"This Is It": Twitter Explodes After Release Of New Michael Jackson Song (VIDEO)

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

*See video below*

"This Is It," an unreleased Michael Jackson song, has debuted on the web just four months after the pop singer's death.

The King of Pop's new tune (watch it below) has been met with excitement, emotion, and nostalgia on Twitter.

The single, which was released at midnight on October 12 at www.MichaelJackson.com, caused an eruption of commentary by Jackson fans on Twitter. The singer (and his release) quickly became one of the two most popular Trending Topics on the micro-blogging site. (see screengrab below)

Follow the Twitter conversation below in real-time.

A few selected comments from the online discussion:

@Marta27MJJLuvU: #thisisit song, AMAZING I LOVED!! #MICHAELMONDAY #thisisit - 31 Oct. #thisisit Michael Jackson i love you from the bottom of my heart

@MMortani: NEW Michael Jackson is a trending topic. Confused because there was only 1 MJ. Did they bring him back to life? Is he like Frankenstein? ^.^

@LatinAngel9393: I have been listening/watching Michael Jackson top 40 videos over and over again for the last 4hours, luv him so much.


Read more about Michael Jackson's new song and listen to it here.