The Ultimate Collection (2004)

Recording sessions : 2004

Studios : Los Angeles

Label : Sony

Release date : November 16, 2004

Peak on Billboard 200 : 154

Track listing
Disc 1

  1. “I Want You Back” The Corporation (Berry Gordy, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards, Alphonzo Mizell) Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5 2:58
  2. “ABC” The Corporation ABC 2:57
  3. “I’ll Be There” Berry Gordy, Bob West, Willie Hutch, Hal Davis Third Album 3:56
  4. “Got to Be There” Elliot Willensky Got to Be There 3:23
  5. “I Wanna Be Where You Are” Arthur “T-Boy” Ross, Leon Ware Got to Be There 2:59
  6. “Ben” Walter Scharf, Don Black Ben 2:44
  7. “Dancing Machine” (Single Version) Hal Davis, Don Fletcher, Dean Parks G.I.T.: Get It Together and Dancing Machine 2:37
  8. “Enjoy Yourself” (Alternate Version) (recorded 1976, during The Jacksons sessions) Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff The Jacksons 3:40
  9. “Ease on Down the Road” (featuring Diana Ross) (from The Wiz also unreleased from Off the Wall) (recorded August 1977 & 1978, during The Wiz sessions) Charlie Smalls The Wiz 3:19
  10. “You Can’t Win” (alternate version recorded for Epic Records, original version from The Wiz) (recorded August 1977 & 1978, during The Wiz sessions) Charlie Smalls The Wiz 7:18
  11. “Shake a Body” (Early Demo) (previously unreleased) (recorded August 1978, during Destiny sessions) Michael Jackson, Randy Jackson 2:09
  12. “Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)” (Single Edit) Michael Jackson, Randy Jackson Destiny 3:44
  13. “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” Michael Jackson Off the Wall 6:04
  14. “Rock with You” (Album Version #2) Rod Temperton Off the Wall 3:39
  15. “Off the Wall” Rod Temperton Off the Wall 4:06
  16. “She’s Out of My Life” Tom Bahler Off the Wall 3:38
  17. “Sunset Driver” (Demo) (previously unreleased) (recorded 1979 & 1982, during Off The Wall & Thriller sessions) Michael Jackson 4:03
  18. “Lovely One” Michael Jackson, Randy Jackson Triumph 4:50
  19. “This Place Hotel” (a.k.a. “Heartbreak Hotel”) Michael Jackson Triumph 5:44
    Disc 2
  20. “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'” Michael Jackson Thriller 6:03
  21. “The Girl Is Mine” (featuring Paul McCartney) Michael Jackson Thriller 3:42
  22. “Thriller” Rod Temperton Thriller 5:58
  23. “Beat It” Michael Jackson Thriller 4:18
  24. “Billie Jean” (Album Version #2) Michael Jackson Thriller 4:53
  25. “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)” (Demo) (previously unreleased) (recorded April & October – November 8, 1982, during Thriller sessions) Michael Jackson, Greg Phillinganes 3:46
  26. “Someone in the Dark” (Edited Single Version) (recorded June 1982, during E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial sessions) Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Rod Temperton E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 4:54
  27. “State of Shock” (featuring Mick Jagger) Michael Jackson, Randy Hansen Victory 4:30
  28. “Scared of the Moon” (Demo) (previously unreleased) (recorded 1984, during Thriller-era) Michael Jackson, Buz Kohan 4:41
  29. “We Are the World” (Demo) (previously unreleased) (recorded January 28, 1985) Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie 5:20
  30. “We Are Here to Change the World” (from Captain EO) (previously unreleased) (recorded 1985, during Captain EO sessions) Michael Jackson, John Barnes 2:53
    Disc 3
  31. “Bad” Michael Jackson Bad 4:07
  32. “The Way You Make Me Feel” (Album Version #2) Michael Jackson Bad 4:58
  33. “Man in the Mirror” Siedah Garrett, Glen Ballard Bad 5:20
  34. “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You” (Radio Edit) (featuring Siedah Garrett) Michael Jackson Bad 4:13
  35. “Dirty Diana” (Album Version #2) Michael Jackson Bad 4:41
  36. “Smooth Criminal” (Album Version #3) Michael Jackson Bad 4:17
  37. “Cheater” (Demo) (previously unreleased) (recorded March 1987, during Bad sessions) Michael Jackson, Greg Phillinganes 5:09
  38. “Dangerous” (Early Version) (previously unreleased) (recorded 1990-91, during Dangerous sessions) Michael Jackson, Bill Bottrell, Teddy Riley 6:40
  39. “Monkey Business” (previously unreleased) (recorded 1989, during Dangerous sessions) Michael Jackson, Bill Bottrell 5:46
  40. “Jam” (featuring Heavy D) Michael Jackson, René Moore, Bruce Swedien, Teddy Riley Dangerous 5:39
  41. “Remember the Time” Teddy Riley, Michael Jackson, Bernard Belle Dangerous 4:00
  42. “Black or White” Michael Jackson; rap lyrics by Bill Bottrell Dangerous 4:16
  43. “Who Is It” (IHS Mix) Michael Jackson CD single 7:57
  44. “Someone Put Your Hand Out” (previously unreleased) (recorded 1987, 1990 & 1991 – April 1992, during Bad & Dangerous sessions) Michael Jackson, Teddy Riley 5:25
    Disc 4
  45. “You Are Not Alone” (Extended Version) (recorded September & November 6 & 8, 1994 – March 1995, during HIStory sessions) R. Kelly HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I 6:03
  46. “Stranger in Moscow” Michael Jackson HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I 5:44
  47. “Childhood” (theme from Free Willy 2) Michael Jackson HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I 4:28
  48. “On the Line” (recorded 1995 & January – July 1996, during HIStory & Get On The Bus sessions) Michael Jackson, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds 4:53
  49. “Blood on the Dance Floor” Michael Jackson, Teddy Riley Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix 4:12
  50. “Fall Again” (Demo) (previously unreleased) (recorded 1999, during Invincible sessions) Michael Jackson, Walter Afanasieff, Robin Thicke 4:22
  51. “In the Back” (previously unreleased) (recorded 1994 – 2004, during HIStory & Invincible sessions) Michael Jackson, Glen Ballard 4:31
  52. “Unbreakable” (featuring The Notorious B.I.G.) Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins III, LaShawn Daniels, Nora Payne, Robert Smith Invincible 6:26
  53. “You Rock My World” (Album Edit) Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins III, LaShawn Daniels, Nora Payne Invincible 5:09
  54. “Butterflies” Andre Harris, Marsha Ambrosius Invincible 4:40
  55. “Beautiful Girl” (Demo) (previously unreleased) (recorded 1998 & 2004, during Invincible sessions) Michael Jackson 4:03
  56. “The Way You Love Me” (previously unreleased) (recorded Mid 1998 – 2004, during Invincible sessions) Michael Jackson 4:30
  57. “We’ve Had Enough” (previously unreleased) (recorded 1999 – 2000, during Invincible sessions) Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, LaShawn Daniels, Carole Bayer Sager 5:45

No promotion and no concerts because of the trial

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Next era : Thriller 25 (2008)

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