Someone has slowed down George Michael's 'Careless Whisper' and it sounds absolutely incredible
- Publish Date
- Monday, 31 January 2022, 10:13AM
It's one of the most enduring ballads of all time, but just when you thought George Michael's 'Careless Whisper' couldn't sound any better; think again ...
Someone has taken the iconic saxophone song and slowed it down by at least 25%, before adding some reverb to create a new version of it - and it has become five minutes of a stunning summer slow jam.
YouTube users who have listened to the rendition are big fans, with one writing: "This is so cool I've never thought a slowed version of 'Careless Whisper' would be this flawless."
Another wrote: "This is better than the original."
'Careless Whisper' was Michael's first solo single, but he actually co-wrote it with his former Wham! bandmate Andrew Ridgeley.
The single was released in August 1984, and unsurprisingly it reached number one in the UK and stayed there for three weeks.
It also topped the charts in 25 other countries and was later named Billboard's number-one song of 1985.
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