The Word On... Michael, Michael Jackson

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The Independent Culture

"If there is a heaven, and if Tupac, Cobain, Presley et al made it through the gates, chances are they're consoling a wincing, visibly embarrassed Jackson, cursing his inability to bolt the demos drawer in Neverland's vaults just that little bit tighter."

"'Michael' should then be judged for what it is: a snapshot of Jackson's musical thought process — Photoshopped and airbrushed, but still enjoyable."

"Jackson might have done the songs very differently, or might not have wanted them released at all. The producers are guessing what he'd have done... The

worrisome thing is that Jackson's producers plan many more albums."