Monday, December 26, 2016

Emma Wiklunds grief for George Michael – the Express newspaper

the Video to the George Michael hit “Too funky” was groundbreaking when it came out in 1992.

One of the supermodels who appeared in the video was the Swedish model Emma Wiklund.

“I was honored to work with George. Your and your music will be missing”, she writes on Instagram.

The Swedish supermodel Emma Wiklund hit it big when she appeared in the video for George Michael’s superhit “Too funky” in 1992.

Emma, who then called Sjöberg, starred together with famous supermodels like Eva Herzigova, Linda Evangelista, Nadja Auermann, Estelle Hallyday, Shana Zadrick, Tyra Banks, Beverly Peele, and Emma Balfour in popvideon which was groundbreaking in its time.

George Michael himself appeared only a short moment when he stood behind a camera and directed the models on the catwalk.

Something like that had never been done before and the video and the song received a lot of attention.

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In an interview with Vogue, tells the Swedish model of cooperation with the superstar who passed away during the christmas day.

– the Video was made to raise money for aids research. I think that George Michael was in a dispute with Sony, so he couldn’t make any album before the contract had expired. But he could do the song “Too funky,” she says and continues:

” I know that George wanted to work with Thierry Mugler. because his shows were like kabareter – it was more like going to the theatre, there was something extra special. Mugler always come with big surprises. There was always music combined with those amazing creations. The video was made as a charity, we did it all for free.

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George Michael passed away on christmas day 2016 in his home in London. The artist should, according to the information have passed away under the quiet circumstances, after having suffered from congestive heart failure.

“I was honored to work with George. Your and your music will be missing”,, writes Emma Wiklund on Instagram

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