Glenn Gamboa of New York Newsday previewed Tuesday’s release of Michael Jackson’s new album, Invincible and say nothing will take his ‘King of Pop’ moniker away, “Try as he might to abdicate his musical throne, with all the offstage weirdness — the cringe-inducing skin-lightening, nose-whittling, mask-wearing and lawsuit-dodging — it’s not enough.”
Jacko’s Last Minute ‘Invicible’ Work
October 29, 2001 – Foxnews.com’s Roger Friedman reports Michael Jackson was still working on Invincible, his album out tomorrow, on September 21, as Carole Bayer Sager admits work she did on Jackson’s album that day appeared on the final cut. The article at FoxNews.com has since been removed.
Jacko Sales Predictions Dwindle
October 27, 2001 – The Sunday Times reports that while initial hopes by Sony expected Michael Jackson’s new album Invincible to clear 600,000 copies, following general record sales slump, cruel previews and the decline in Jackson’s popularity, the album may not even sell half that figure according to analysts.
Jacko’s D.C. Video Shoot Nixed By White House
October 27, 2001 – US Weekly reports Michael Jackson’s efforts to use different landmarks in Washington D.C. as filming backdrops for his new charity single, “What More Can I Give” were nixed by the White House for security reasons, according to a source. Jackson wanted to film the spots while he and the other singers were in town for the RFK Stadium performance last Sunday.