Who Is It

Album: Dangerous (1991)
Charted: 10 14

Songfacts®:

  • This was the fourth single taken from Jackson's 1991 album Dangerous.
  • The song was written, arranged and composed by Michael Jackson and produced by Jackson and Bill Bottrell.
  • R&B and hip-hop producer Teddy Riley worked on many of the Dangerous tracks. He recalled to Musicradar.com: "This reminds me so much of Dirty Diana. I think he recaptured that sound on this song. You know, I think he went back to his roots of recording with this song to record an incredible track. I thought it would take someone like Quincy Jones [who produced Dirty Diana] to really put an incredible track like that together. I thought it would take someone like Quincy to get that sound, but Michael came up with it."
  • Filmmaker David Fincher, now known for acclaimed movies like Fight Club and The Social Network, directed the music video. In the clip, Jackson discovers his girlfriend is a high-class call girl.

Comments: 3

  • Betty from EthiopiaWhat is he whispering in the background.. I am so curious
  • Chris from Germany Dangerous was like Thriller and Bad an album full of awesome songs and many songs were released as singles.
    This song is very dark and good.
    The video directed by David Fincher was on heavy rotation on MTV.
  • Cassidy from Manitou Springs, Cowho is this song about?
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