-- George Michael has released the lead single from his upcoming album, Symphonica. It's a cover of Terence Trent D'Arby's 1993 piano-driven ballad "Let Her Down Easy." George's version premiered Monday on U.K. radio. A music video for “Let Her Down Easy” debuts online Tuesday. Symphonica, the singer’s sixth full-length album and his first since 2004's Patience, is due out March 17.
Recorded during his 2011-2012 tour of the same name, it contains 14 tracks, a mix of original recordings and covers. Symphonica is available for pre-order now as a standard edition; as a deluxe edition, which includes three bonus tracks; as a "Stunning Pure Audio Blu-Ray" edition; and as a "Gorgeous Symphonica CD & Print Bundle," which comes with a 12x12 print. The album is available for pre-order through iTunes and George's official website.
Fans have been able to download "Praying for Time," another tune from the album, via George's website for the past two weeks.
Here's the track list for the standard edition of Symphonica:
"My Baby Just Cares for Me"
"A Different Corner"
"Praying for Time"
"Let Her Down Easy"
"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"
"John and Elvis Are Dead"
"One More Try"
"Cowboys and Angels"
"Brother Can You Spare a Dime"
"Wild Is the Wind"
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