Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal piano

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Smooth Criminal" is the seventh single from Michael Jackson'. It was released in Bad album. The song contains a fast beat . Jackson's lyrics about a woman named Annie, who has been violently attacked in her apartment by a "smooth" assailant. Smooth Criminal was the original title for the album, but Quincy Jones did not like it. It was released as a single on October 24, 1988, and peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100. The re-released Visionary single charted at number 19 in the UK. The piece is one of Jackson's signature songs, and has appeared on numerous greatest hits albums, including Number Ones, The Essential Michael Jackson, Michael Jackson: The Ultimate Collection, King of Pop, This Is It, and Immortal.

Smooth Criminal" is a song written by Michael Jackson and co-produced with Quincy Jones. Two early versions of the song were written by Jackson in 1985.

Jackson originally wanted to made the music video 1930s gangster style. Film was shot between February and April 1987.