A List of EVERY Unreleased Michael Jackson Song (1977 - 2009)

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A am A Loser
A Baby Smiles
A Deeper Love
A Place With No Name
A Pretty Face Is
Adore You
Al Capone
All In Your Name
All The Truth You Need
Alright Now
Angel
Another Day
Apocalypse Now
Attitude
Bad Company
Bang Your Head
Basszouille
Behind the Mask
Be Me 4 A Day
Beautiful Girl
Belong 2
Best of Joy
Blue Gangsta
Bottle Of Smoke
Bottom Of My Heart
Boy No
Breaking
Breathe
Broken Chair
Bubbles
Buffalo Bill
Butter Funk
Call It Off
Can't Get Out of The Game
Can't Get Your Weight Off Of Me
Can't Stop Me Now
Can You
Carousel
Casino Night
California Grass
Changes
Cheater
Cheater Ft. Fats (From Invincible Sessions)
Chicago 1945
Coco Butter
Color of My Soul
Crack Kills
Creepin' In
Crush
D.I.E
Dark Lady
Days In Gloucestershire
Dead or Alive
Destruction
Deep In The Night
Doing Dirty
Don't Be Messin' Round
Do You Know Where Your Children Are
Do You Love Me?
Do You Want Me?
Dreams
Ease On Down The Road
Easy
Ekam Satyam
Entertainment Tonight
Faces
Fall Again
Family Thing
Fanfare Transition
Fantasy
Far, Far Away
Fear
Fever
Fly Away
For All Time
Free
From The Bottom of My Heart
Get Around
Ghost of Another Lover
Goin' to Rio
Got The Hot
Got To Find A Way Somehow
Groove of Midnight
Halloween Night
Happy Birthday Lisa
Heaven Is Here
He Who Makes The Sky Grey
Higher Ground
Hollywood
Hollywood Tonight
Hold My Hand
Hot Fever
Hot Fun In The Summertime
Hot Street
House Of Style
H2O
I Don't Live Here Anymore
I Forgive You
If You Don't Love Me
I Love You
I Love You More
I'm Dreamin'
I'm So Blue
I'm Still The King
In The Back
In The Future
Innocent Man
I Never Heard
In The Life of Chico
In The Valley
It
It's Not Worth It
I Will Miss You
Jane Is A Groupie
Kentucky
Kick It
Let Him Burn
Learned My Lesson
Little Girls
Llama Lola
Lonely Bird
Lonely Man
Love Never Felt So Good
Loving You
lowa
Lucy Is In Love With Linus
Man In Black
Maybe We Can Do It
Michael McKellar
Midnight Man
Mind Is The Magic
MJ Melody
Much Too Soon
Monkey Business
Monster (Note: Don't confuse this song with another one from the posthumous album ''Michael'' from 2010.)
Neverland Landing
Nite Line
Not Guilty
Nymphette Lover
Ode to Sorrow
On My Angel
On The Rain
On The Line
Pajamas
People Have To Make Some Sort of Joke
People of The World
Peter Pan
Pressure
Price of Fame
Pyramid Girl
Rampage
Resurrection
Revolution
River Ripple
Rocket
Rolling the Dice
Saturday Woman
Saved By The Bell
Scared of The Moon
Secret Passage
Seduction
Seeing Voices
Serious Effect
Seven Digits
She Got It
She Was Lovin' Me
She's Not a Girl
She's Not It
Shout
Shut Up & Dance
Silent Spring
Sister Sue
Slave To The Rhythm
Someone Put Your Hand Out
Someone Put Your Hands Out
Son Of Thriller
Song Groove
Spice of Life
Stand Tall
Starlight
Stay
Streetwalker
Stop The War
Strawberry Fields Forever
Sunset Driver
Susie
Sweet Music
Sympathy
Thank Heaven
Thank You For Life
That
The Future
The Gloved One
The Way You Love Me
The Sky Is The Limit
The Toy
The Trust on Youth
There Must Be More To Life Than This
Throwing Your Life Away
Tomboy
Tragedy of a Cheerleader
Trouble
Tubeway
Under Your Skin
Verdicts
Victory
Vibrationalist
What A Lonely Way To Go
What More Can I Give
What You Do To Me
What's Guy Gotta Do
What's Your Life
We Are Here To Change The World
We Are The Ones
We Be Ballin'
We've Had Enough
When You Wish Upon A Star
Who Is The Girl With Her Hair Down
Why Ft. 3T
Why
Why Can't I Be
Willing and Waiting
Work That Body
Xscape
You Are A Liar
You Are So Beautiful
You Ain't Gonna Change Nothin'
You Can't Win
You Told Me Your Lovin'
You're Supposed To Keep Your Love For Me
 

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I have no doubt there are many more we have not discovered, have yet to discover, and will never discover.
 

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any sources for some of these?

"Can't Get Out of The Game" is the 2nd part of "You Can't Win"

"Bad Company" if I recall is a Tito song (from an old article from pre-Victory, i think around May-June), Michael may have made a version though
 

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Long list, but some of these songs are already released (like Xscape and Al Capone).
 

