Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Bad
4.15 4:06
A2 The Way You Make Me Feel
4 4:58
A3 Speed Demon
3 4:01
A4 Liberian Girl
3 3:52
A5 Just Good Friends
3 4:05
B1 Another Part of Me
3.15 3:53
B2 Man in the Mirror
4 5:18
B3 I Just Can’t Stop Loving You
5 4:23
B4 Dirty Diana
4:52
B5 Smooth Criminal
4.4 4:16

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

Hammond organ:
Jimmy Smith (US jazz organist) (track A1)
bass guitar:
Nathan East (track B3)
trumpet:
Gary Grant (brass) (tracks A1–A3, A5–B1, B5)
Jerry Hey (tracks A1–A3, A5–B1, B5)
membranophone:
Bill Bottrell (track B5)
Miko Brando (track A3)
Ollie Brown (US drummer, session musician & record producer) (tracks A3, A5)
Leon Ndugu Chancler (track B3)
Humberto Gatica (track A5)
John “JR” Robinson (session drummer) (tracks A1–A4, B5)
Bruce Swedien (tracks A5, B5)
membranophone programming:
Douglas Getschal (tracks A1–A4)
Cornelius Mims (track A5)
synthesizer:
Glen Ballard (track B2)
John Barnes (US soul songwriter, keyboardist, synthesizer & pianist aka LA Jay) (tracks A1–A4, B1, B5)
Michael Boddicker (tracks A1–A5, B5)
Randy Kerber (track B2)
Rhett Lawrence (tracks A5–B1)
David Paich (tracks A4, B3)
Greg Phillinganes (tracks A1–A3, A5, B3)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track A4)
synthesizer and wind instruments arranger:
Jerry Hey (track A3)
synthesizer arranger:
Glen Ballard (track B2)
John Barnes (US soul songwriter, keyboardist, synthesizer & pianist aka LA Jay) (track A4)
Terry Britten (track A5)
Jerry Hey (tracks A4, B2)
Quincy Jones (tracks A4–A5, B2–B3)
Graham Lyle (track A5)
David Paich (track B3)
synthesizer programming:
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track A2)
Eric Persing (track A3)
Steve Porcaro (tracks A4, B3)
synclavier:
Christopher Currell (tracks A1–B1, B3, B5)
wind instruments arranger:
Jerry Hey (tracks A1–A2, A5–B1, B5)
percussion:
Ollie Brown (US drummer, session musician & record producer) (track A2)
Paulinho da Costa (tracks A1–A5, B3)
How Now Brown Cow (track A1)
keyboard:
Greg Phillinganes (track B2)
saxophone:
Kim Hutchcroft (tracks A1–A3, A5–B1, B5)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (tracks A1–A3, B1, B5)
saxophone and synthesizer:
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track A5)
piano:
John Barnes (US soul songwriter, keyboardist, synthesizer & pianist aka LA Jay) (track B3)
Kevin Maloney (track B5)
guitar family:
Bill Bottrell (track A3)
Eric Gale (track A2)
Dann Huff (tracks B2–B3)
Paul Jackson, Jr. (track B1)
Michael Landau (track A5)
David Williams (Guitarist) (tracks A1–A3, B1, B5)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks A1–A4, B1–B2, B5)
co-producer:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks A1–B3, B5)
composer:
Terry Britten (track A5)
Graham Lyle (track A5)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks A1–A4, B1, B3–B5)
guest synthesizer:
Stevie Wonder (track A5)
guest background vocals:
Siedah Garrett (track B2)
The Winans (track B2)
guest lead vocals:
Siedah Garrett (track B3)
Stevie Wonder (track A5)
lead vocals:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks A1, A5, B2–B3, B5)
lyricist:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks A1–A4, B1, B3–B5)
mixer:
Bruce Swedien (tracks A1–B3, B5)
producer:
Quincy Jones (tracks A1–B3, B5)
recording engineer:
Bruce Swedien (tracks A1–B3, B5)
writer:
Glen Ballard (track B2)
Siedah Garrett (track B2)
publisher:
Mijac Music (tracks A4, B3, B5)
mash-ups:
Intro by Robin Skouteris (track A1)
Smooth by Neil Cicierega (track B5)
remixes:
sampled by:
Letter 2 My Unborn by 2Pac (track A4)
later parody versions:
Fat (track A1)
Smooth Grandmama (track B5)
recording of:
Another Part of Me (track B1)
Bad (track A1)
Dirty Diana (track B4)
Just Good Friends (track A5)
Liberian Girl (track A4)
Man in the Mirror (track B2)
Smooth Criminal (track B5)
Speed Demon (track A3)

Release

mastering: Bernie Grundman