Radio will love it. Entertainment Weekly ' s Jim Farber gave the song an "A", he stated: "It took real guts to release a salute to a one-night stand in this, the era of abstinence," also praising its "devilishly seductive bass" and "sleekly probing horns". Ferber concluded his review by calling the track "best slow-groove dance record since Lisa Stansfield 's ' All Around the World.
Cash Box wrote: "The new "Fastlove" pumps up both the volume and the velocity for a terminally danceable, happy-feet track that's sure to become a staple in discos across the U. While reviewing Older , Stephen Thomas Erlewine from AllMusic said although "Fastlove" is the album's only dance track, but it still "lacks the carefree spark of his earlier work.
Dre -style whistling synths. In , Brendon Veevers from British webzine Renowned for Sound ranked the song at number 4 on his "Top 10 George Michael Hits" list, stating: "[The song] is a slick, ultra-modern dance-pop track that sits quite contrasting to the rest of the Older tracks but has held up exceptionally well over the past almost years since it was offered to us.
The song reached the number one spot in United Kingdom, where it stayed for three weeks. It also reached number one in Australia, Hungary and Spain. In the United States, "Fastlove" peaked at number eight and has since become a classic in George Michael's catalogue. It finished at number 62 on the US Billboard year-end chart. To date, this is the final George Michael single to enter the Billboard Hot Additionally, it peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Rhythmic chart and number 14 on the Billboard Mainstream Top Directed by Vaughan Arnell and Anthea Benton , the music video begins with a flickering virtual reality image of a woman on a bed followed by a man sitting in a black chair using a high-tech remote control device to "flip" through a variety of sexual virtual reality characters.
Michael appears in the black chair, which is equipped with speakers. At one point, one of the dancers is shown wearing headphones displaying the word 'FONY' in the style of the Sony corporate logo, a reference to the contractual dispute Michael was having at the time with Sony Music Entertainment formerly CBS Records.
Throughout the video, there is a variety of men and women, who display a spectrum of characteristics, including one who is shy played by the song's producer Jon Douglas , another who is lustful, and another who is a complete emotional wreck played by Rachel Williams sitting in the chair and using the remote control to summon more sexual characters.
As the video ends, Michael is seen dancing while water rains down on him. The video ends with the same flickering virtual reality image that introduces to the video. Michael performed the song on his MTV Unplugged segment on 11 October in London , the taping later premiered on the network on 11 December. British singer Adele performed the song during the 59th Annual Grammy Awards , in tribute to Michael. She restarted her slow, mournful arrangement of it at one point because she was not satisfied with how it was going and saying that Michael was too important to her for her to not get it right.
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