Though it sold in the eight-figure range worldwide, to some earsBadsuffered in comparison to its predecessor,Thriller. While not as visionary as that record-breaker andOff the Wall, the 1987 album does find Jackson and producerQuincy Jonescontinuing … see full wiki
This release has many "good" songs particularly Smooth Criminal, Bad, Liberian Girl, and The Way You Make Me Feel. However the overall flow of the CD just does not compare to the immortal Thriller. The same balance of textures from loud to soft to funky just does not exist here. Liberian Girl breaks the mold a little but the other tracks are semi-generic. Decent, yes but certainly not a classic except maybe for hard core fans.