It was released to radio on 29 June 2012, in order to commemorate the 30-year anniversary since his first single (co-written by Andrew Ridgeley) entered the British charts in 1982. [1] The song received its debut live performance (alongside "Freedom! His reading of Bob Dylan's "Tears of Rage," towards the end of the record rivals, if not eclipses, the Band's. '90") at the 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony on 12 August 2012 and subsequently entered the UK Singles Chart at number 15. The song has also charted in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. Gene Clark's 1971 platter, with its stark black cover featuring his silhouette illuminated by the sun, was dubbed White Light-- though the words never appear on the cover -- and if ever a title fit a record, it's this one. Produced by the late guitarist Jesse Ed Davis (who also worked with Taj Mahal, Leon Russell, Link Wray, and poet John Trudell, among others), Clark took his songs to his new label with confidence and they supported him. "White Light" is a song by English singer George Michael. Clark's writing, as evidenced on "The Virgin," the title cut, "For a Spanish Guitar," "One in a Hundred," and "With Tomorrow," reveals a stark kind of simplicity in his lines. Now this is classic rock. The song received its debut live performance (alongside "Freedom! After leaving the Byrds in 1966, recording with the Gosdin Brothers, and breaking up the Dillard & Clark group that was a pioneering country-rock outfit, Clark took time to hone his songwriting to its barest essentials. Gene Clark's 1971 platter, with its stark black cover featuring his silhouette illuminated by the sun, was dubbed White Light -- though the words never appear on the cover -- and if ever a title fit a record, it's this one. '90") at the 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony on 12 August 2012 and subsequently entered the UK Singles Chart at number 15.
This was his final original song released before his death in December 2016.

Over its nine original tracks, it has established itself as one of the greatest singer/songwriter albums ever made. It was released to radio on 29 June 2012, in order to commemorate the 30-year anniversary since his first single (co-written by Andrew Ridgeley) entered the British charts in 1982. Over its nine original tracks, it has established itself as one of the greatest singer/songwriter albums ever made. On 19 August 2012, the song entered the UK Singles Chart at number 15, becoming his last top 40 hit in his lifetime, following his death on 25 December 2016. After leaving

*sales figures based on certification alone, Austriancharts.at – George Michael – White Light", Ultratop.be – George Michael – White Light", Lescharts.com – George Michael – White Light", Offiziellecharts.de – George Michael – White Light", Dutchcharts.nl – George Michael – White Light", "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100", Spanishcharts.com – George Michael – White Light", Swisscharts.com – George Michael – White Light", "Italian single certifications – George Michael", You Have Been Loved"/"The Strangest Thing '97, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=White_Light_(George_Michael_song)&oldid=949835063, Pages using infobox song with unknown parameters, Certification Table Entry usages for Italy, Pages using certification Table Entry with sales figures, Pages using certification Table Entry with sales footnote, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "White Light" (Voodoo Sonics Remix) – 6:58, "White Light" (Kinky Roland Remix) – 6:47, "White Light" (Steven Redant & Phil Romano Divine Vox Remix) – 7:12, "White Light" (Stereogamous Bath House Mix) – 5:05, "White Light" (Jackman & Thomas Remix) – 6:08, This page was last edited on 8 April 2020, at 19:48. This was his final original song released before his death in December 2016. The focus on these tracks is intense, they are taut and reflect his growing obsession with country music. Less wrecked and ravaged, Clark's song is more a bewildered tome of resignation to a present and future in the abyss. Using melodies mutated out of country, and revealing that he was the original poet and architect of the Byrds' sound on White Light, Clark created a wide open set of tracks that are at once full of space, a rugged gentility, and are harrowingly intimate in places. The band is comprised of Flying Burrito Brothers' bassist Chris Ethridge, the then-Steve Miller Band-pianist (and future jazz great) Ben Sidran, organist Michael Utley, and drummer Gary Mallaber.

"White Light" is a song by English singer George Michael.

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