1992 Michael Jackson – Who Is It (US: #14 UK: #10)

1992_Michael_Jackson_Who_Is_ItWho Is It” is a song by American recording artist Michael Jackson. It was released by Epic Records on August 31, 1992, as the fifth single from Jackson’s eighth studio album, Dangerous (1991). The song was written and composed by Jackson, and produced by Jackson and Bill Bottrell. The song’s lyrics pertain to despair over being left by someone you love; some critics noted a comparison to the lyrics of the song to Jackson’s single, “Billie Jean”, from the album Thriller. As part of the promotion for the song, two music videos were released in 1992. The song was not performed by Jackson on any of his world concert tours.

“Who Is It” was recorded by Michael Jackson in 1990 for his eighth studio album, Dangerous, which was released the following year. Jackson wrote and composed the track, and produced it with Bill Bottrell. It was released as the fifth single from Dangerous on August 31, 1992, by Jackson’s record label, Epic Records. The lyrics of the song tell of a man who is left in despair when his lover suddenly leaves him. He learns that she was unfaithful to him and wants to know with whom the person was that she cheated.

Album

1992_Michael_Jackson_Dangerous

Video

Musicians

BassLouis Johnson
DrumsBryan Loren
DrumsBill Bottrell
KeyboardsDavid Paich
KeyboardsSteve Porcaro
KeyboardsBrad Buxer
KeyboardsJai Winding
CelloLarry Corbett
Background VocalsLinda Harmon

Produced By

Michael Jackson
Bill Botrell

Charts

US:#14
UK:#10