" is a dance-pop
song co-written, arranged, produced and performed by George Michael
, which was released by Sony BMG
on 1 March 2004. It was included on Michael's fifth studio album, Patience
. The song is about and dedicated to George Michael's partner, Kenny Goss.
The music video for the song was directed by Matthew Rolston
. The video was filmed in London, United Kingdom in 2003. It shows a modern club-like setting where a holographic performance by George Michael is projected in front of a long lounge. George is also shown amongst the crowd, and in small intervals singing in front of a black background.
On 1 March 2004, "Amazing" was released in the United Kingdom. The song debuted at number four on the singles chart. Outside of the UK, the song was also successful. It reached number one in Spain and Italy.
When George Michael appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show
on 26 May 2004 to promote the album, he performed the song on the show. "Amazing" was released in the United States. Michael had previously found success in the dance clubs with "Monkey
" (1988) and "Star People
" (1997), and "Amazing" became his third release to reach the top on the Billboard'
s Hot Dance Club Songs
. It also performed well on the Hot Dance Airplay
, where it reached the top spot.
Formats and track listings
UK CD single #1
UK CD single......
- "Amazing" – 4:25
- "Freeek! '04" – 4:36