Epic publish Michael Jackson’s tenth and final album : ‘Invincible’ featuring ‘You Rock My World’ (2001)

Michael Jackson’s ‘Invincible’ is his tenth and final (and his first in six years) studio album, released on October 30, 2001 by Epic.

Track Listing : 1.Unbreakable (Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Nora Payne, Robert Smith, Christopher Wallace) – 06:26 . 2.Heartbreaker (Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Mischke Butler, Norman Gregg) – 05:11 . 3.Invincible (Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Norman Gregg) – 04:46 . 4.Break Of Dawn (Dr. Freeze, Michael Jackson) – 05:32 . 5.Heaven Can Wait (Michael Jackson, Teddy Rileyandreao Heard, Nate Smith, Teron Beal, Eritza Laues, Kenny Quiller) – 04:49 . 6.You Rock My World (Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Nora Payne) – 05:39 . 7.Butterflies (Andre Harris, Marsha Ambrosius) – 04:41 . 8.Speechless (Michael Jackson) – 03:21 . 9.2000 Watts (Michael Jackson, Teddy Riley, Tyrese Gibson, Jaron Henson) – 04:25 . 10.You Are My Life (Michael Jackson, Babyface, Carole Bayer Sager, John Mcclain) – 04:33 . 11.Privacy (Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Bernard Belle) – 05:05 . 12.Don’T Walk Away (Michael Jackson, Teddy Riley, Richard Stites, Reed Vertelney) – 04:24 . 13.Cry (R. Kelly) – 05:00 . 14.The Lost Children (Michael Jackson) – 04:00 . 15.Whatever Happens (Michael Jackson, Teddy Riley, Gil Cang, Jasmine Quay, Geoffrey Williams) – 04:58 . 16.Threatened (Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels) – 04:20


Albert Watson


Nick Brandt

Musicians : Michael Jackson – Conductor, Programming, Vocals, Multiple Instruments . Marsha Ambrosius – Vocals . Maxi Anderson – Vocals . Brandy – Vocals, Background Vocals . John J.R. Robinson – Drums . Carlos Santana – Guitar, Whistle (Human, Instrument) On (15) . Michael Landau – Guitar . Michael Hart Thompson – Guitar . Michael Thompson – Guitar . Chris Tucker – Introduction . Rick Williams – Guitar . Slash – Guitar Solo On (11) . The Notorious B.I.G. – Rap On (1) . Rodney Jerkins – Programming, Multiple Instruments, Instrumentation . Babyface – Guitar (Acoustic And Bass), Keyboards, Vocals, Drum Programming . Emanuel Baker – Drums . Stuart Brawley – Whistle (Human And Instrument) . Brad Buxer – Keyboards, Drum Programming, Keyboard Programming . Matt Cappy – Horn . Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion . Nathan East – Bass Guitar . Gerald Heyward – Drums . Prince Jackson – Narrator . Teddy Riley – Multiple Instruments, Digital Drums . Daniel Barrera – Choir . Edie Lehmann Boddicker – Choir . Robert Bolyard – Choir . Jason Edmonds – Choir . Tess Escoto – Choir . Lynn Fiddmont – Choir . Scottie Haskell – Choir . Micha Haupman – Choir . Tabia Ivery – Choir . Luana Jackman – Choir . Brandon Lucas – Choir . Jonathon Lucas – Choir . Ricky Lucchse – Choir . Melissa Mackay – Choir . Tom Bahler – Choir . James Lively – Choir . Andrew Snyder – Choir . Sally Stevens – Choir . Brett Tattersol – Choir . Nathan Walton – Choir . Tim Fulford Brown – Vocals . Valerie Doby – Vocals . Kevin Dorsey – Vocals . Voncielle Faggett – Vocals . Gloria Augustus – Vocals . Judy Gossett – Vocals . Harold Green – Vocals . Tenika Johns – Vocals . Andraé Crouch – Vocals . Sandra Crouch – Vocals . Angela Johnson – Vocals . Late Great Daniel Johnson – Vocals . Zaneta M. Johnson – Vocals . Laquentan Jordan – Vocals . Howard Mccrary – Vocals . Linda Mccrary – Vocals . Sam Mccrary – Vocals . Alice Jean Mcrath – Vocals . Sue Merriett – Vocals . Patrice Morris – Vocals . Kristle Murden – Vocals . Ron Taylor – Vocals . Yvonne Williams – Vocals . Zandra Williams – Vocals . Mary Brown – Background Vocals . Lashawn Daniels – Background Vocals . Mischke – Background Vocals . Nora Payne – Background Vocals . Mario Vasquez – Background Vocals . Richard Stites – Background Vocals . Dr. Freeze – Background Vocals, Multiple Instruments . Kirstin Fife – Violin . Peter Kent – Violin . Gina Kronstadt – Violin . Robin Lorentz – Violin . Rob Lorentz – Violin . Jeremy Lubbock – Conductor . Novi Novog – Viola . Thomas Tally – Viola . John Wittenberg – Violin .


