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Anthony King's Guide to Michael Jackson's History Tour

Authored by Anthony King

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Anthony King's Guide to Michael Jackson's History Tour

 

Authored by Anthony King

Paperback & Kindle
5" x 8" (12.7 x 20.32 cm) 
566 pages
ISBN-10: 1999604946
ISBN-13: 978-1999604943
BISAC: Music / History & Criticism

About the book

Anthony King's Guide to Michael Jackson's History Tour is an in-depth analysis of every performance. It is a factually accurate account including dates, venue information, audience data and a whole lot more.

 

In his show by show analysis, Anthony King takes you around the world, on tour with the "King of Pop". He lets you into some never before revealed facts about the show, exploring show trivia, the choreography and dancers, the band and music, set design, illusions and behind the scenes.

 

Thoroughly researched and meticulous in detail this book contains hundreds of world exclusives!

Table of Contents


1. Introduction ................................................................. 1
2. HIStory Tour Facts, Figures and Full Tour Schedule .... 7
3. Songs and Music Performed ........................................ 30
4. Staging and the HIStory Tour Backstage Team ........... 33
5. Costume Design – Dennis Tompkins 
and Michael Bush ..................................................... 38
6. The Band and Singers ................................................. 41
7. The Dancers and Choreographers ............................... 46
8. Show Introduction and Classical Music used on the 
HIStory Tour ........................................................... 52
9. Pre-recorded Elements on the HIStory Tour – What Is a 
Click Track and What Is a Multitrack? ..................... 63
10. The Songs and Performance – a Closer Look ............ 66
11. Restructuring, Reductions and Changes – World Exclusives..... 80

 

 

12. INDIVIDUAL COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS: ...... 99


Prague, Czech Republic .............................................................. 100
Budapest, Hungary .................................................................... 113
Bucharest, Romania ................................................................... 123
Moscow, Russia .......................................................................... 132
Warsaw, Poland ......................................................................... 138
Zaragoza, Spain .......................................................................... 144
Amsterdam, Holland .................................................................. 152
Tunis, Tunisia ............................................................................ 173
Seoul, South Korea ..................................................................... 182
Taipei, Taiwan ........................................................................... 192
Kaohsiung, Taiwan .................................................................... 194
Taipei, Taiwan ........................................................................... 200
Singapore ................................................................................... 201
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ............................................................ 204
Mumbai, India ........................................................................... 218
Bangkok, Thailand ..................................................................... 223
Auckland, New Zealand ............................................................. 225
Sydney, Australia ........................................................................ 245
Brisbane, Australia ..................................................................... 251
Melbourne, Australia .................................................................. 253
Adelaide, Australia ..................................................................... 256
Perth, Australia........................................................................... 259
Manila, Philippines .................................................................... 263
Tokyo, Japan .............................................................................. 275
Fukuoka, Japan .......................................................................... 281
Brunei ........................................................................................ 287
Honolulu, Hawaii ...................................................................... 297 
MICHAEL JACKSON HISTORY TOUR: LEG 2 ...................... 305
Bremen, Germany ...................................................................... 306
Cologne, Germany ..................................................................... 312
Bremen, Germany ...................................................................... 321
Amsterdam, Holland .................................................................. 324
Kiel, Germany ............................................................................ 337
Gelsenkirchen, Germany ............................................................ 339
Milan, Italy ................................................................................ 346
Lausanne, Switzerland ................................................................ 355
Bettembourg, Luxembourg ........................................................ 363
Lyon, France .............................................................................. 366
Paris, France ............................................................................... 368
Vienna, Austria .......................................................................... 373
Munich, Germany ...................................................................... 382


THE “LIVE” HD BROADCAST: 
HISTORY TOUR MUNICH: Saturday 16th August 1997 ..... 401


Sheffield, United Kingdom ........................................................ 405
London, United Kingdom ......................................................... 408
Dublin, Ireland .......................................................................... 426
Basel, Switzerland ....................................................................... 433
Nice, France ............................................................................... 442
Berlin, Germany ......................................................................... 446
Leipzig, Germany ....................................................................... 448
Hockenheim, Germany .............................................................. 452
Copenhagen, Denmark .............................................................. 457
Gothenburg, Sweden .................................................................. 466
Oslo, Norway ............................................................................. 474
Tallinn, Estonia .......................................................................... 477
Helsinki, Finland ....................................................................... 483
Copenhagen, Denmark .............................................................. 492
Ostend, Belgium ........................................................................ 499
Valladolid, Spain ........................................................................ 508
Cape Town, South Africa ........................................................... 515
Johannesburg, South Africa ........................................................ 518
Durban, South Africa ................................................................. 531 


HIStory Tour confirmed cancellations .......................... 538
SOURCE NOTES ....................................................... 541
About the author ........................................................... 557

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