Michael began working on what became his fifth studio album, spending two years in the recording studio.  In 2007, he pleaded guilty to drug–impaired driving after obstructing the road at traffic lights in Cricklewood in northwest London, and was subsequently banned from driving for two years and sentenced to community service. "My relationship with Kathy has changed me a lot. "She’s [Kathy's] gorgeous looking but it’s really not very important because it’s always there, always available," he told Women's Own in 1987.  His debut solo album Faith sold more than 25 million copies. , The Symphonica Tour began at the Prague State Opera House on 22 August 2011. The single was released at the end of 1991 and reached No. The album debuted at No.  The second single, "Faith", was released in October 1987, a few weeks before the album.  All proceeds from the sale of the EP benefited the Mercury Phoenix Trust. At the age of 19, Michael told Andrew Ridgeley that he was bisexual. On 21 December the hospital discharged him. It was released through Sony Music Entertainment as a condition of severing contractual ties with the label. Released as a single in June 1987, it was the third hit from the soundtrack to Beverly Hills Cop II and the first single from Michael's debut solo album Faith.It peaked at number two in the US and number three in the UK, and was a top five single in many other countries. , In 2000, Michael worked on the hit single "If I Told You That" with Whitney Houston, a song which was meant to feature Michael Jackson, initially. This single became the UK Christmas number one in December 1984, holding Michael's own song, "Last Christmas" by Wham!, at No. , "Mother's Pride" gained significant radio play in the US during the first Persian Gulf War during 1991, often with radio stations mixing in callers' tributes to soldiers with the music. "As", his duet with Mary J. Blige, was released as the second single in many territories around the world. '", After pleading "no contest" to the charge, Michael was fined US$810 and sentenced to 80 hours of community service. According to his website, the 80-show tour was seen by 1.3 million fans.  In 1991, Michael released an autobiography through Penguin Books titled Bare, co-written with Tony Parsons. , Twenty Five was released in North America on 1 April 2008 as a 29-song, two-CD set featuring several new songs (including duets with Paul McCartney and Mary J. Blige and a song from the short-lived TV series Eli Stone) in addition to many of Michael's successful songs from both his solo and Wham!