Michael Jackson: Chicago

Michael Jackson is set to release a new record next week - filled with 8 never-before-heard tracks. Originally recorded 15 years ago, the new single, Chicago, reminds us why so many were influenced by the late King of Pop.

Michael Jackson - Chicago

I’ve always wondered… when a singer/musician passes away, how much music do they have in the vault that it would be deemed good enough to create an entire album after their death?

Case in point: The late King of Pop’s upcoming posthumous album “Xscape” is due out on May 13 and features vocals the singer recorded between 1983 and 1999.

Interesting…

Originally titled ‘She Was Lovin’ Me’, the track was first recorded in 1999 and was slated for Jackson’s 2001 “Invincible” album, but didn’t make the final cut.

With a new name, the 2014 version has been produced by Timbaland, and whilst the track is a little slow at first, ‘Chicago’ really picks up during the second half. Jackson sings in his lowest register and those vocals teamed with dark and haunting beats makes for a smooth finish.