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How on earth does the estate claim its not that many & they chose over all these titles for xscape....smh no way
 

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How on earth does the estate claim its not that many & they chose over all these titles for xscape....smh no way


Yes way. Brad Sundberg, Matt Forger, Michael Prince, etc. have stated that most of these are just working titles for what are essentially "song snippets". Instrumental, with sometimes just one line or two, of lyrics.....many with no lyrics at all and definitely no vocals.

Also, that list is really stretching it....lol. There are quite a few finished songs there, that have already been released on special editions and collections, such as: On the Line, We've Had Enough, Sunset Driver, Someone Put Your Hand Out, Scared of the Moon, You Can't Win, Monkey Business, Ease on Down the Road....to name a few. They're not likely to be considered as "unreleased" or in need of any further treatment from producers.

Starlight is the song that became Thriller. Jane is a Groupie is literally just that one line being sung over and over and over.

Mind is the Magic is the song that was created for Siegfried and Roy's magic show in Las Vegas. I can't see that being used for anything other than its original purpose and it is already kind of released and out there. Also I'm fairly sure its the intro from this song which was used in TII for the dance break and segway into TDCAU....if not, it's very similar.


Seldervi pointed out a couple of others that shouldn't be on the list, such as a song that is Tito Jackson's and "Can't Get Out of the Game", which is the ad lib/break down part at the end of "You Can't Win" and not a song in its own right.


There Must Be More to Life than This is with Freddie Mercury.

Do You Love Me and Do You Want Me are likely to be the same song snippet. Someone Put Your Hand Out is listed twice and already released anyway.

Many others on the list have been completed by producers and released posthumously, as we know.

I think most people when considering all of this will begin to see that there is not a lot left to work with. At least not of the Michael Jackson standard that fans expect.

I mean "Lucy is in Love with Linus"....really?? "Tragedy of a Cheerleader"???......nope.
 

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Yes way. Brad Sundberg, Matt Forger, Michael Prince, etc. have stated that most of these are just working titles for what are essentially "song snippets". Instrumental, with sometimes just one line or two, of lyrics.....many with no lyrics at all and definitely no vocals.

Also, that list is really stretching it....lol. There are quite a few finished songs there, that have already been released on special editions and collections, such as: On the Line, We've Had Enough, Sunset Driver, Someone Put Your Hand Out, Scared of the Moon, You Can't Win, Monkey Business, Ease on Down the Road....to name a few. They're not likely to be considered as "unreleased" or in need of any further treatment from producers.

Starlight is the song that became Thriller. Jane is a Groupie is literally just that one line being sung over and over and over.

Mind is the Magic is the song that was created for Siegfried and Roy's magic show in Las Vegas. I can't see that being used for anything other than its original purpose and it is already kind of released and out there. Also I'm fairly sure its the intro from this song which was used in TII for the dance break and segway into TDCAU....if not, it's very similar.


Seldervi pointed out a couple of others that shouldn't be on the list, such as a song that is Tito Jackson's and "Can't Get Out of the Game", which is the ad lib/break down part at the end of "You Can't Win" and not a song in its own right.


There Must Be More to Life than This is with Freddie Mercury

Do You Love Me and Do You Want Me are likely to be the same song snippet. Someone Put Your Hand Out is listed twice and already released anyway.

Many others on the list have been completed by producers and released posthumously, as we know. I think most people when considering all of this will begin to see that there is not a lot left to work with. At least not of the Michael Jackson standard that fans expect. I mean "Lucy is in Love with Linus"....really?? "Tragedy of a Cheerleader"???......nope.

I wonder if Michael's perfectionism held him back sometimes. Especially when it came to recording songs. Many of those songs that are half finished, if fully recorded would be terrific songs.
 
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Yes way. Brad Sundberg, Matt Forger, Michael Prince, etc. have stated that most of these are just working titles for what are essentially "song snippets". Instrumental, with sometimes just one line or two, of lyrics.....many with no lyrics at all and definitely no vocals.

Also, that list is really stretching it....lol. There are quite a few finished songs there, that have already been released on special editions and collections, such as: On the Line, We've Had Enough, Sunset Driver, Someone Put Your Hand Out, Scared of the Moon, You Can't Win, Monkey Business, Ease on Down the Road....to name a few. They're not likely to be considered as "unreleased" or in need of any further treatment from producers.

Starlight is the song that became Thriller. Jane is a Groupie is literally just that one line being sung over and over and over.

Mind is the Magic is the song that was created for Siegfried and Roy's magic show in Las Vegas. I can't see that being used for anything other than its original purpose and it is already kind of released and out there. Also I'm fairly sure its the intro from this song which was used in TII for the dance break and segway into TDCAU....if not, it's very similar.


Seldervi pointed out a couple of others that shouldn't be on the list, such as a song that is Tito Jackson's and "Can't Get Out of the Game", which is the ad lib/break down part at the end of "You Can't Win" and not a song in its own right.


There Must Be More to Life than This is with Freddie Mercury

Do You Love Me and Do You Want Me are likely to be the same song snippet. Someone Put Your Hand Out is listed twice and already released anyway.

