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Michael Jackson-History (Cd)

Michael Jackson Audio CD
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Disc: 1
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
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Disc: 2
1. Scream
2. They Don't Care About Us
3. Stranger In Moscow
4. This Time Around
5. Earth Song
6. D.S.
7. Money
8. Come Together
9. You Are Not Alone
10. Childhood (Theme From 'Free Willy 2')
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HIStory's 2 CDs (one hits, the other new) were Jackson's attempt to connect his glorious past to a dodgy present and--given it's commercial and artistic performance--cast a shadow on his future. Conceived as his formal coronation as the "King of Pop," HIStory's second disc instead presents Jackson as an epauletted, single-gloved Richard III. By turns paranoid, angry, bitter, sentimental, and, in one instance, possibly anti-Semitic, HIStory was less a collection of songs than a case history. A few tracks--mostly those produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis--are sleek, modern pop/soul, but too much of HIStory has the overblown vacuousness of a musician who knows his time is past, but is unsure as to how to react to the situation. --Steven Mirkin

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars FORGET THRILLER!!!!! June 22 2004
Format:Audio CD
HIStory is one of the best albums of Michael Jackson.
I don't talk about the first CD but the second.
The songs Scream, They don't care about us, Earth song, Stranger in moscow , Money, Tabloid Junkie are AMAZING. The album is very interesting; Michael shares his secrets,his pains, his fears, opens his heart . The songs are far from the too smooth songs of Thriller and off the wall - these two albums are soooo overrated! - If you understand Michael Jackson's genius, you cannot bash HIStory...
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars ONE OF THE BEST ALBUMS EVER!!! Jan. 29 2010
Format:Audio CD
HIStory is so much better than any of Michael's other albums! Of course there are some pretty good songs on Thriller and Bad, but they just do not compare. With Dangerous and HIStory, Michael was at his best in the nineties!
Here's a little review on each song (just disc 2, we all know the ones on the first disc well enough)
SCREAM- Michael and Janet are both great in this song and video. This song is just so powerful and angry, the lyrics are shocking!- 10/10 stars
THEY DON'T CARE ABOUT US- Awesome, danceable song with a great video and a great meaning to it!- 9/10
STRANGER IN MOSCOW- Nice ballad, great beat- 8/10
THIS TIME AROUND- Incredible! A lot of emotion and anger in it, which I love to see in Michael's (and Janet's) songs- 9/10
EARTH SONG- One of the best songs on the whole album. It's very heartbreaking and powerful, but you will not get the full effect of this brilliant song unless you see the music video!- 10/10
D.S- Definitely not the best, but it is a fun song- 8/10
MONEY- This song has good lyrics and a cool lip hop beat. 8/10
COME TOGETHER- Much, much better than the Beatles version! This song is very good! 9/10
YOU ARE NOT ALONE- A very wonderful ballad. The music is very nice; an altogether fantastic song. 9/10
CHILDHOOD- One of the most emotional songs here. Definitely the most autobiographical and personal. It is touching and beautiful. 10/10
TABLOID JUNKIE- Everybody needs to listen to this song and realize that the lyrics speak the truth! And it's fun to dance to. 10/10
2BAD- Another quite hip hop type song. It's a very energizing song. 9/10
HISTORY- An strange yet amazing song! I love it! 10/10
LITTLE SUSIE- This song is indescribable!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Let The Name Speak For Itself March 12 2004
Format:Audio CD
The title, HIStory, fits this album. On the first disc, it shows his past hits that have put him in the music stratosphere. It is a great collection of the most recognizable hits of the music era! On the 2nd disc, it shows all of his emotions. You have songs that express great anger to songs that express a sadden man to a man who Just wants to express love throughout the world. I think with this disc, he had a lot to say. I think he spoke well about the turmoil he suffered in the past. And I truly Believe this collection of songs speak well on his current situation! When you Listen to this 2nd disc, I want you to listen very closely to the songs. Listen to the messages in these songs. Someday, we may all be in a place where we may feel the same way he felt and feels now. Mike always said he doesn't sing a song if he doesn't mean it. That should tell you something! Like I said, the man had some stuff inside that he had to let out. I know we all got stuff to get out of our system sometime.
