This is the tag for the single release. If you're listening to Jackson's 1995 album, you should correct your tags to its complete name, HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I. 'History' is the second single release from Michael Jackson's remix album Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix. Composed by Michael Jackson, James Harris III and Terry Lewis, the song was originally recorded in 1994 and appeared on Jackson's ninth studio album, HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I. It was later remixed by Tony Moran and released as a single on 30 July 1997. The original version contained many historic audio clips and samples, however the remix does not. The single did generally well on music charts worldwide, having charted within the Top 10 and Top 20 in multiple countries. The song's highest peak position was in Italy, charting at #3. In the Netherlands, Belgium and Sweden HIStory spent seventeen to eighteen weeks on the charts. In Australia the song peaked at #43 before falling off the chart. The single did not appear on any United States Billboard charts, but did peak at #5 on the UK Singles chart. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.