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Michael Jackson

Human Nature

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“Human Nature” is a song by American recording artist Michael Jackson. It was written and composed by Steve Porcaro and John Bettis, and produced by Quincy Jones. It is the fifth single from the singer’s sixth solo album, Thriller (1982). Initially, Porcaro had recorded a rough demo of the song on a cassette, which was then given to Jones. Enjoying the demo, Jones had the ballad included on the Thriller album. The song was the last selected for the album, ousting “Carousel” from the final track listing. “Human Nature” was released on July 3, 1983, as the album’s fifth single. Although not released in the UK, the song achieved chart success in the US. Reaching number two on Billboards Hot Adult Contemporary chart and number seven on the Hot 100, the song became Jackson’s... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Why, why does he do me that way ... If they say, why, why? Tell 'em that is human nature ... If they say, why, why? Ooh, tell 'em

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