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There’s a New Michael Jackson Album Coming Out in May

Epic Records—Associated Press XSCAPE, an album with new songs by Michael Jackson, will be released May 13th by Epic Records

A fresh release is on its way, and it consists of eight previously unheard Michael Jackson songs culled from four decades of recordings and given a contemporary makeover by Timbaland, Stargate and other top producers

Epic Records will release an album of previously unheard Michael Jackson songs on May 13, the company announced in a statement Monday.

The eight-track album, called XSCAPE, consists of material culled from four decades of recordings made by the star before he passed away in 2009.

The material has been “comtemporized” by well-known producers such as Timbaland, Rodney Jerkins and Stargate, but fans who buy a deluxe edition of the album will also be able to hear the original versions.

The album will be available for pre-order from April 1.


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