Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1

George Michael - Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
1990 Ratings: #96 / 310
User Score
Based on 50 ratings
1990 Ratings: #18
Liked by 4 people
September 3, 1990 / Release Date
LP / Format
Columbia / Label
Pop / Genres
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After the massive success of Faith, George Michael follows it up with a much more mature take on pop and a definite statement on Life Without Prejudice Vol 1. Although the more joyous moments are reserves for the thrilling declaration of “Freedom! '90” and soothing sway of “Soul Free”, there is still so much positive vibes flowing from the sweeping opener “Praying for Time”, the jazzy gallop of "Cowboys and Angels" and easy going pop-rock of ... read more
95 Rating : 9.5/10
Review : Of course, people listened to this record with prejudice in the 90s. Nobody wanted to listen to a suggestive pop icon with an open mind, but the ones who did wasn't convinced enough it was the same man who was singing boppy songs with another guy in the 80s and later embarked to a solo career. George waited for this moment for a long time where he could be free from his rather silly pop singer personality and move on to be a mature songwriter. The ... read more
fav tracks: praying for time, freedom!, they won't go when i go, something to save, cowboys and angels
least fav track: heal the pain, soul free

one of the best pop album
vinyl collection
On a new four-disc reissue of George Michael’s mostly acoustic, bossa nova-inflected LP from 1990, the pleasures of the flesh co-exist with a deepening spiritual malaise.

When George Michael released a mostly acoustic, bossa nova-inflected album in 1990, in the season of Nelson and Wilson Phillips, many critics responded as if Jordan Knight of New Kids on the Block had announced a run for president. “If Listen Without Prejudice starts a trend among Michael’s pop generation to ... read more
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Added on: September 20, 2014