Thomas' look and posturing in the video was cribbed from his idol, George Michael. When Thomas set off for a solo career, he patterned it after George Michael's move away from Wham! with his album Faith
. The video for the song "Faith
" uses the same kind of shots, brooding, sunglasses and dance moves Thomas copied. "My first solo video had pieces of George all over it," he told Billboard
. "Some of the shots, the close-up on the boots, the dance, all of it an homage to someone I had admired since I was a pre-teen."