Hello

I'm Patricia and this is Big Fantastic Heaven, a fanlisting for 1980s pop group Wham! It is approved by The Fanlistings Network in the Musicians: Bands/Groups category and is part of the Fandom Savant collective.

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Last updated: 21st May 2018
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A very difficult time

As most of you know, George Michael passed away on December 25, 2016. I am truly heartbroken by this news. My sympathies to his family, friends and my fellow fans.

My Wham! Fandom

I've been a Wham! fan since around the time "Make It Big" came out. I live in the United States, so not much was known about them here until that album was released. Then, they really did make it big. ;)

After falling in love with Make it Big, I found Fantastic on cassette (yup, cassette) at a local drug store. I remember the tape said: "Wham! UK Fantastic" all together, so I thought the album was called "UK Fantastic" for quite a while. Turns out, "Wham! UK" was how the band was billed at the time (more on that in the bio in the information section).

When I got a bit older and was buying my own music, I looked for the Wham! section in Tower Records and found Music From the Edge of Heaven (I knew Last Christmas, the song I heard on the radio every December, had to have come from somewhere!).

They have remained a favorite of mine all these years. I love George Michael's voice, I have most of his solo albums and listen regularly, but Wham! still has my heart. There's just something magical about them that extends beyond pure nostalgia.

My daughter recently became obsessed with the song "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" and loves watching the video. That really rekindled my fandom, so I said, "I should go join the Wham! fanlisting, now that I have a collective again." There wasn't one. So here we are.

Thanks for being here (and for reading this).


Disclaimer

Big Fantastic Heaven is a fan creation and is in no way official. It is not approved by or affiliated with Wham!, George Michael, Andrew Ridgeley, Pepsi & Shirlie, Deon Estus, or any other associated persons. For entertainment purposes only. Not for profit.