armed with Love)
  12. A Different Corner
  13. Battlestations
  14. Where Did Your Heart Go?
  15. The Edge of Heaven
  1. The Best Remixes 1990
  2. Star Box 1993

If You Were There (The Best Of Wham) (1997)

If You Were There (The Best Of Wham)
If You Were There (The Best Of Wham)
  1. If You Were There
  2. I'm Your Man
  3. Everything She Wants
  4. Club Tropicana
  5. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
  6. Like A Baby
  7. Freedom
  8. The Edge Of Heaven
  9. Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do)
  10. Young Guns (Go For It!)
  11. Last Christmas
  12. Where Did Your Heart Go?
  13. Everything She Wants '97
  14. I'm Your Man '96
  1. Original Album Classics 2015

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V/A Compilation

  1. Now That's What I Call Music 3 1984
  2. The Hits Album 1984
  3. Now That's What I Call Music 7 1986
  4. Now That's What I Call Music!: Smash Hits 1987
  5. Billboard Top Hits 1984 1992
  6. The Ultimate Eighties 1994
  7. Zoolander [motion picture soundtrack] 2001
  8. Now That's What I Call Christmas! 2: The Signature Collection 2003
  9. 12"/80s/Dance [remixes] 2006
  10. The Essential NOW That's What I Call Christmas 2008
  11. Molly: Do Yourself a Favour 2015
  12. Marek Sierocki przedstawia: I Love Christmas 2016