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Eight months after his death, a new track from George Michael is set to premiere Thursday on BBC Radio 2.
Although not formally confirmed, Nile Rodgers appeared to imply on Twitter that the song was going to be his remix of the Faith-era track “Fantasy.”
Rodgers took part in an documentary on Michael before the pop star’s unexpected death on Christmas Day 2016, and had played the remix while on tour with Chic this summer.
In a statement posted on his website, Michael’s sisters reassured fans that Michael’s creative team at Sony Records “will continue bringing you all the projects they had been working so hard on for you, exactly as Yog would have wanted.” Between his planned 2017 release, songs kept in limbo during Michael’s legal battles in the 1990s and the false starts at following up 2004’s Patience, an estimated three albums’ worth of material has been left unsurfaced. These, along with known collaborations with Rodgers and producer Naughty Boy, still have no release date.
A version of this story first appeared on Billboard.com.
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