Behind the Song: “Smooth Criminal” by Michael Jackson

"Smooth Criminal" delves into a crime scene, depicting a woman's attack and the frantic efforts to aid her.

Jackson's iconic "Annie, are you OK?" refrain stems from CPR training and Resusci Anne, adding depth.

The song evolved from "Al Capone," sharing themes of violence and featuring a similar beat.

Accompanied by a groundbreaking video, featuring Jackson's iconic anti-gravity lean and showcasing innovative choreography.

Though it didn't top charts, "Smooth Criminal" is lauded as one of Jackson's best, with lasting influence and covers.