Michael Jackson composed music for Sonic 3

Michael Jackson composed music for Sonic 3

After years of rumor and speculation, a new interview has confirmed that some of the tracks in Sonic the Hedgehog 3 were indeed worked on by the legendary Michael Jackson. Black & White magazine conducted the interview with Brad Buxer, who is credited for the game's soundtrack.

Brad Buxer: "I've never played the game so I don't know which tracks the developer kept from what Michael and I both worked on, but we did compose music for the game. Michael called me at the time for help on this project, and that's what I did. If he is not credited for composing the music, it's because he was not happy with the resulting sound coming out of the console. At the time, game consoles did not allow for optimal sound reproduction and Michael found it frustrating. He didn't want to be associated with a product that devalued his music"
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Yoshi-1up said:

Yeah, this is old news. You can listen to the original Ice Cap Zone music and it's "Smooth Criminal". And Carnival Night Zone has parts from "Jam". Only the Genesis version, not the PC or later releases.

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Parvin said:

Oh yeah. This was in ONM a few issues back. Apparently, sega turned him down cause of his pedophile issues (not like he did have any).

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Lokee said:

Knew this for years, but I'm surprised he didn't like it. I mean it's the best Sonic track period. Guess the creation was beyond the creator.

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Lay-Z Boy said:

Wow.

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