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"Smooth Criminal"
Smooth Criminal (Single)
Single by Michael Jackson
from the album Bad
Released October 24, 1988
Format 5" CD single, 3" CD single, 12'" vinyl, 7" single and cassette single
Recorded January 1987
Genre Funk, dance-pop
Length 4:17 (Album Version)

4:10 (7" edit)
7:49 (12" edit)

Label Epic
Writer(s) Michael Jackson
Producer Quincy Jones

Michael Jackson (co-producer)

Michael Jackson singles chronology

"Another Part of Me"

(1988)

"Smooth Criminal"(1988)

"Leave Me Alone"

(1989)

Bad track listing

"Dirty Diana"(9)

"Smooth Criminal"

(10)

"Leave Me Alone

(11)

This Is It track listing

"Human Nature"

(4)

"Smooth Criminal"

(5)

"The Way You Make Me Feel"

(6)


"Smooth Criminal" is the seventh single from Michael Jackson's 1987 Bad album. The song contains a fast-paced beat intertwined with Jackson's lyrics about a woman named Annie, who has been attacked in her apartment by a "smooth" assailant. It was released as a single on October 24, 1988 and peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100.

"I wrote The Way you Make me Feel and Smooth Criminal because I was in a groove"

-Michael Jackson, from the book Moonwalk, 1988

ChartsEdit

Album: Bad

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Released: October 5, 1988 Format: CD Label

Recorded: 1987

Genre: Funk/Dance Pop

Label: Epic

Length: 4:17

Writer: Michael Jackson

Producer(s): Quincy Jones


LyricsEdit

As He Came Into The Window

It Was The Sound Of A Crescendo He Came Into Her Apartment

He Left The Bloodstains On The Carpet

She Ran Underneath The Table He Could See She Was Unable So She Ran Into The Bedroom She Was Struck Down, It Was Her Doom

Annie Are You Ok

So, Annie Are You Ok Are You Ok, Annie Annie Are You Ok So, Annie Are You Ok Are You Ok, Annie Annie Are You Ok So, Annie Are You Ok Are You Ok, Annie Annie Are You Ok So, Annie Are You Ok, Are You Ok, Annie

(Annie Are You Ok)

(Will You Tell Us That You're {C Ok) {C (There's A Sign In The Window) (That He Struck You-A Crescendo Annie) (He Came Into Your Apartment) (He Left The Bloodstains On The Carpet) (Then You Ran Into The Bedroom) (You Were Struck Down) (It Was Your Doom)

Annie Are You Ok

So, Annie Are You Ok Are You Ok Annie Annie Are You Ok So, Annie Are You Ok Are You Ok Annie Annie Are You Ok So, Annie Are You Ok Are You Ok Annie You've Been Hit By {C You've Been Hit By- A Smooth Criminal

So They Came Into The

Outway It Was Sunday-What A Black Day Mouth To Mouth Resus- Citation Sounding Heartbeats- Intimidations

Annie Are You Ok

So, Annie Are You Ok Are You Ok Annie Annie Are You Ok So, Annie Are You Ok Are You Ok Annie Annie Are You Ok So, Annie Are You Ok Are You Ok Annie Annie Are You Ok So, Annie Are You Ok Are You Ok Annie

(Annie Are You Ok)

(Will You Tell Us That You're {C Ok) {C (There's A Sign In The Window) (That He Struck You-A Crescendo Annie) (He Came Into Your Apartment) (He Left The Bloodstains On The Carpet) (Then You Ran Into The Bedroom) (You Were Struck Down) (It Was Your Doom)

(Annie Are You Ok)

(So, Annie Are You Ok) (Are You Ok Annie) (You've Been Hit By) {C (You've Been Struck By- A Smooth Criminal)

Okay, I Want Everybody To Clear The Area Right Now!

Annie are you ok so Annie are you ok are you ok Annie you've been hit by you've been struck by a smmoth crimina(2X) Aaow! (Annie Are You Ok) I Don't Know! {C (Will You Tell Us, That {C You're Ok) I Don't Know! {C (There's A Sign In The Window) I Don't Know! {C (That He Struck You-A {C Crescendo Annie) {C I Don't Know! (He Came Into Your Apartment) I Don't Know! {C (Left Bloodstains On The {C Carpet) {C I Don't Know Why Baby! (Then You Ran Into The Bedroom) I Don't Know! {C (You Were Struck Down) {C (It Was Your Doom-Annie!) {C (Annie Are You Ok) {C Dad Gone It-Baby! {C (Will You Tell Us, That {C You're Ok) Dad Gone It-Baby! (There's A Sign In The {C Window) {C Dad Gone It-Baby! {C (That He Struck You-A {C Crescendo Annie) {C Hoo! Hoo! {C (He Came Into Your {C Apartment) {C Dad Gone It! {C (Left Bloodstains On The {C Carpet) {C Hoo! Hoo! Hoo! {C (Then You Ran Into The {C Bedroom) {C Dad Gone It! {C (You Were Struck Down) {C (It Was Your Doom-Annie!) {C Aaow!!!

TriviaEdit

  • The music video was in the motion picture Michael Jackson Movie "Moonwalker".
  • It has it's own scene in a video game by SEGA "Moonwalker The Video Game".
  • It was when another Michael Jackson signature move showed up The Lean.
  • This song was remade by alien ant farm however it was NOT a parody

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