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Dj CUTMAN - Sonic in Moscow

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The credit music for Sonic 3 and Michael Jackson's Stranger In Moscow have long been compared to each other. Before MJ's death, the similarity between these two songs was regarded as conspiracy theory. Recently, information and interviews have been rising to the surface that support this story; Michael Jackson wrote music for Sonic 3.

Unfortunately, Michael Jackson was uncredited for his work. Due to a number of factors, Sega decided to remove his name from their flagship title shortly before release. However, there wasn't enough time to write new music to replace MJ's pieces, so the original Genesis carts shipped with Michael's awesome tunes.

When I learned about this, I immediately when searching for what the Sonic music would sound like with MJ's vocals. I found a surprising number of "mashups", but they were kind of weird, muddy, or out-of-sync. So I made this remix, up to my standards. I'm happy to hear the vibe of both pieces seems to have been preserved.

All samples are from the Sega Genesis release of Sonic The Hedgehog 3 and the vocal track from Michael Jackson's Stranger in Moscow. I discovered through compression, I was able to bring out the other instruments that were playing through Michael's headphones during the recording session. Really amazing stuff.

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it ok need more.

It's been done before but I love it!!

Yeah if you go to youtube there are a couple of Sonic and MJ tie ins. BUT I encourage you to make more of these because they are so awesome and have fun with them.

Keep up the good work dude!

Michael Jackson + Sonic The Hedgehog = Legend

Lyrics: Very good (Its Michael Jackson what do you expect?)
Background Music: Very good
Singer: Legendary

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Brilliant Mash-Up, I knew Michael Jackson did something with Sega about Sonic The Hedgehog but did not know things like Stranger in Moscow and Sonic The Hedgehog 3 End Credits were so alike so thank you for sharing this kind of information with the public, its good to know.

Although to me this sounds a bit slow and not really my type of music to listen to, I can definitely hear the "hook" within this Mash-Up and will catch many other peoples ears very easy.

Sonic 3 is one my favorite sonic game

Long after the awe of the graphics wore off, the catchy tunes lingered forever in my head, MJ rocked it.

and you did a great job with this mashup

Sound-O-Vision responds:

Thanks for listening MindChamber!

The best one around.

The best remix of Sonic End Credits and Moscow by Michael Jackson.

Sound-O-Vision responds:

thanks! that's what I was aiming for >B]

Credits & Info

4.61 / 5.00

Mar 16, 2011
3:08 AM EDT
Video Game
File Info
8.6 MB
3 min 46 sec

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