Many others on the list have been completed by producers and released posthumously, as we know. I think most people when considering all of this will begin to see that there is not a lot left to work with. At least not of the Michael Jackson standard that fans expect. I mean "Lucy is in Love with Linus"....really?? "Tragedy of a Cheerleader"???......nope.

Actually, i'm working with the subreddit to produce a reliable list of unreleased song (with sources), should be out early next year at the best, couple hundred of songs
 

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Mind is the Magic is the song that was created for Siegfried and Roy's magic show in Las Vegas. I can't see that being used for anything other than its original purpose and it is already kind of released and out there.
Yeah, you can buy/download it from Amazon.
 

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are we going to hear any in future posthumous albums?

Only time will tell. Judging by the general fan reaction to posthumous projects and to producers finishing Michael's unfinished songs....I wouldn't be surprised if the answer is "no".

Just saw "All in Your Name" on the list (missed it before) - obviously that one is not unreleased.
 

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Lucy is one of my most anticipated songs to hear from him besides joy
 

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Small correction: "Serious Effect" is with LL Cool J!

Thank you! I don't wanna be running around saying the wrong thing! I have edited it out of my post now.

I think I mixed "Serious Effect" up with "State of Shock". Shame on me. Lol
 

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Yes way. Brad Sundberg, Matt Forger, Michael Prince, etc. have stated that most of these are just working titles for what are essentially "song snippets". Instrumental, with sometimes just one line or two, of lyrics.....many with no lyrics at all and definitely no vocals.

Also, that list is really stretching it....lol. There are quite a few finished songs there, that have already been released on special editions and collections, such as: On the Line, We've Had Enough, Sunset Driver, Someone Put Your Hand Out, Scared of the Moon, You Can't Win, Monkey Business, Ease on Down the Road....to name a few. They're not likely to be considered as "unreleased" or in need of any further treatment from producers.

Starlight is the song that became Thriller. Jane is a Groupie is literally just that one line being sung over and over and over.

Mind is the Magic is the song that was created for Siegfried and Roy's magic show in Las Vegas. I can't see that being used for anything other than its original purpose and it is already kind of released and out there. Also I'm fairly sure its the intro from this song which was used in TII for the dance break and segway into TDCAU....if not, it's very similar.


Seldervi pointed out a couple of others that shouldn't be on the list, such as a song that is Tito Jackson's and "Can't Get Out of the Game", which is the ad lib/break down part at the end of "You Can't Win" and not a song in its own right.


There Must Be More to Life than This is with Freddie Mercury.

Do You Love Me and Do You Want Me are likely to be the same song snippet. Someone Put Your Hand Out is listed twice and already released anyway.

Many others on the list have been completed by producers and released posthumously, as we know.

I think most people when considering all of this will begin to see that there is not a lot left to work with. At least not of the Michael Jackson standard that fans expect.

I mean "Lucy is in Love with Linus"....really?? "Tragedy of a Cheerleader"???......nope.
John Barnes has said there are quite a few songs that lyrics and music wise, ARE finished. Not polished to the standards that Michael was known to but all the elements are there and could be released. He said songs like Buffalo Bill just needs some minor fixing up and could be released.

The 1983-1986 sessions he did with Barnes, Bill Bottrell and that small team that worked on a lot of material away from Quincy, Bruce Swedien, Sundberg and others are intriguing. Everything I've heard from that period has been great imo. According to Barnes, there's quite a few tracks that could be released. Just a matter of what the estate decides to do with them
 

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There's some songs he worked with James Whitney during the 1977-1979 period we'll probably never hear:

Goodness Knows
Disco Kids
Sweet Music
 

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Holiday Inn (Destiny era outtake) (1978)
Give Her What She Wants (Goin' Places era outtake)
That Girl (Destiny era outtake)
You Not Me (later retooled as This Had To Be for The Brothers Johnson)
Just Feel It (Victory era outtake)
Make A Wish
I've Got Her Number
Turning Me Off
Homeless Bound
Don't Believe It
Bombay Nights (HIStory Era)
You Cry (HIStory Era)
Evil Eye (HIStory Era)
Revenge (HIStory Era)
The Best Thing (HIStory Era)
The Pain
 

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John Barnes has said there are quite a few songs that lyrics and music wise, ARE finished. Not polished to the standards that Michael was known to but all the elements are there and could be released. He said songs like Buffalo Bill just needs some minor fixing up and could be released.

The 1983-1986 sessions he did with Barnes, Bill Bottrell and that small team that worked on a lot of material away from Quincy, Bruce Swedien, Sundberg and others are intriguing. Everything I've heard from that period has been great imo. According to Barnes, there's quite a few tracks that could be released. Just a matter of what the estate decides to do with them

I'd definitely take John Barnes word for it. Michael already said in 83 that he thought Buffalo Bill was a hit, I think the reason why he didn't release it was because he wanted to limit his involvement with the Victory album in general. Liberian Girl was written around that same time and he held onto it until Bad sessions were in full swing. Liberian Girl was reworked but I think that Buffalo Bill's sound probably wouldn't have fit with the rest of the songs on the album. But I would love to hear it, because from I think I remember, he said that it was up-tempo.
 
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