First Listen: Michael Jackson's "Breaking News"

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After controversy surrounding Howard Mann, Katherine Jackson and the new Michael Jackson single that was really just a remix of "Destiny," the King of Pop's latest, posthumous effort has actually been released, and "Breaking News" is terrific.

It's the first song from Sony's new Jackson album, due out later this year. "Breaking News" is vintage Jackson, from the vocals down to the catchy beats.

Michael Cover

The much-anticipated song is a harsh look at the media through the eyes of MJ, who knew a thing or two about scrutiny. The lyrics have the feel of a defiant, comeback proclamation from an unparalleled entertainer with something to prove.

As we previously reported, the song was recorded at the home of music producer Eddie Cascio, where Michael and his children lived for four months in 2007.

Follow the jump to hear "Breaking News" for yourself ...

Well? What did you think?

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The album cover pretty much says it all, they only show Michael up to his Dangerous era and nothing after that, even when he passed over the memorial, and his burial all displayed pictures of him in his prime, before all of the cosmetic surgery, I loved MJ and was three years older then him so naturally I grew up with J5,Jacksons and MJ when he went solo, I wished he had of found his true lifetime soulmate.This don't sound like MJ, and Sara get a life, if you dont like him dont come to these pages on him, you just look and sound stupid, and one thing MJ couldn't stand was ignorant people, and you are one of them

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sara it's people like you that piss me off michael didn't kill himself i guess you were there in his house with him if so then why didn't you call 911.and for him hurting young boys he was found NOT GUILTY ! get over it girl.

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AND (sorry for the typo)

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IT IS MICHAEL JACKSON OR ELSE THE FAMILY WOULD HAVE FILED A LAWSUIT FOR FRAUD AGAINST SONY. MICHAEL JACKSON WAS INNOCENT, SO GET A LIFE YOU LOSER, UNLESS YOU HAVE EVIDENCE THAT THE FBI, JUDGE NAD JURY DIDN'T HAVE.

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I love Michael Jackson have grew up on his music and I am just not sure this is Michael Just doesn't have his sound at all Great song but I just can't tell I would be sure sony that this is Michael before I would release any of the material that you claim to be Michael's trust me the fans will be on your butt.

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It's not him!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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ok then tell me why he had his doctor give him his med and kill him and for someone who didn't go to jail for hurting little boys is studip he had someone paid to say he's not guilty

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i think mj would roll in his grave if he heard this.its not a great track and releasing things of low quality is just insulting him

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I'M FROM GARY,IN I WAS THERE AT GARNETT ELEMETARY'S ASSEMBLY, WHEN HE SANG FOR THE SCHOOL AND HIS FAMILY OVER 40YRS AGO THATS NOT HIM IN THAT SONG THE VOICE DOES NOT HAVE THE TEXTURE OR ENERGY YOU COULD FEEL THE KING BUT NOT THIS GUY, THIS IS A DIGITIZED OVERDUBED IMPOSTER.

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If you have a music back ground in singing you can tell that the song has too much bass sound in MJ voice. I have liked his music since I was younger and this is not him.

Michael Jackson Biography

Michael Jackson mug shot Michael Jackson was the King of Pop, with the best-selling album of all-time and more than a dozen massive hits. After years of physical... More »
Born
Died
Birthplace
Gary, Indiana
Full Name
Michael Joseph Jackson