Michael Jackson's New Single Released
Michael Jackson's posthumous single "This Is It" debuted the late singer's website and began hitting airwaves Monday, ahead of an upcoming album and film of the same name.
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Reportedly recorded by Jackson in 1991, the mid-tempo ballad features backing vocals from his brothers, a sweeping orchestra and finger-snaps. A sample lyric: "This is it, here I stand/I'm the light of the world, I feel grand."
The song is off Jackson's two-disc album, This Is It, which hits U.S. stores Oct. 27, a day before the release of his concert film, This Is It. A vinyl version of the album will be released Nov. 10.
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Jackson died June 25 from acute intoxication of the anesthetic propofol.
Listen to the song below and tell us what you think.