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New Michael Jackson Tracks -- Real or Phony?

11/3/2010 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Two of Michael Jackson's children are adamant -- some of the soon-to-be released MJ song tracks are frauds.

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As we have been reporting, Sony will be releasing a Michael Jackson album before Christmas, featuring 10 - 12 original tracks.  We're told 5 of the tracks were recorded at the New Jersey home of record producer Eddie Cascio

Michael and his kids stayed at Cascio's family home for 4 months in 2007, when the tracks were recorded, along with remixes that were released on the Thriller 25 Album.

The Jackson family believes the Cassio tracks in question were fakes -- sung by a Michael Jackson sound-alike.  We're told Prince says he was upstairs at the Cascio's house when many of the tracks were recorded and was able to hear the music, and none of what he heard matches the Sony tracks. 

We're also told Paris is "adamant" -- she does not believe her dad's voice is on the tracks in question.

But the estate claims there are sound experts who say conclusively the tracks are the real deal.

People connected with the Sony project believe the kids are being "manipulated" by Katherine Jackson and other family members who don't want the album released.


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1.

Mike    

Are these the songs where he sings about molesting kids? I don't think Hell is fond of Christmas songs.....LOL HA HA

1263 days ago
2.

natasha    

Nonsense, leave the Jacksons alone.The media loves creating drama.

1263 days ago
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natasha    

Are these the songs where he sings about molesting kids? I don't think Hell is fond of Christmas songs.....LOL HA HA

Posted at 12:54 AM on Nov 3, 2010 by Mike
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LOL you Fail.

1. Michael was not a molestor so why would he sing about molesting children.

2. There is no such thing as hell, it's a sate of mind that maybe u are in. If u have been abused as a child it's never to late to seek help.

1263 days ago
4.

BrAnBa    

Oh, here we go...this is how the children will be living their lives. Constantly having to defend their dad from all the leaches, being asked stupid questions, trying to deal with the greed in the family, maybe even being pressured to perform...you name it. I feel so sorry for them.

1263 days ago
5.

Pinky    

Why wouldn't the family want the album released? That doesn't make sense as an excuse since they only stand to benefit from the sale. Maybe they're right in that it isn't Michael's voice. Guess what? Fans can tell the difference too, so Sony should be dern certain that what it releases is genuine. . . .

1263 days ago
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JLS    

The kids were VERY young when they stayed in New Jersey and overheard this music. Further, they are kids. Listen to the experts. If this music is a fake, all of us MJ fans will KNOW, believe me! I bet it's real. I don't wish any more trauma on the children. I'm sad they have to feel like this.

By the way, POSTER #1, he was NEVER convicted of that. See if you can work hard to get past this nonsense.

1263 days ago
7.

ethio    

Michael Jackson was innocent.
The accusations were false.
Michael Jackson was cleared of ALL charges by the court.

1263 days ago
8.

Gina    

Michael we love you so much.
I know you love us more, but we love you even more :)))))))))))

1263 days ago
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Gina    

"The kids were VERY young when they stayed in New Jersey and overheard this music. Further, they are kids. Listen to the experts. If this music is a fake, all of us MJ fans will KNOW, believe me! "

Totally agree. So all this has no point and I don't think Sony would ever release fake Michael music.

1263 days ago
10.

Mina    

WHY WOULD THE CASCIOS, MICHAELS LONGTIME FRIENDS, GIVE THE ESTATE FAKE SONGS????????????????????????????

WHY??????????????????????????????????????????

Joe Jackson was just recently denied any access to Michael's Estate and any financial gain from the album, or any project, by the court. The very next day Roger Friedman wrote a column about this about a supposed imposter... on the very same album, citing a family source. (?) Who might that be? Didn't Joe Jackson say that it wasn't Michael Jackson in "This Is It" too?
please dont use the to push an agenda, either way.

1263 days ago
11.

ralu    

For those people who still think MJ was a bad person... GET OVER IT!!!! You just wish he had something bad about him because he was TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!!! And he still IS by the way... YOu should just get over it, HE IS THAT GOOD! Lol... Grow up and try to be even just half a good person as he was!

1263 days ago
12.

Sincerity    

I really don't believe the administrators of Michael Jackson's estate would risk damaging his legacy by releasing fake, unauthenticated recordings. These music professionals seem to be very astute about how the music business operates and perhaps the Jackson's should allow them to decide what's best. What the children heard in 2007 was probably unedited vocal tracks before additional instruments and sound effects were added to update them for their current release. Digital recordings can be easily altered and maybe the producers decided to "radically rearrange" the original vocal tracks to appeal to a wider audience. Unless someone has actually worked with music editing software and equipment, they really wouldn't understand the process.

1263 days ago
13.

HumanNature    

THE JACKSON FAMILY ARE WRONG BY BRINGING IN THE CHILDREN INTO THIS NEGATIVE DRAMA!!!

I AGREE, SONY WOULD NOT RELEASE ANY MUSIC BY MJ IF THEY KNEW IT WAS NOT HIM!!!

MJ HARD COLD FANS KNOWS HIS MUSIC!!!

THE JACKSON FAMILY ARE TOTALLY DESTROYING MJ LEGACY!!!!!

ENOUGH OF THE BS!!!!!!

1263 days ago
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blue pen    

The fans will know. Sony should release a snippet and let us decide. I imagine the Jackson family don't want this released because they a) aren't getting a cut b) haven't been asked to add dodgy vocals.

1263 days ago
15.

Truth    

IF SONY IS SO SURE IT'S MJ'S VOICE, POST CLIPS ONLINE AND LET THE FANS AND OTHER EXPERTS JUDGE!!!!!

I AGREE THE KIDS WERE YOUNG AND HEARING SONGS LIVE IS NOT THE SAME AS A MASTERED TRACK WITH ALL THE VOCAL AND MUSICAL KINKS ELIMINATED. ALSO, MUSICAL ARRANGEMENTS AND PRODUCTIONS DO CHANGE. WE DO NOT KNOW AT WHAT STAGE THE KIDS HEARD THE TRACKS BEING RECORDED - BEGINNING, MIDDLE OR END? BESIDES, IF THIS WAS RECORDED IN A SEALED SOUND PROOF STUDIO, HOW WOULD THE KIDS HEAR IT FROM UPSTAIRS?? HMM, YA THINK...

1263 days ago
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