LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson’s “Off the Wall” is being reissued with a new Spike Lee documentary about the hallmark 1979 album.
This image provided by MJJ Productions, Inc. shows the cover of the album, “Off the Wall,” by Michael Jackson. Jackson’s “Off the Wall” is being reissued alongside a Spike Lee documentary about the hallmark 1979 album. A bundle of the 36-year-old album and the film Michael Jacksons Journey from Motown to ‘Off the Wall’” is set to be released Feb. 26, 2016. (MJJ Productions, Inc. via AP)
Jackson’s estate and publisher Sony Music are rereleasing the 36-year-old album with a DVD of the film “Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to ‘Off the Wall’” on Feb. 26.
The documentary will premiere Jan. 24 at the Sundance Film Festival and will be broadcast Feb. 5 on Showtime.
“Off the Wall” featured the hits “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” and “Rock with You.”
Lee previously directed a documentary about Jackson’s “Bad” album for its 25th anniversary in 2012.
Katherine, Joe, Marlon and Jackie Jackson are among the family members who were interviewed for the new film.
Jackson’s estate has released several albums, reissues and soundtracks since his death in 2009 at age 50. His music has remained popular in recent years.
The Recording Industry Association of America and Jackson’s estate announced last month that Jackson’s “Thriller” sold 30 million copies in the United States, making him the first artist to attain 30-time multiplatinum status.