My Mother Had A Brother

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  • During a concert, George Michael said: "The lyrics are about my uncle, who died suddenly and tragically, on the day that I was born. There's a mention of suicide and fear and a burden of hidden homosexuality. The number of people who walk around in life never being themselves. Being afraid of themselves, disagreeing with their internal reflection and suffering internal, physical heartache because they are well and truly closeted." >>
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    ErickOverveen - Amsterdam, Netherlands

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  • Diedra from UsaI also read that George's grandfather also committed suicide (not at the same time) and very sadly, his mother found them both.
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