“Behind The Mask” was recorded for Thriller but not released until 2010. Two short films were produced — the more well-known was crowdsourced, and the second features a nightclub filled with dancers wearing Michael-inspired costumes and masks.
Michael’s short film for “Speed Demon” was the ninth produced for the album Bad, and it was the 10th of 11 songs from that album to have a single release — an unprecedented achievement.
“One More Chance” was released as a single in 2003, but the song’s short film was not released until 2010 on the box set Michael Jackson’s Vision.
Michael Jackson originally recorded “Chicago” during sessions for his Invincible album. The song was later released on the 2014 album Xscape.
“Another Part of Me” was originally featured in Michael’s 3D film Captain EO. Following additional recording, the song was included on Bad and released as a single in 1988.
“Who Is It,” written and composed by Michael Jackson, was released as a single from Dangerous and reached the Top 10 in nine countries. The short film was directed by Oscar-nominated director David Fincher.
“Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'” was released as the fourth single from Thriller and peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1983.
“Stranger in Moscow” was a Top 10 hit single in seven countries and was produced as the final short film for HIStory: Past, Present and Future—Book I.
Michael Jackson’s “In the Closet” was the third of nine short films produced for Dangerous, and was a stunning departure from Michael’s previous short films.
Michael started conversations through his music that are still taking place today. On the video for “Black or White, more...