Blood on the Dance Floor x Dangerous

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"Blood on the Dance Floor x Dangerous (The White Panda Mash-Up)"
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Single by Michael Jackson
from the album Scream
Released September 6, 2017
Format Digital download
Length 3:38 (album version)
6:26 (extended version)
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Michael Jackson, Bill Bottrell, Teddy Riley, James Harris III, Terry Lewis
Producer(s) The White Panda
Michael Jackson singles chronology
"A Place with No Name"
(2014)
"Blood on the Dance Floor x Dangerous (The White Panda Mash-Up)"
(2017)
"Don't Matter to Me"
(2018)

"A Place with No Name"
(2014)
"Blood on the Dance Floor x Dangerous (The White Panda Mash-Up)"
(2017)
"Don't Matter to Me"
(2018)
Scream track listing
"Ghosts"
(13)
"Blood on the Dance Floor x Dangerous (The White Panda Mash-Up)"
(14)
Music video
"Blood on the Dance Floor x Dangerous" on YouTube

"Blood on the Dance Floor x Dangerous (The White Panda Mash-Up)", often shortened to just "Blood on the Dance Floor x Dangerous", is a song by American recording artist Michael Jackson. A mashup by The White Panda, it was released on September 6, 2017 as the first single from the posthumous compilation album Scream.

Background and release[edit]

In September 2017, Sony Music Entertainment announced that a compilation album entitled Scream would be released on September 29, 2017.[1]

On September 6, 2017, for the promotion of the album, the track "Blood on the Dance Floor x Dangerous (The White Panda Mash-up)" premiered via Shazam worldwide.[1][2] On the same day, it became the lead single for the album as a digital download at iTunes[3] and Amazon.[4] It was also released on the majority Chinese music streaming platforms Tencent[5] and NetEase Music[6] the same day.

It is a mash-up composed of five songs by Michael and The Jacksons—"Blood on the Dance Floor", "Dangerous", "This Place Hotel", "Leave Me Alone" and "Is It Scary"[7][8][9] remixed by dance music duo White Panda.

Critical reception[edit]

Ben Beaumont-Thomas from The Guardian said the song was "fascinatingly awkward" in its presentation.[7]

Commercial performance[edit]

The song did not appear in majority music charts in 2017; in December 2017, it was released for club play in the United States,[10] The song debuted at number 47 on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart on February 10, 2018,[11] and became the 25th song by Jackson to appear on the chart.

Track listing[edit]

Digital single
No.TitleLength
1."Blood on the Dance Floor x Dangerous (The White Panda Mash-up)"3:38
2."Blood on the Dance Floor x Dangerous (The White Panda Extended Mash-up)"6:26

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[11] 41

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Michael Jackson 'Scream' Album Set For Release On September 29". Michael Jackson Official Site. Retrieved 2018-02-09. 
  2. ^ CNN, Lisa Respers France,. "There's a new Michael Jackson album coming, just in time for Halloween". CNN. Retrieved 2018-02-09. 
  3. ^ Scream by Michael Jackson on Apple Music, 2017-09-27, retrieved 2018-02-09 
  4. ^ Michael Jackson, Blood On The Dance Floor X Dangerous, ASIN B075BGFDYZ 
  5. ^ "Blood On The Dance Floor X Dangerous (The White Panda Mash-Up) - QQ Music". y.qq.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 2018-02-09. 
  6. ^ "Blood on the Dance Floor X Dangerous (The White Panda Mash-Up) - Neteast music". music.163.com. Retrieved 2018-02-09. 
  7. ^ a b Beaumont-Thomas, Ben (2017-09-25). "Michael Jackson's new album shows the terror in the King of Pop's soul". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-02-09. 
  8. ^ "Michael Jackson new compilation album SCREAM to be released this month - NME". NME. 2017-09-06. Retrieved 2018-02-09. 
  9. ^ "SCREAM Highlight: White Panda 'Blood On The Dance Floor X Dangerous'". Michael Jackson Official Site. Retrieved 2018-02-09. 
  10. ^ "Billboard Dance Chart Update [12.16.17] - PRO MOTION Music News". PRO MOTION Music News. 2017-12-01. Retrieved 2018-02-09. 
  11. ^ a b "Michael Jackson Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-02-13.