Thursday, April 25, 2024

George Michael Fans: Here’s the Reimagined New Single “Fantasy” Produced by Nile Rodgers


Nile Rodgers was commissioned by George Michael to reimagine a song Rodgers says “George said he never got quite right.” The result is the new “Fantasy” which was released this morning in the UK. It will be included in a documentary Michael had almost finished before his death. Rodgers was the last celebrity to be interviewed for the film, ironically.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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