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New George Michael song gets fans ‘High’ again

Christmas came early on Wednesday for George Michael fans. The gift from the heavens arrived in the form of “This Is How (We Want You To Get High),” a previously unreleased song from Michael that marks his first posthumous music since he died on Christmas 2016. Upbeat but with a melancholy streak, the track — co-written and co-produced by Michael and James Jackman — was started in early 2015 before being completed late that year in the “Faith” crooner’s final recording sessions. With its sophisto-pop lushness to match Michael’s velvety vocals — oh so good to hear again — “This Is How” recalls the sound of 1996’s underappreciated “Older” album. “This is how we want you to get high/This is how we want yo ...