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Listen to Michael Jackson's New Song "Breaking News"

Listen: New Michael Jackson Song "Breaking News"

Last week I told you that we'd be getting a posthumous album from Michael Jackson, and though you'll have to wait until Dec. 14 to hear it in its entirety, today you can hear the first single, "Breaking News."

The lyrics deal with the world's perception of Jackson before his untimely death, specifically the paparazzi and scandal that seemed to follow his every move. It's quite the production, 
from the sensationalized intro of blaring MJ-related headlines to the pop singer's signature "Oooh!" But the chorus is ridiculously catchy, and I can't imagine this song not becoming a hit — or at least played out like crazy. Give it a listen when you

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lizlee89 lizlee89 6 years
good to see I'm not the only person who thought this was absolutely awful. the best, like the beats in all his songs, is definitely catchy, but the lyrics are oddly self-indulgent (which I don't necessarily think he was) and just plain cheesy. not saying the message wasn't necessarily heartfelt, but it's poorly delivered...
bisou002 bisou002 6 years
I completely agree - this just hurt my soul.
michlny michlny 6 years
so bad. so sad.
skigurl skigurl 6 years
I heard it on the radio this morning and I think it's awful. I'm sure half of it isn't even him singing. And 90% of it is just someone (him?) repeating his own name. It's delegitimizing how awesome he was when he was alive.
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