This is just astounding. Here's an old recording of Michael Jackson demo, singing Beat It completely a capella.

As the article from BuzzFeed notes, this audio was recorded as Jackson was showing his musicians how to play a new song that he'd woken up hearing in his head. This song was originally released back in 2009, on the 'This is It' album, but lately, it's being shared all over. (I wrote about a similar mix for Billie Jean recently, too.) It's not hard to hear why. We'll be listening to this for the rest of the day.

Compare that to the full band version:

Share that with a friend today. It's just amazing.

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