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Michael Jackson's New Song -- Mystery Scream

11/5/2010 1:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Sony has just released a teaser to Michael Jackson's new album "MICHAEL" due out next month ... but there's a big controversy over whether some of the vocals are real or fake.



In the teaser, which promotes the album's big song, "Breaking News," all we hear from Michael Jackson is a brief scream.



The question ... is it Michael Jackson's scream or that of an impostor???

By the way ... someone we know has heard the entire album and says it's "unbelievably good."  Our spy says some of the tracks sound a little like Justin Timberlake, but they are all Michael.



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166.

kitkatmac    

Sony killed MJ....and so far everything has worked out as planned!
Now they got what they have be fighting for while he was alive, control over his music...next it will be the Beatles catalog.
Sony can go to hell and take all their crappy products with them too!
If Katherine Jackson has over 300 pieces of MJ music, maybe she can have some of it released(In it's raw form) with out Sony sticking their noses in it, and donate the proceeds to charity...something to do with babies/children, that's what MJ would do!

1397 days ago
167.

Cherwood    

Who Is It?
Well, well, well......let's just say I'm on the fence asto whether this is actually Michael because the clip is so short. HOWEVER, that scream did NOT sound like him, imo...
Thing is, they can autotune something to death these days, maybe that's what they did in this case, but my main problem isn't so much about vocals--since there aren't really any to listen to, yet, but the MUSIC TRACK:
This track doesn't sound like something Michael would use as his "Wave of the future"--sounds too much like everything else out there today....all we need is Lil Wayne to provide the UBIQUITOUS Rap segment, and we're off to the races....
And where's Michael's beatboxing that he ALWAYS layered in--especially post Thriller?? It's what made Michael's CD's unique from anything else out there, besides the fact that he used all sorts of special effects for texturing. eg. the heartbeat on "Smooth Criminal" and "Is it Scary", or the Heart monitor on "Morphine", or the spy transmissions on "Stranger In Moscow"...it was that GENIUS that made these songs practically jump off the CD and into your SOUL...one moment please.....
I'm back. Thing is, although I question that track Katherine put out--it's full of Autotune and sweetening, too, but I really like the GROOVE on it--it FLOWS....and you can actually tell it's Michael singing--LOVE IT!!
Bottom line, we'll see when they release the full track, I could be wrong, and I'll own that, but even if it is him, it proves one thing:
that without Michael's touch, there is no genius and more importantly, no heart....
Guess it's like they say: Never send a BOY to do a MAN'S job....MICHAEL was that man......
Cher
MJJ Justice League 2009--WE ARE HERE TO CHANGE THE WORLD!!!
No Peace till Justice!
MICHAEL--IL.O.V.E.U4EVER and MISS-U-SO-MUCH!!

1397 days ago
169.

ZacReport    

This just proves to me that people cannot wait to dismiss this album as Michael´s album.
You guys barely heard something,
and all in here start saying is fake..
it was only a scream, if sony wanted his scream
they did not have to use an imposter to do that scream
if anyone just have a little experience in music business
you can simply cut out his words from the other albums.

1397 days ago
170.

MJprincess    

IT'S MICHAEL FOR GOD'S SAKE!!!!!!!!!!!

1396 days ago
171.

MJprincess    

IT'S MICHAEL FOR GOD'S SAKEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!

1396 days ago
172.

MiMi    


cher, disappointing. You forgot to include names in your post to give backhanded compliments & scoldings to. Or you can go back here to badmouth the "haters"...eh? Too bad most people don't care.

Posted at 4:19 AM on Nov 6, 2010 by aq

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I find your post extremely hypocritical considering this is coming from one who continuously gives "backhanded scoldings" to MJ and his family... eh?

LoL...

1396 days ago
173.

Mastura Jackson    

LOVE IT!

1396 days ago
174.

JOHN    

The same scream is in the MJ song xscape at 4.45. Do a tiny bit of research. Fake scream, jeez

1396 days ago
175.

paulla    

Let's make some money... i like it ...! I like a lie and that's a beautiful lie !

1396 days ago
176.

mymjj5    

By the way ... someone we know has heard the entire album and says it's "unbelievably good." Our spy says some of the tracks sound a little like Justin Timberlake, but they are all Michael.
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Nice try TMZ. the world knows JT is a blonde wannabe RB singer. Back in the day they called it "blue eyed soul" LMAO! But JT can't cut it. He can only copy it. Anyway whatever JT records next and wins an award....he'll be sure to give a shout out to his hero Johnny Cash!!!!! as always!!!JT can't afford to seem or come off as trying to be too black when its convenient!!!!!!!!LOL x billion!

1396 days ago
177.

Warren    

Why would sony hire a phony MJ to make a sound when all of his sounds are already recorded? All Song has to do is cut and paste his scream, hehehes, etc into a song when mixing it.

1396 days ago
178.

Sandra     

Who cares. Michael was talented but was otherwise totally dysfunctional. Please move on!!

1396 days ago
179.

Elsie    

No one can scream in a song like MJ. I've been listening to him since he was 8 and I would know it anywhere. It was definitely him.

1396 days ago
180.

nobleday    

Funny! How about a collection of shaaamonnn (however your spell it) next?

1396 days ago
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