Sony Music announces the awaited vinyl re-release of WHAM!’s iconic albums, Fantastic and Make It Big, in both special edition color and classic black. These seminal works are hitting the shelves in vinyl for the first time in over thirty years, with a release date of March 22, 2024, and pre-orders available now. This re-release promises to captivate WHAM! enthusiasts and attract a new generation of listeners.
George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley’s contributions to the ’80s pop music landscape with these albums, filled with international hits, have left an indelible mark. Ridgeley’s excitement about the vinyl comeback reflects the duo’s lasting influence, a sentiment supported by George Michael Entertainment, highlighting WHAM!’s cross-generational appeal.
Following a year highlighted by a singles campaign, a Netflix documentary, and the long-awaited Christmas number 1 with ‘Last Christmas’, WHAM!’s influence remains strong. These vinyl editions celebrate the duo’s enduring pop legacy and the resurgence of vinyl, inviting long-time fans and newcomers alike to rediscover the magic of WHAM!’s most celebrated albums.