Danish pop-soul duo Quadron worshipped at the altar of Michael Jackson every day while crafting its major-label debut, "Avalanche"--literally. "We recorded at Westlake Studios in Hollywood, which is where Michael did 'Thriller,'" vocalist Coco O says.

"Which was amazing," says her bandmate, producer/ multi-instrumentalist Robin Hannibal. (The two have a habit of finishing each other's thoughts.) "There was a little shrine to him with his gold records and memorabilia. It was incredible to be in some of the same rooms as him and take in that history."

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