Michael Jackson's new album shows the terror in the King of Pop's soul

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A new compilation, Scream, lays bare the phantasmagoria that plagued Michael Jackson, everywhere from the bedroom to the public eye

Following the posthumous albums Michael and Xscape, it would appear the well of unreleased Michael Jackson material is running dry. There was a flurry of excitement as a “new album” was announced earlier this year, entitled Scream, due to go on sale on 29 September. But the only new music on it is a mashed-up version of five relatively deep cuts, tacked on to the end of a compilation – one that is fascinatingly awkward in its presentation of Jackson.

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