Thursday, June 24, 2010

Is This it?


Is this it?

25th June 2010

It has been exactly one year to the day that the King of Pop, Michael Jacskon, tragically died and left the world in mourning. Since then it has been one of those common questions – ‘where were you when Michael Jackson died?’. I was out in the United States in Chicago, working on the front desk of a hotel; I had just started my shift when the news came up on the televisions in the reception area. The world was filled with disbelief, twitter was over-capacity, text messages and phone lines were going crazy. Now I am back at university in England, and the shock, the disbelief, but more importantly his legacy continues.

Michael left behind a family, children, friends and millions of fans. He also left behind a legacy, a lifetime of music, 50 unfinished concerts and an unknown number of songs which he had been working on before his death.

It has been shown over the last 12 months that even though the king is dead, his legacy certainly isn’t. His music has continued through other artists,; kept alive by directors and producers in films; and replayed by television stations, radios, DJ’s and his fans.

In the past year, Michael has achieved a number one movie ‘This is it’, top 10 chart albums, the opening of an exhibition, his own cirque du soleil show and brought out unheard songs and albums. And from what we’ve seen, it isn’t to stop anytime soon with more unreleased tracks, albums, a video game, tour video releases and a museum in the pipeline; Michael isn’t going away quietly, and who would want him to?

Despite the film, album and tour title, Michael has in fact proven that this really isn’t it. Not by a long way. And like many, I look forward to seeing how he is going to continue to surprise and mesmerise us in the years to come.

Long live, Michael Jackson. The man, the myth, the ultimate legend.

By David Hatton

14 comments:

  1. 您的blog蠻不錯的耶,祝你快樂哦!期待您的更新!.................................................................                           

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  2. 快樂與滿足的秘訣,就在全心全意投注於現在的每一分,每一秒上..................................................

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  3. 喔!最悲慘的事並非夭折早逝,而是當我活到七十五歲,卻發現自己從未真正活過。.......................................................

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  4. 人必須心懷希望,才會活的快樂,日子才過得充實,有意義,有朝氣,有信心。............................................................

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  5. thank you for everyones comments. I can't believe this is being read from around the world. Michael meant so much to all of us, and I'm glad some of you have found comfort in my blog

    谢谢

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  6. 堅持是為著某種目的或目標,而持續不斷朝向既定方向努力的一種意念。..................................................

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