Previously released as Xscape Origins, this newly revised and expanded edition details the anatomy of Michael Jackson’s craftsmanship as told by those who were there, with Jackson, creating the music he left behind.
Now available as Michael Jackson: Songs & Stories From The Vault, and featuring dozens of exclusive interviews with the King of Pop’s closest collaborators, this book takes you inside the studio, showcasing the creative process of the most successful recording artist in the history of popular music.
Author Damien Shields delivers captivating fly-on-the-wall accounts of how Jackson and his collaborators crafted the eight songs that would ultimately be resurrected several years after his death on the Xscape album.
“Breaks down the studio door and places you right there behind the mixing deck for a front row view of the star’s process.” - Charles Thomson, Huffington Post
“Damien Shields delves deep to deliver a collection of untold stories detailing the origins and development of Jackson’s unreleased work.” - Michael Prince, Recording Engineer for Michael Jackson
“Just as Michael said, ‘Study the greats,’ this book allows us to study how his creative genius made him the most popular entertainer on the planet.” - Matt Forger, Recording Engineer for Michael Jackson