Michael is a compilation album and first posthumous album of previously unreleased tracks by American singer Michael Jackson , released on December 14, by Epic Records and Sony Music Entertainment. It is the first release of all-new Jackson material since Invincible in and the seventh since Jackson's death on June 25, The album drew controversy over the authenticity of some vocals. Announced on November 12, , Michael features 10 tracks. According to Sony, the song, along with two other tracks from the album, " Monster " and "Keep Your Head Up," was recorded in the home studio of Jackson' family friend Eddie Cascio in New Jersey in and was "recently brought to completion. In the years prior to his death, Jackson was reported to be working with contemporary hitmakers such as singer-songwriter Akon and producer RedOne. However, in its unfinished state, the song leaked in July Prior to the album's release, a lawyer for Jackson's father Joe stated that Jackson was a perfectionist and "would never have wanted his unfinished material to be released". The album's full length is 42 minutes 13 seconds and it contains 10 songs.
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Michael , the posthumous Michael Jackson album that allegedly contains tracks sung by an imposter. Just recently, a judge absolved Sony Music of any responsibility in the matter. Perhaps the label is tapping the brakes on releasing music from the late pop singer. According to reports, the track used in the album came from a session involving Jackson and Paul Anka. The unreleased track was floated to several artists before Drake used the clip after hearing it. Docs prove Michael Jackson faked his death.
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This accusation is lodged within the US court system as you read this, and, despite interesting evidence in its favor, may turn out to be true or untrue. If it did, it would make this story ten times more interesting. Serova presented research from forensic audiologist Dr. George Papcun to back her claims. Papcun concluded in a page, peer-reviewed report that the vocal on the tracks were not likely to have been recorded by the King Of Pop. It was, in basic terms, to determine whether legally-punishable injury may have been caused to members of the public who bought the record believing Jackson recorded every track.
In a US court this week, in attempting to persuade a judge that it should not be a defendant in a lawsuit over the songs, Sony hypothesised that Jackson was not the main singer on Breaking News, Keep Your Head Up and Monster — but argued that such a scenario would not mean it had no legal right to sell the music under his name. It debuted at No 3 on the Billboard , selling 85, copies in its first week. When it was released the album immediately sparked controversy over whether the voice on it really was that of the dead Thriller singer. Angelikson and Cascio have denied the claims.