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5.0 out of 5 stars love it Jan. 29 2014
By josee
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I love this cd so much ,i listen to it every day,in the house,in the car, even when my alarm goes of in the morning ,i Wake up to his voice.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Best album in music history.. period April 25 2013
By pat
Format:Audio CD
The best album of Mj.. but also, for me, the best album ever created.. is best composition are on the second disc... Scream, They Don't Care About Us, Stranger In Moscow and Earth Song.. are the greatest song of MJ.. He will forever be the KING OF POP.. PERIOD there is also other great composition. include the 2 Bad from the Ghost movie, a version of come together of the beatle.. the song HIStory is also amazing, I love is version of Smile. This album is better than Thriller, WAY BETTER!! BUY IT! BUY IT! BUY IT! lol
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This Is Why He's the King of Pop Nov. 21 2003
Format:Audio CD
"HIStory Past, Present, And Future: Book 1" is a two-disc album. The first CD is a compilation of fifteen Michael Jackson's greatest hits from 1979-1992. The second CD is his fifteen newly recorded tracks. Every track featured on this set explains why he's "the king of pop". These songs show the audience the his life paths within the times.
Every past hit is as catchy and as wonderful as the one next to it. They're taken from his previous four highly successful albums: "Off the Wall", "Thriller", "Bad", and "Dangerous". Behind his unique dance moves is some of the most unique music in the universe. His voice is wonderful. The outshining tracks featured are "Billie Jean", "Beat It", "Wanna Be Startin' Something", "The Girl Is Mine", and "Thriller", which were recorded on the greatest selling album in worldwide history(26 million US, 50 million worldwide). These tracks marked new territory for pop music's future. Its high quality proves that such success was well-deserved. His musical evolution through the years is fun to follow. Whether it's disco, R&B, pop, or rock, he's mastered it.
His new tracks follow his hard times through the controversies he was faced with in 1993. Is anger and sadness are well-expressed. Every track was written well. His platinum hit singles "Scream"(duet with Janet Jackson) and "You Are Not Alone" state the album's theme. His most controversal track of his career is featured on this album: "They Don't Care About Us". Its hardhitting lyrics are performed very well. The cover singles live up to the originals: "Come Together", "Little Susie", and "Smile".
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3.0 out of 5 stars Censored Version, German export
I have wanted this double set for ages! It is hard to find in the stores here in Canada, and when you do, it is way over priced. Read more
Published on May 6 2010 by S. Alves
3.0 out of 5 stars Worst Album- Jackson made better
This is the album that ended my search for newer jackson material. The new material on this album I'm sorry to say SUCKS! Read more
Published on April 27 2005
5.0 out of 5 stars The Book according to MJ
Michael Jackson has faced a lot of controversey in his career but folks musn't shy away from such a talented figure. Read more
Published on Sept. 2 2004 by James
5.0 out of 5 stars HIStory Past, Present, & Future Book 1 (1995)
I used to be a fan of Michael Jackson's, but then again, every four-year-old child, or any child younger than that, was a fan of Michael Jackson's. Read more
Published on June 23 2004 by Chad DeFeo
5.0 out of 5 stars His second best album.
Dangerous beats this album but this is way better than thriller, off the wall, and bad.
Okay this is by far the most artistic he has gotten. Read more
Published on June 22 2004 by Reveiwer
3.0 out of 5 stars There Was A Better Way To Do This...
Michael Jackson set himself up for criticism when he assembled this 2-CD set. He put his legendary classics like "Billie Jean", "Bad", and "Rock With... Read more
Published on June 18 2004 by Jill Young
4.0 out of 5 stars Good CD, But A Little Schmaltzy
I don't want to talk about the first CD in this set. We all know the hits. It's the second CD that's the real gem. Read more
Published on June 14 2004 by Colin
5.0 out of 5 stars MIKE'S DEEPEST ALBUM :)
Lets review the songs on disc 2: HIStory continues...
1)SCREAM: duet with Janet. its a wonderful song to dance to, but u already know that. Read more
Published on June 4 2004 by Coco
4.0 out of 5 stars Good but inconsistent
CD1 speaks for itself, you all know the story.
CD2 is half brilliant, half crap.
Stranger In Moscow
Earth Song
Come Together... Read more
Published on April 14 2004 by Desmond Jones
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