Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix

1997 remix album by Michael Jackson

Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix is a remix album by Michael Jackson. It was released on May 20, 1997 by Epic Records. It has sold six million copies. Three singles were released from the album. It is the best-selling remix album ever. The album has five new songs. Tracks six to thirteen are remixes of songs from Jackson's album HIStory.

"Blood on the Dance Floor" was released as the album's first single. It reached number one in the UK, Spain, and Denmark. "HIStory/Ghosts" was released as the second single. "Is It Scary" was released as the third single. Jackson wrote the song for the 1993 film Addams Family Values.

The second song on the album, "Morphine", includes Jackson saying 'demerol' many times. Demerol is a drug that was found in Jackson's body after he died.[1]

Track listing change

No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Blood on the Dance Floor"  Michael Jackson, Teddy Riley 4:11
2. "Morphine" (guitar performance by Slash)Michael Jackson 6:29
3. "Superfly Sister"  Michael Jackson, Bryan Loren 6:27
4. "Ghosts"  Michael Jackson, Teddy Riley 5:13
5. "Is It Scary"  Michael Jackson, James Harris III, Terry Lewis 5:35
6. "Scream Louder (Flyte Tyme Remix)" (duet with Janet Jackson)James Harris III, Terry Lewis, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson 5:27
7. "Money (Fire Island Radio Edit)"  Michael Jackson 4:22
8. "2 Bad (Refugee Camp Mix)" (featuring John Forté)Michael Jackson, Bruce Swedien, René Moore, Dallas Austin 3:32
9. "Stranger in Moscow (Tee's In-House Club Mix)"  Michael Jackson 6:55
10. "This Time Around (D.M. Radio Mix)"  Michael Jackson, Dallas Austin 4:05
11. "Earth Song (Hani's Club Experience)"  Michael Jackson 7:55
12. "You Are Not Alone (Classic Club Mix)"  R. Kelly 7:38
13. "HIStory (Tony Moran's HIStory Lesson)"  Michael Jackson, James Harris III, Terry Lewis 8:00

References change

  1. "Friend Says Michael Jackson Battled Demerol Addiction". ABC News.