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    Default Favorite MJ instrumentals

    Starting with last autumn, I've developed this fascination with instrumental versions of Michael's songs. A few of them have been officially released, while countless others are beautiful tributes from all types of sources, more well known than others.

    For a thread opener I think the next piece is a gorgeous rendition of Earth Song



    The London Symphony Orchestra does the song justice, while the creator of the YT video did a tremendous job of capturing Michael's song and his own magnificence with the pictures selected. It made me cry first time I saw it. Now I simply smile away in awe at the beauty of it all - the wonders and blessings of creation, Michael's genius & his outer brilliance

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    Listen to this guy play This Is It on the soprano sax:



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    I love instrumentals of MJ's songs, they allow me to appreciate the music all the more!

    One of the first instrumentals I listened to was of 'Bad'; it's interesting how different a song sounds without the vocals. My only thing with this instrumental is how the vocals kick in at the very end; it would have been great for this to have been pure music all the way through. I still love it, though!

    My second favorite is the Will You Be There instrumental.

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    Great stuff guys, really great. Since Will you be there has been mentioned.....



    And btw of the being there songs, a brilliant version of I'll be there


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    I was impressed by this because Wanna Be Startin Somethin seems a very difficult tune to do as a band arrangement. Also impressed by all that brass.



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    Sublime version


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    I know this is somewhat cheating but my favorite instrumentals are his own acapella.. His voice was always his best instrument on record.
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    I like the quiet songs. - Heal The World, Will You Be There, Human Nature, Man in the Mirror - also Earth Song.
    https://www.youtube.com/user/Ahess/videos - me dancing MJ - many years ago.

    I would be really glad if you rated or/and commented the videos. Thanks

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    My favourite MJ instrumental is probably Man In The Mirror. The way that song just builds and builds... a masterclass in production.

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    I've always enjoyed the instrumentals to They Don't Care About Us. I guess it the rhythmic drumbeat, or it could be the jamming guitar solo.

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