Lori Majewski

       

George Michael

What George Michael's First 'Faith' Single Taught Me About 'Sex'

On June 1, 1987, Michael released “I Want Your Sex,” the lead-off single from his forthcoming solo album, Faith. In daring to reference the act of intercourse in the song title, the Brit managed to simultaneously torch his boy-band past, one-up controversy chasers Prince and Madonna, and force uncomfortable radio DJs around the world to utter the words “I Want Your Sex.