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Michael Jackson's 'Off the Wall' set for February re-release

By Karen Butler   |   Jan. 7, 2016 at 11:40 AM

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Legacy Recordings say they will release exclusive CD/DVD and CD/Blu-ray editions of Jackson's 1979 album Off The Wall on Feb. 26.

The package will include the original version of the album bundled with the new documentary Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off The Wall.

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Directed by Spike Lee, the documentary will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 24 and its television debut on Showtime on Feb. 5. Interviewed in the movie are Lee Daniels, The Weeknd, Pharrell Williams, Misty Copeland, Kobe Bryant, Mark Ronson, John Legend, Questlove, Katherine Jackson, Joe Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Jackie Jackson and L.A. Reid. Among the hits included on the album are "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough," "Rock With You," "Workin' Day and Night," "Get on the Floor," "Off The Wall," "Girlfriend," "She's Out of My Life," "I Can't Help It," " It's the Falling in Love" and "Burn This Disco Out."

Jackson died of a doctor-administered, accidental drug overdose in 2009 at the age of 50.

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