Breaking News

Everybody wanting a piece of Michael Jackson

Reporters stalking the moves of Michael Jackson

Just when you thought he was done

He comes to give it again

They could print it around the world today

He wanna write my obituary



No matter what, you just want to read it again

No matter what, you just want to feel it again



Why is it strange that I would fall in love?

Who is that boogieman you’re thinking of?

How am I crazy cause I just don’t know

This is breaking news

This is breaking news



Everybody watching the news on Michael Jackson

They wanna see that I fall cause I'm Michael Jackson

You write the words to destroy like it’s a weapon

You turned your back on a love and you can’t get it again.



No matter what, you just want to read it again

No matter what, you just want to feel it again



Why is it strange that I would fall in love?

Who is that boogieman you’re thinking of?

How am I crazy cause I just don’t know

This is breaking news

This is breaking news



Why is it strange that I would fall in love?

Who is that boogieman you’re thinking of?

How am I crazy cause I just don’t know

This is breaking news

This is breaking news



All the news today, they say we're crazy (celebrity)

And on the screen today, we're on display (baby)



Why is it strange that I would fall in love?

Who is that boogieman you’re thinking of?

How am I crazy cause I just don’t know

This is breaking news

This is breaking news



Why is it strange that I would fall in love?

Who is that boogieman you’re thinking of?

How am I crazy cause I just don’t know

This is breaking news

This is breaking news



You're breaking the news!

Written by Michael Jackson, Eddie Cascio, James Porte / Published by Mijac Music, Jab Me Music / Produced by Teddy Riley, Angelikson, Michael Jackson / Mixed by Jean-Marie Horvat, Teddy Riley / String Session: The Benjamin Wright Orchestra / Arranged and Conducted By Benjamin Wright / Violin: Mark Cargill, Kathleen Robertson, Susan Chatman, Pamela Gates, Lesa Terry, Marisa McCleod, Richard Adkins, Yvette Devereaux, Jennifer Choi, Nicole Garcia / Viola: Karen Elaine, James “Jimbo” Ross, Cameron Patrick, Darrin McCann, Kaila Potts / Cello: Miguel Martinez, Peggy Baldwin, Nancy Stein-Ross, Ernest Ehrhardt, Giovanna Moraga Clayton, Stepanie Fife / Bass: Kevin Brandon, Francis Lui Wu / Voice Talents: Stuart Brawley, Sandy Orkin, Stacey Michaels, Michael Lefevre, Lisa Orkin / Voiceover Producer: Michael Lefevre / Drum Programming: James Porte / Bass: Stuart Brawley and James Porte / Keyboards: James Porte, Eddie Cascio & Stuart Brawley / Guitars: Joe Corcoran / Programming and Finisher: Teddy Riley / Recording Engineer: Scott Elgin, Khaliq Glover AKA Khaliq-O-Vision, Stuart Brawley, Glen Marchese, Joe Corcoran, Drew Harris / Assistant Engineer: Quenton Gilkey / String Session Recording Engineer: Reggie Dozier / String Session Assistant Engineer: Brandon Datoli / Voiceover Engineers: Myron Chandler And Dave Hampton / Vocal Arrangement: Michael Jackson, James Porte & Eddie Cascio / Michael Jackson’s Vocals Recorded by Eddie Cascio & James Porte at Angelikson Studios, NJ / Background Vocals: Michael Jackson and James Porte / “Breaking News” Reporter Voice: Stuart Brawley / Digital Editing by Joe Corcoran / Assisted by Drew Harris & Fiona Brawley / Recorded at The Backyard, LA
… This is Michael’s life under the microscope. The more success you have the more some try to tear you down. This is Michael’s personal story. This is prophecy. Michael demonstrated a keen sense of humor regarding the media. He would often disguise his voice as a journalist talking about “Michael Jackson”. He seemed to find a lot of humor in how silly things would make the news…