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    Default Was Michael Jackson Pitched ?

    Does anyone else think that Michael Jackson was pitch shifted in the "Jacksons Triumph" Album?

    Songs such as
    "Lovely One",
    "Everybody",
    "Can You Feel It"

    They sound pitched apart from the other four that are on the album O_o.
    Wonder if anyone else noticed this or not!

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    Default Re: Michael Jackson Was Pitched!

    Don't think he was pitched up. He could just sing in a high pitch if he wanted to.

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    Default Re: Was Michael Jackson Pitched ?

    I dont think he was pitched. Listen to his live
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    Default Re: Was Michael Jackson Pitched ?

    people always say stuff about how 2000 Watts was pitched. I'm actually not sure :S

    Billie Jean sounds varisped to be a quarter pitch higher than the correct scale. Some say Beat It was done the same but I don't think so (when I lower that pitch it sounds like the way it was edited in MSG concert.

    For "live" the playback of Beat It was pitched in the MSG concerts, TWYMMF was almost always pitched in live performances.
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    Default Re: Was Michael Jackson Pitched ?

    MJ was never pitched. He had a very high pitch/vocal range.


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    Default Re: Was Michael Jackson Pitched ?

    I don't believe it was necessary for him.

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    Default Re: Was Michael Jackson Pitched ?

    I think that 'Lovely One' voice was his real singing voice like that was just the ideal pitch for him.

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    Well according to Joe Vogel, when he interviewed Michael's engineer for the 2000 Watts song, that was Michael real voice. I think Michael has an incredible range, that is how talented he is.
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    Default Re: Was Michael Jackson Pitched ?

    In all honesty, I always thought Tabloid Junkie could be a little pitched. But that's just my op.

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    Default Re: Was Michael Jackson Pitched ?

    Some of Mike's tracks are pitched. According to Bruce Swedien they pitched some tracks on the Bad album to make the mixes tighter, which is obvious if you compare the single mix of Another Part Of Me to the album mix (the single mix is pitched up one key).

    And Frankyboy5 is right about Billie Jean, it is a quarter pitch higher than what it should be. Any musician here can testify that you won't be able to play along with Billie Jean if you don't retune your instrument of choice (I'm a keyboard player and always have to adjust my synthersizers accordingly when jamming on BJ)..

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    Default Re: Was Michael Jackson Pitched ?

    Never new Bruce Swedien said that.
    Can you tell us when please?

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    i thought that too about the Triumph album.Itls a bit diiferent from the rest, different but still beautiful.I love how his voice sounds on that album.And somebody said about the live performances of some of the songs on Triumph but actually they do sound different form the album version.For me is obvious.I am not a musician though, I canlt tell for sure but is what I hear.Pitching is a bad thing to do?CAuse for sure it sounds beautiful.

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    Default Re: Was Michael Jackson Pitched ?

    Quote Originally Posted by lucilla View Post
    Never new Bruce Swedien said that.
    Can you tell us when please?

    It's been discussed on the gearslutz.com forum, and other mj forums..
    http://www.gearslutz.com/board/so-mu...-album-15.html

    http://www.maximum-jackson.com/discu...hp/t-8447.html
    ...

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    Default Re: Was Michael Jackson Pitched ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nighty View Post
    It's been discussed on the gearslutz.com forum, and other mj forums..
    http://www.gearslutz.com/board/so-mu...-album-15.html

    http://www.maximum-jackson.com/discu...hp/t-8447.html
    ...
    Interesting.
    Yes, I know gearslutz. Thanks for the links.


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    Default Re: Was Michael Jackson Pitched ?

    Didn't Michael say in Moonwalk that he was trying for a different style on Triumph?

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