Michael Jackson’s much anticipated new album “Michael” to be released December 14th. Epic Records has announced Michael Jackson’s first posthumous album “Michael” will drop on December 14th. The first singe “Breaking News,” a never heard before song, will stream on MichaelJackson.com for one week on November 8th. The album cover was created by painter Kadir Nelson in 2009. You can view the “Michael” album cover and teaser after the jump.
Here’s the press release
“The much anticipated album of newly completed recordings from Michael Jackson entitled MICHAEL will be released on December 14 by Epic Records in conjunction with the Estate of Michael Jackson. Tomorrow, an exclusive teaser for the project will appear on www.michaeljackson.com; on Monday, November 8th the world premiere of “Breaking News,” a full track from the album, will stream on the site for one week only.”
“The creative process never stopped for the King of Pop who was always planning for his next album; unbeknownst to many fans around the world Michael Jackson was writing and recording songs continuously everywhere from a friend’s home in New Jersey to studios in Las Vegas and Los Angeles with a small group of handpicked collaborators. Now, through the unique stories that will be told about the songs that comprise MICHAEL, fans will get mind-blowing insight into how this artist worked and a chance to hear the songs he most recently created along with tracks that Michael had a desire to bring to fruition.”