Unlike his previous music videos, Michael sings a song other than the titular song. His opening number, is a song called "2Bad" from the "Blood on the Dance Floor" album. The actual song "Ghosts" is played while The Mayor's body is possessed.
This was supposed to come as an Addams Family promo called "Is This Scary", but due to some errors, the promo was never finished but three years later after the stress of the news of Michael's influence calm down, he later went back to the production, got Stan Winston to direct and do special-effects and it was was eventually renamed ghost.
In Ghosts 1997 Short Film, the Maestro tears his skin of twice. The first time, it was just a mask that he obviously cracked and it fell of. But the second time, the director, Stephen King, decided he wanted Michael's real skull. So they designed it and they eventually got to the goal they were reaching for.