HIStory on Film, Volume II

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HIStory on Film, Volume II
Video by Michael Jackson
Released 1997
Recorded 1983–1997
Genre Pop
Length 1:47:18
Label SMV Enterprises
Michael Jackson chronology
Video Greatest Hits – HIStory
(1995)
HIStory on Film, Volume II
(1997)
Number Ones
(2003)

HIStory on Film, Volume II is a collection of music videos released by Michael Jackson in 1997 released by Sony Music Video Enterprises.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. Programme Start
  2. HIStory Teaser Trailer – 3:58
  3. "Billie Jean" – 5:05
  4. "Beat It" – 4:56
  5. "Liberian Girl" – 5:43
  6. "Smooth Criminal" – 9:47
  7. 1995 MTV Video Music Awards Performance – 15:27
  8. "Thriller" – 13:43

Side two[edit]

  1. "Scream" (vocal duet between Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson) – 5:00
  2. "Childhood" (Theme from "Free Willy 2") – 4:33
  3. "You Are Not Alone" – 5:47
  4. "Earth Song" – 7:49
  5. "They Don't Care About Us" – 7:17
  6. "Stranger in Moscow" – 5:38
  7. "MJ Megaremix" – 10:36 (Excluded from the DVD format release)
  8. "Blood on the Dance Floor" – 5:40
  9. "Brace Yourself" – 3:22
  • "Billie Jean" is the performance from Motown 25: Yesterday, Today and Forever
  • "Smooth Criminal" is the full "Moonwalker" version with most of the pause in the music cut out.
  • "Scream" censors out the word "fucking", but does not censor Janet's middle finger.
  • "You Are Not Alone" is slightly extended and features angel scenes not featured in original video.
  • "Earth Song" includes the sound effects, such as the chainsaw, as well as a message at the end, describing the shooting of the film.
  • "They Don't Care About Us" is the Brazilian version.
  • "MJ Megaremix" was released only on the earliest VHS, Laserdisc, and VCD pressings of this collection. It was removed afterwards for unspecified reasons.
  • "Blood on the Dance Floor" is the Refugee Camp Mix.

DVD features[edit]

This refers to the UK Region 2 release. Other regions may vary.

  • PCM Stereo
  • Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Instant lyrics for chapter access (can be on/off)

Certification[edit]

Country Certification Sales
Australia 7× Platinum[1] 105,000
Brazil Gold[2] 25,000
Germany Platinum[3] 50,000
Mexico 5× Platinum + Gold[4] 350,000
New Zealand Gold[5] 2,500
Spain Gold[6] 10,000
USA 6× Platinum[7] 600,000

Notes[edit]