Let Her Down Easy

Album: Symphonica (2014)
Charted: 53
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  • This piano ballad was originally recorded by Terence Trent D'Arby in 1993 for his Symphony or Damn album. Released as a single, it peaked at #18 in the UK.
  • George Michael's version was produced by the singer with the the late legendary Phil Ramone (Billy Joel, Paul Simon). It was premiered on Magic Radio in the UK on February 3, 2014.
  • The black-and-white video was directed by Vaughan Arnell, whose other credits include Michael's 1998 clip for "Outside," as well as visuals for Robbie Williams, The Spice Girls and One Direction. Countless ladies, including some household names auditioned for the circus acrobat lead role, before Michael finally decided on the little-known actress Hannah Janes.
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Comments: 2

  • Victoria Semenenko George Michael's Baby from UkraineDespite I am actually agree with Voltaire purpose exposed at the end of video regarding virginity but never believed that it loss should ever be really too much brutal as George executed that to me.

    Of course don't mean literally personally by him but as well by his causal manipulation of my life exposed in "Fastlove" video. As especially obvious from "Jesus To A Child" official video (1996).
  • Viktoria Semenenko from UkraineAnd this song is about absolutely real but as well very sad story that happened to me beginning of 1993...
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