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.