Paul Hunter

Production : Produced By Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Teddy Rileyandre Harrisandreao Fanatic Heard, Kenneth Babyface Edmonds, R. Kelly, Dr. Freeze . David Ashton – Assistant Engineer . Paul Boutin – Engineer, Mixing . Chris Carroll – Assistant Engineer . Vidal Davis – Assistant Engineer . Craig Durrance – Assistant Engineer . Eq – Mixing . Paul Foley – Digital Editing . Jon Gass – Engineer, Mixing . Humberto Gatica – Engineer, Mixing . Steve Genewick – Assistant Engineer . Brad Gilderman – Engineer, Mixing . Mike Ging – Engineer, Mixing . Franny Franchise Graham – Assistant Engineer . Alexander Greggs – Digital Editing . Bernie Grundman – Mastering . Mick Guzauski – Engineer, Mixing . Andre Harris – Engineer, Instrumentation . Rob Herrera – Digital Editing, Assistant Engineer . Jean-Marie Horvat – Engineer, Mixing . Paul F. Cruz – Engineer, Digital Editing . Kb – Mixing . Fabian Marasciullo – Digital Editing . Harvey Mason, Jr. – Digital Editing . Harvey Mason, Sr. – Digital Editing . George Mayers – Engineer, Digital Editing, Mixing . Dexter Simmons – Engineer, Mixing . Bruce Swedien – Engineer, Mixing . Jeff Taylor – Remixing . Christine Tramontano – Assistant Engineer . Stuart Brawley – Engineer, Digital Editing, Mixing, . Brad Buxer – Engineer, Digital Editing, Mixing . Rodney Jerkins – Engineer, Mixing . Michael Prince– Engineer, Digital Editing . Steve Robillard – Assistant Engineer . Tommy Vicari – Engineer, Mixing

Package : David Daoud Coleman – Art Direction . Nancy Donald – Art Direction . Karen Faye – Make-Up, Hair Stylist . Uri Geller – Illustrations . Steven Hankinson – Cover Design . David Coleman – Art Direction . Adam Owett – Art Direction . Albert Watson asterisques RVM – Photography

Video Director(s) : Paul Hunter asterisques RVM for “You Rock My World” . Nick Brandt asterisques RVM for “Cry”

Recorded October 1997 – August 2001.

Released On October 30, 2001 By Epic.

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NME
And that’s it. On first listen, ‘Invincible‘ is a good R&B record, but certainly not pioneering – and there’s a question mark over too many of the melodies. It doesn’t sound like the album that will save Jacko’s US careerand why it’s taken so long remains a mystery […]

Los Angeles Times
But he seems to have become so absorbed by the hit-making side that selling records became more important than the artistry. He most certainly wanted to make the best records he could, but he also seemed to tailor the music to fit demographics and trends. […]

PopMatters
Jackson, however, seems close to leaving his dark days behind, if only within his music (with the exception of “Unbreakable” and “Privacy”). On Invincible he goes back to what he does best—breaking down musical barriers while fighting to get the girl. Be she or be she not “banging”. […]

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