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BAD by Michael Jackson

If every singer wanted to be in Michael Jackson’s place when he recorded the biggest-selling album of all time, 1982’s Thriller, none of them wanted to be in his place when he was faced with the task of trying to follow-up on that album. In 1987 Michael did just that, with BAD, released on Epic…

THRILLER by Michael Jackson

Released in November 1982 on Epic Records, Michael once again enlisted Quincy Jones to produce this follow up to 1979’s Off The Wall. This time they moved away from the Disco influence, and started moving closer to pop music, while still keeping Michael’s R&B roots. Word has it that despite it’s multi-platinum success, Michael felt…

OFF THE WALL by Michael Jackson

Released in August 1979 on Epic Records, this was Michael Jackson’s first solo album as an adult (after having released 4 solo albums on Motown Records as a teenager). Michael enlisted producer Quincy Jones to co-produce this album with, which turned out to be a very wise choice, as Jones had a knack for finding…