This is it! A new song by Michael Jackson was released on the singer’s website, MichaelJackson.com, early Monday morning. Listen to the song after the jump.
The single, “This Is It,” will be followed by a two-disc album with the same title on October 26. The album will feature music that inspired the film “Michael Jackson’s This Is It,” which is scheduled to be released on October 28.
I can’t help but think this is a bittersweet moment for Jackson’s kids Paris, Prince and Blanket. To hear their late father’s voice on the song must be exciting, but to know that it was part of some of the last recordings he made must be heartbreaking. For me, it just makes me wonder how much more he could have accomplished if he hadn’t died so soon.