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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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76.

MichaelJACKSON    

SONY-MICHAEL JACKSON RELATIONSHIP FOR DUMMIES
http://muzikfactorytwo.blogspot.com/2010/10/michael-jackson-sony-relationship-for.html

WHY DID SONY SABOTAGE MJ's INVINCIBLE ALBUM?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sL-iKzbnOOk

-Would we hurt Michael's legacy or children, if we don't buy?
!!!!!!NO!!!!!! Michael's legacy is embedded in World Culture. It does NOT need to be validated by being #1 on charts!

Katherine has NOT gotten a DIME from MJ Estate since his death.
http://dimewars.com/Blog/Michael-Jackson-s-Mother-Not-Getting-Paid-From-His-Estate-.aspx?BlogID=1bcf5365-2a6e-4f9f-801f-c85077fde730

REMEMBER, KATHERINE & MICHAEL'S CHILDREN OPPOSE THIS ALBUM!!!!!

Most of your concerns/questions about Sony Boycott are here:
http://mjfansboycottsony.weebly.com/message-from-muzikfactory2-to-fans.html

We are NOT boycotting Michael, we are boycotting Sony & John Branca. We have got to recover his Estate from the hands of his adversaries that he distanced himself in life. DON'T shake hands with his enemies to get some songs. This boycott is to show Branca and Sony that we do NOT wish to do busines with them! We might NOT have say over CA CORRUP courts to sentence Murray but WE HAVE POWER TO RAISE OUR VOICE TO BRANCA & SONY!

Consider all angles before making an informed decision that benefits Micahel and his children. Please don't be selfish.

"How you gonna release Michael Jackson when Michael Jackson ain't here to bless it? Now that he isn't not part of the process, what are you doing? I just think that's disrespectful. What's wrong with what he already contributed to the world? You don't disrespect someone when they are gone. How much can you suck from his energy? Freaking Parasites"

-WILL I AM about MJ New Album

1362 days ago
77.

scudrunner4    

Look! All they have to do is test the voice. Its a voice check to see if the voice 'Graph' matches the original. Simple. All this crap is about $$$$$$ & Katherine is panicking because all she gets now is $86,000 p/mo. My mother used to panic when she got below $100,000 in her checking per month. Hell all I was getting by on was $1000 a month & I'm getting less now. So, LIVE WITH IT Katherine! I had More Money at one time but Maddoff Made-Off with it.....

1361 days ago
78.

mspaap    

NOT ONLY IS THIS MUSIC PHONY ITS GARBAGE! MICHAEL WOULD NEVER PUT ANYTHING TOGETHER THIS TERRIBLE!

THAT IS WHY THIS CONFUSION SONG IS MORE MUSIC THAN MICHAEL.

THE JACKSON FAMILY HAS MICHAEL REAL UNRELEASED MUSIC DUHHH.

I DECIDED NOT TO BUY SONY WHEN MICHAEL WAS TREATED SO BADLY.

THIS CONFIRMS I MADE THE RIGHT DECISION NOT TO EVER BUY SONY PRODUCTS.

1360 days ago
79.

marson    

I loved the song, and it is Michael and I have been listening since he was 9 years old. I found myself listening over and over just like all the music he wrote. I have listened over and over and never get tired of it, and never will. I think the family needs to let the kids be kids and not drag them into this stuff. Why wouldn't the family want it released since they will profit from it. They really didn't spend much time with Michael in the last 10 years so how would they really know. Always so much drama with the Jacksons.

1359 days ago
80.

1817    

the majority of the song (90some %) is MJ.......i am not a hard-core fan but small parts of the song did NOT sound like HIM......if u listen at the end of the song, his trade mark "hee hee" has a different tone.....like its more flat then sharp.

Maybe its the power of suggestion......who knows, but i am sticking to my 90 some%

Cool song but let's home this is not an offical release.

1359 days ago
81.

sweetcancer    

LOL...Master of Manipulation...is it him or isnt it, is it real or is it fake, did he do that or didnt he...I bet wherever hes @ hes ROTFLHAO cos he did it again, everyone trying to figure out this puzzle... Ya gotta love'em he is the Master at creating the game... somethings never change! Love Ya MJ xoxo

1359 days ago
82.

1817    

it's hard to say when we have not heard these songs for ourselves. these kids could pulling a stunt or they could b talking truth. I guess we will see when the cd is released.

1345 days ago
83.

kitkatmac    

This makes total sense, the Jackson family is trying to keep us from buying the album because it is from Sony. Probably 90% of it is MJ's voice, but way go against everything MJ faught for in 2007 when he told us what Sony was doing to him. It was loud and clear, Sony did not promote him,and was holding a grudge because he owned a piece of them.
Now they are trying to cash in on everything MJ!!!!
I would suggest not buying the album, and just listen to it some other way without letting Sony have a dime!
This is why the Jackson clan is against it!, I'm with them on this one.
By the way TMZ, you just have to always find the worst photo of MJ....there are sooo many great pic's of him out there. Oh wait, you are the media and I guess you are unable to be nice.

1334 days ago
84.

secretsquirrelontop    

Only people who have authentic NEW MJ songs are his mother Kathrine and her partner and family friend, Howard Mann.

1174 days ago
85.

JennySavesAPenny    

LEAVE THE KIDS and Kathrine out of this!!! I hope kathrine and mr howard mann make an amazing future for those kids and keep them from the medias BS!!!!

1168 days ago
86.

justme    

people who care about michael and feel his feelings know breaking news is fake some of the tracks like hollywood tonight and behind the mask are real but breaking news and some are fake

1054 days ago
87.

Cassie    

Here we go yet AGAIN. When and where does it end? Katherine and the kids manipulated? Jesus Christ, help us all.

876 days ago
88.

Barb. A.    

MJ said himself, that he had finished song's but they were not released at that time because they didn't quite fit the album he was putting out and said that maybe he would release them for a different album at a later time. So it is possible that these are some of MJs finished works. We will have to wait and see. Stop letting the media catch you in whirlwind.

876 days ago
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