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George Michael to partner with Absolute on charity single

By | Published on Thursday 3 March 2011

George Michael

George Michael has teamed up with Absolute Marketing & Distribution for the release of a cover version of New Order’s ‘True Faith’ in aid of Comic Relief.

The new version of the record will go on sale digitally shortly after it airs as part of the Comic Relief tediosities on BBC1 on 13 Mar, and then physically the next day. The single will be released by Michael’s own Aegan Records, with sales, marketing and distribution coming from Absolute.

Absolute MD Henry Semmence told CMU: “We are delighted that George Michael has chosen Absolute Marketing & Distribution to be the label services partner for Aegean Records. George is one of the greatest songwriters and performers that this country has ever produced and it is quite simply an honour to be working with him on this project, which we all hope will raise lots of money for Comic Relief”.