Reason #5: The album will get to play a part in the fifth anniversary of MJ's death—without overshadowing it.
We're really glad that MJ's estate isn't releasing a posthumous album right on the fifth anniversary of his death. Because if the album doesn't turn out to be good—and let's face it: There's, unfortunately, a high probability that you will be let down by it to some degree—it would run the risk of ruining the "celebration" that will surround the anniversary. By releasing it a few months ahead of the fifth anniversary, Epic is giving us all a chance to celebrate MJ's life now. And if the album is good enough, we'll continue playing it in July when the anniversary hits. If not? No problem, as the album will already be a distant memory. Now is it May yet?
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