History past present and future book 1 disc 1
Pin on ProductsIt comprises two discs: HIStory Begins , a greatest hits compilation , and HIStory Continues , comprising new material written and produced by Jackson and collaborators. The themes include environmental awareness , isolation, greed, suicide, injustice, and Jackson's conflicts with the media. Though it received generally positive reviews, the lyrics of "They Don't Care About Us" drew accusations of antisemitism ; Jackson said the lines had been misinterpreted and replaced them on later pressings. By , it had been certified six times platinum in Europe, making it the year's best-selling album in the combined European market. Starting in the late s, Jackson and the tabloid press had a difficult relationship. In , tabloids claimed that Jackson slept in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber and had offered to buy the bones of Joseph Merrick the "Elephant Man" , both of which Jackson denied.
HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I by Michael Jackson (CD, Jun-1995, 2 Discs, Epic)
The undisputed King of Pop was still reeling from his child molestation allegations. While before Jackson courted attention at all costs, he now wanted to avoid the scrutiny of the tabloids and the hour news cycle spotlight. However, Mike had too much to get off his chest. On HIStory , Michael covers topics such as racism, materialism, fame, corruption, media distortion, the environment and alienation. The project became a double album where the first disc would be 15 of Mike's greatest hits, while the second would be 15 new tracks.
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The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. See details for additional description. It features a page booklet with liner notes by Janet Jackson, Steven Spielberg, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Elizabeth Taylor, as well as many never-before-seen photographs. The first disc--chock full of hits spanning Jackson's Epic Records solo career--tries to establish how the so-called King of Pop earned that nickname in th e first place; the second disc, featuring fifteen new, star-studded tracks, makes a case for him holding onto that royal moniker well into the next century. And though many may dismiss both directives as the product of Jackson camp hype, once the music begins it's hard to deny him any title he wishes to bestow upon himself.