View Poll Results: Which ballad on Invincible do you like the most?

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  • Break Of Dawn

    41 13.06%
  • Heaven Can Wait

    15 4.78%
  • Butterflies

    30 9.55%
  • Speechless

    112 35.67%
  • You Are My Life

    23 7.32%
  • Don't Walk Away

    23 7.32%
  • Cry

    12 3.82%
  • The Lost Children

    18 5.73%
  • Whatever Happens

    40 12.74%
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    Default Re: Most beautiful ballad on Invincible

    Speechless

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    Default Re: Most beautiful ballad on Invincible

    Indeed, the obvious choice for me is Speechless even before I opened the thread and read the choices lol

    "Whatever Happens" and "Don't walk away" make a good 2nd and 3rd choice as I love the heart breaking 'story line' in it but it's the A Capella in "Speechless" that rips your heart out really
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    The lost children.... such un underrated song :'(

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    Default Re: Most beautiful ballad on Invincible

    Break of Dawn for me. Just wish MJ would have done all the background vocals himself.

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    Butterflies got my vote. I set this song as my wake-up alarm. I wake up with MJ's whispering "Butterflies" every mornings

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    Don’t Walk Away punches me in the heart every single time. His voice and the lyrics are flawless.

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    I’m currently addicted to “don’t walk away” beautiful song.

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    Default Re: Most beautiful ballad on Invincible

    It's a tough choice between Speechless and Butterflies, as both are gorgeous songs and feature some of the finest vocals from Michael. I'll go with Speechless, but only just.
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    Default Re: Most beautiful ballad on Invincible

    I voted for Whatever Happens as I love everything about it: the melody, the lyrics, the mood and it has the most balanced production for me.

    I agree though that Speechless has the most amazing vocals, I just wish the instrumentation was more stripped down, sort of acoustic to convey better the vulnerable and... well, speechless feel to it.

    Break Of Down could be also perfect for me with MJ only background vocals.

    Butterflies is a beautiful song with great vocals that I appreciate a lot, but the style isn't really my cup of tea.

    I consider The Lost Children a good song too with an important topic so dear to MJ.

    And I must confess that although it's quite an average song I can't help but like Cry, the melody is just so nice to my ears, I always have to hum along when I hear it.

    Hmmm, reading through this there isn't such a big problem with the ballads on Invincible after all (which has been my impression). Maybe it's just that there's too many of them on one album and not well-sorted.
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    BREAK OF DAWN


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    Default Re: Most beautiful ballad on Invincible

    Break of Dawn is just incredible and it is really Prince like too. The sexy sound of this smouldering ballad is Michael's best quiet storm ballad of all time and reminds me a lot of Al Green, Marvin Gaye and even some Teddy Prendergrass along with Prince at his most sexy and soulful.

    The whole album is full of killer ballads and Michael's voice just sores, some of his best singing is on Invincible.
    Speechless, Heaven can wait, Cry, Butterflies, You are my life and of course Wahtever Happens are just vocal magic.

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    Default Re: Most beautiful ballad on Invincible

    Speechless is beautiful but I had to vote for Don't Walk Away.

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    This is the first poll I have voted on! I like a lot of these songs, but I will pick Whatever Happens. The lyrics, the way the song sounds, and Michael's vocals all pass for me.

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    Default Re: Most beautiful ballad on Invincible

    Wow I just realized there were 9 slow/ballads on this album. Maybe that was the problem. Heaven can wait is an amazing r&b jam. Maybe not your typical Michael song but incredible music. Now break of dawn is a song you can get down to with your significant other and the base line at the 3rd quarter mark is funky as hell. Love it

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    Default Re: Most beautiful ballad on Invincible

    I never understood the love for speechless. I ca't stand it, totally dislike the lyrics and a cappella stuff. Corny to the max

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