The Micheal Jackson post death juggernaut rolls on a-pace. This time Motown have raided the ‘archives’ for 12 slices of Jackson 5 material. Snappily titled “I Want You Back!” – Unreleased Masters”, it could just be another cash-in (OK, well it is) But is salvaged by this stunning interpretation of the Stevie Wonder song ‘Buttercup’, one of his less well known numbers but without a doubt one of the best. Someone got a cheeky pre-release and in their good wisdom decided to put it on YouTube. It’s such a slick groovy interpretation, with amazing harmonies underpinning Jackson’s vocal perfectly.
Take a listen.
Here’s another classic version by Carl Anderson…