These concepts are related by Insane Clown Posse in a series of albums called the six Joker's Cards.
Each of the six Joker's Cards relate to a specific character — an entity of the Dark Carnival — that tries to "save the human soul" by showing the wickedness inside of one's self.
One such song, "House of Wonders" was recorded but was later released on Mutilation Mix (1997) and Forgotten Freshness Volumes 1 & 2 (1998).
As the fourth Joker's Card in the group's Dark Carnival mythology, the album's lyrics focus on the titular Great Milenko, an illusionist who tries to trick individuals into greed and other such sins.
The album was recorded and initially released by the Disney-owned record label Hollywood Records.
According to Nielsen Sound Scan, the entire catalog of the group has sold 6.5 million units in the United States...
The album was released in four different colours (Red / Green / Purple / Gold).
The album was taken off shelves by Hollywood hours after its release, in response to criticism from the Southern Baptist Church of decisions that the church believed did not reflect Disney's family-friendly image, although Disney claimed that the album was released due to an oversight by its review board.
After Hollywood terminated the group's contract, Insane Clown Posse signed a new contract with Island Records (whose parent at the time, Poly Gram, distributed Hollywood releases in North America), which agreed to release the album as it was originally intended.
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The Insane Clown Posse had a cult following around their hometown of Detroit in the mid-'90s, eventually winning a major-label contract with Jive.
Disney requested that the tracks "The Neden Game", "Under the Moon", and "Boogie Woogie Wu" be removed because of lyrics referencing abuse of women, rape and murder, and the slaughter of children, respectively.