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Michael Jackson's 25th 'Bad' Anniversary

Bruno del Granado previews Spike Lee's new documentary highlighting Jackson's better days.
3:00 | 09/20/12

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Michael Jackson may be doing something in that but he never got to do in life one making comebacks that night Sony records hasn't released -- -- -- -- it's -- compilation of remastered hits and on released material and Spike Lee also has a new documentary that highlights some of Jackson's better days. And joining us now via Skype to talk more about this is music and media consultant my friend Bruno -- -- how are you doing -- Bloody Sunday morning John -- -- RNA quoted yet tell us why is there such a commotion around the 25 anniversary F. Michael Jackson's bad album. Well because we have to go back to 1987 when when bad was about to come out Michael spent five years working on the -- -- -- thriller which at that time -- sold 25 million albums and was the best selling album ball and it still is so the expectation was tremendous. It is said that Michael everywhere -- when she would write 100 as of you know wanting to sell 100 million copies. Out on the winning team now Adams received a lukewarm response that was under rated -- -- -- -- that we knew when you look at the and dance. Dance and music and the production values that Michael brought into that bet out ninety speech when he legislator. While this is the real genius at work now. Quincy Jones -- that -- -- that Michael was very involved it was like you practice has finally become the jedi masters and studios. Yeah absolutely you know did you say -- was five years between thriller on this album. Yes that was released in 1982 and that yeah. August 97. -- even mind Michael between eighty to 87. Didn't -- world tour with his brother's victory tour. He was also in on the cover of time Newsweek. Disneyland opened a bright just for him to cap the only ride which has been revived recently. He was everywhere so he didn't really had -- time -- follow up. The recording of thriller. He didn't want to go back to the studio 84 after the -- to be listening to -- because of commitments and brought tells about an Spike Lee documentary that point five. This is -- too large not to -- it's quite has been working on for many many months with the blessing of Michael Jackson's family India's state. It is real -- Behind the scenes. Making -- footage also -- Michael had to quit because the other thing about Michael he was such a visual artists that he would have cameras and recording studio. -- usually recorded all the outtakes of the song so so we're getting witnessed large document Canada and insiders -- The recording process of down. Michael Quincy Jones Michael and show pro it's it's just a tremendous insider's view and it's it's -- recording process itself. Well tell us why do you think Michael's legacy is stronger today and it was when the bad album came out. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- An artist I'm getting on Wednesday -- -- to his or her. -- -- their best Michael run under visual aspect -- components. Also the sponsorship and an endorsement deals he generated with Pepsi. And Hillary got here and on these other companies that was unheard of before -- you really took everything to a new level what we see in today's music business is. -- the -- you what Michael Jackson invented twenty by thirty years ago. About what one -- question do you think there's a chance someone to become the next Michael Jackson we've got usher Justin Timberlake Justin Bieber they've all been compared to MJ what do you think. They are they're very close they're good students but I don't think we'll ever see your shining stars writers Michael Jackson at least not in our lifetime he was unique in every sense or. Bruno thank you so much and I battery which in my mouth. Now yeah of course there's only one Michael Jackson --

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