Michael Jackson - HIStory - PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE - BOOK I


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Epic

Genre:

Pop/Rock

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XSON97063F96
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Total download size: 3.20GB Total play length: 2:28:47

Cover art included, liner notes not included

Rather than release a standard new studio album to follow up 1991's Dangerous, The King of Pop issued a double album that began with a 15-song summary of his greatest hits and finished with a second album of new material. As the first music released after Jackson's legal controversies had been made public, HIStory features a number of new songs that sound defensive, paranoid, and like a man in crisis. Even the nervous beats on "They Don't Care About Us" sound as jittery as the original lyrics, which had led to allegations of anti-Semitism and were removed at Jackson's expense. His cover of The Beatles' "Come Together" takes on added promise and bite. Sister Janet joins him for "Scream," where their voices blend as one. R. Kelly's "You Are Not Alone" illustrates Michael's inimitable way with a ballad. Throw in such hits as "Rock with You," "Beat It," and "Billie Jean" on the other half, and HIStory is quite a collection.



1. Billie Jean
2. The Way You Make Me Feel
3. Black Or White
4. Rock With You
5. She's Out Of My Life
6. Bad
7. I Just Can't Stop Loving You
8. Man in the Mirror
9. Thriller
10. Beat It
11. The Girl Is Mine
12. Remember the Time
13. Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
14. Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
15. Heal the World
16. Scream
17. They Don't Care About Us
18. Stranger in Moscow
19. This Time Around
20. Earth Song
21. D.S.
22. Money
23. Come Together
24. You Are Not Alone
25. Childhood (Theme from Free Willy 2)
26. Tabloid Junkie
27. 2 Bad
28. History
29. Little Susie / Pie Jesu
30. Smile

Customer Reviews (5.00 Stars) 1 person(s) rated this product.

Best version I've heard.

posted on 11/13/2016
5 Stars
I've always been the odd man out in this being my favorite album from MJ. I've had two versions on CD and owned it on cassette back in '96 or so when it came out. This version is far and away the best version that I have heard. I can't speak for the vinyl... I have not heard it, nor can I afford it. Subtleties that were kind of mushy in prior releases are much clearer and separated from other elements in the mix. Percussion is still a tad hot, but as I understand it, that was Michael's preference. All around worth the $18 investment.


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