Michael Jackson ‎– Bad

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1 Bad 4:07
2 The Way You Make Me Feel 4:59
3 Speed Demon 4:01
4 Liberian Girl 3:54
5 Just Good Friends
Featuring – Stevie WonderWritten-By – G. Lyle*, T. Britten*
4:08
6 Another Part Of Me 3:55
7 Man In The Mirror
Featuring – Siedah GarrettWritten-By – G. Ballard*, S. Garrett*
5:19
8 I Just Can't Stop Loving You
Featuring – Siedah Garrett
4:12
9 Dirty Diana 4:41
10 Smooth Criminal 4:19
11 Leave Me Alone 4:40

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The first catalog # is printed on the cover spines and on the disc.
The second appears on the top right corner of the back cover.
01-450290-10 is printed on the disc and below the track list on the booklet.
Sony Music imprint on back jewelcase.
Made in Austria.

© 1987

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  • Barcode: 5 099745029020
  • Label Code: LC 0199
  • Other: 01-450290-10
  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Price Code: CB 821
  • Other: CDE
  • Other: CX
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Other Versions (5 of 348) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
E 40600, OE 40600 Michael Jackson Bad(LP, Album, Car) Epic, Epic E 40600, OE 40600 US 1987 Sell This Version
MJ 10 03 Michael Jackson Bad(CD, Album, RE, S/Edition, Sli) Epic MJ 10 03 Italy 2010 Sell This Version
58343 Michael Jackson Bad(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Aquarius (3) 58343 Indonesia Unknown Sell This Version
OET 40600 Michael Jackson Bad(Cass, Album, Club, Cle) Epic OET 40600 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
EPC 504423 2, 504423 2, 5044232000 Michael Jackson Bad(CD, Album, RE, RM, S/Edition) Epic, Epic, Epic EPC 504423 2, 504423 2, 5044232000 Europe 2001 Sell This Version

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alyxx

alyxx

October 14, 2009
Bad is that sort of album that doesn't need any review. Everybody knows it's quite an experience, simply because almost EVERY track on the album has become a hit single.

It is the inevitable sequel to his 1982 monster hit album "Thriller", and while it didn't outsell "Thriller" in any way, it still sold a lot.

So how is "Bad" as an album? It works pretty well actually, and has a more synth-laden sound than its predecessor. Michael throws away his disco influences for a more futuristic take on the pop genre, and I think this makes the album stand more on its own rather than seeming as a direct sequel to "Thriller". It has a few great ballads, and unforgetable hits such as "Smooth Criminal", "Bad", "The Way You Make Me Feel" and "Leave Me Alone".

"Bad" never falls on its ass, never loses its energy, and it flows greatly. In a lot of ways "Bad" is just as much pop perfection as "Thriller", but I feel at this time Michael started losing his soul and became more and more a machine (quite literally in the "Moonwalker" film he released soon after). But it's hard to say anything bad about "Bad", it's probably one of the best pop albums ever made by any artist.