The King of Pop Says Goodbye and We Greet Another Century
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The King of Pop is dead. Michael Jackson did yesterday at the age of 50 because of a cardiac arrest. His family says the reason lies in the huge amount of medicine he was taking to prepare himself for his upcoming Come-Back tour. He has had a lot of success, approximately he sold about 750 million albums and also earned a lot of prizes.
Now he’s dead and suddenly became as popular as never before. On Twitter he occupies more than one trending topic. Radios play his songs on heavy rotation. The bad image caused by accusations of child-abuse seems forgotten. Record shops sales of his records are flying high. And on amazon.com the King of Pop occupies the highest ranks in the charts.
Millions are grieving. To some this marks the beginning of a new area. Another legend takes seat on the throne of eternal fame, forever enshrined in the heavenly Hall of Fame. To others it is simply a chance to rediscover one of the most acclaimed artists of the times when the record industry was raking in its highest margins ever.
However we might look at this, though, one thing is for sure: It is the power of music that lies beyond all bad images, media hypes and even death of the musician itself which the world is finding back to in those days. Communing in silent agreement we rediscover the spiritual potential of music, its indisputable impression on the heart beyond all boundaries of nations, cultures, religions and opinions.