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Release Date August 31, 1987. Interpolated By. Even Worse - Album Art by "Weird Al" Yankovic. 1. Bad. 2. The Way You Make Me Feel. 5. Just Good Friends. 6. Another Part of Me.

Bad" is a song by American recording artist Michael Jackson. It was released by Epic Records on September 7, 1987 as the second single from Jackson's third major-label and seventh studio album of the same name. The song was written and composed by Jackson, and produced by Quincy Jones and Jackson. Jackson stated that the song was influenced by a real-life story he had read about, of a young man who tried to escape poverty by attending private school but ended up being killed when he returned home.

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Bad is the seventh studio album by American recording artist Michael Jackson. It was released by Epic Records on August 21, 1987, after nearly five years after Jackson's fifth album, Thriller. While Thriller went on to become the world's best-selling album, Bad itself has sold between 30 to 45 million copies worldwide, shipped 8 million units in the United States alone. The album has been cited as the fifth best-selling album of all time with the very first to have five Hot 100 number ones.

Bad is the seventh studio album by American songwriter and recording artist Michael Jackson. The album was released on August 31, 1987 by Epic/CBS Records, nearly five years after Jackson's previous studio album, Thriller, which went on to become the world's best-selling album. Bad itself sold over 30 million copies worldwide, and shipped eight million units in the United States alone, and has been cited as being one of the best selling albums of all time.

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Tracklist

1 Bad

Notes

South Africa

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ESK 2808 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Maxi, Promo) Epic ESK 2808 US 1987
EPC 651100 6, 651100 6 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(12", Maxi) Epic, Epic EPC 651100 6, 651100 6 Europe 1987
34-07418 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(7", Single) Epic 34-07418 US 1987
ES-20125, 34-07418 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(7", Single) Epic, Epic ES-20125, 34-07418 Philippines 1987
651155 4 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(Cass, Maxi) Epic 651155 4 UK 1987

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Bad 4:07
2 The Way You Make Me Feel 4:59
3 Speed Demon 4:01
4 Liberian Girl 3:53
5 Just Good Friends
Vocals – Stevie WonderWritten-By – G. Lyle*, T. Britten*
4:08
6 Another Part Of Me 3:54
7 Man In The Mirror
Vocals – Siedah GarrettWritten-By – G. Ballard*, S. Garrett*
5:19
8 I Just Can't Stop Loving You
Vocals – Siedah Garrett
4:25
9 Dirty Diana 4:52
10 Smooth Criminal 4:19
11 Leave Me Alone 4:38

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Epic Records
  • Made By – Digital Audio Disc Corp. – DIDP 70643
  • Mastered At – Bernie Grundman Mastering

Credits

  • Co-producer – Michael Jackson
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Mixed By – Bruce Swedien
  • Producer – Quincy Jones
  • Written-By – M. Jackson* (tracks: 1 to 4, 6, 8 to 11)

Notes

Black version

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7464-40600-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 1): DIDP 70643 21A2
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 2): DIDP 70643 21B4
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 3): DIDP 70643 21B7
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 4): DIDP 70643 21B9
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 5): DIDP 70643 21A14
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 6): DIDP 70643 11A34 *
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 7): DIDP 70643 6 *** *****
  • Other (Inner hub): Made In USA - Digital Audio Disc Corp.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EPC 450290 1 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Epic EPC 450290 1 Europe 1987
450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RP) Epic, Epic 450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Europe Unknown
MJ 10 03 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE, S/Edition, Sli) Epic MJ 10 03 Italy 2010
1033235 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album) Epic 1033235 Costa Rica 1987
88875035432 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE) Epic, MJJ Productions 88875035432 US 2015

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Bad
Drum Programming – Douglas GetschalDrums – John Robinson Guitar – David Williams Organ [Hammond] – Jimmy SmithPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaSaxophone – Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – Greg Phillinganes, John Barnes, Michael BoddickerSynthesizer [Solo] – Greg PhillinganesSynthesizer [Synclavier], Keyboards – Christopher CurrellTrumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By, Vocals, Backing Vocals – Michael Jackson
4:06
A2 The Way You Make Me Feel
Drum Programming – Douglas GetschalDrums – John Robinson Finger Snaps – Christopher Currell, Michael JacksonGuitar – David Williams , Eric GalePercussion – Ollie E. Brown*, Paulinho Da CostaSaxophone – Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – Greg Phillinganes, John Barnes, Michael BoddickerSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellTrumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By, Vocals, Backing Vocals – Michael Jackson
4:58
A3 Speed Demon
Drum Programming – Douglas GetschalDrums – John Robinson , Miko Brando, Ollie E. Brown*Guitar – Bill Bottrell, David Williams Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaSaxophone – Kim HutchcroftSynthesizer – Greg Phillinganes, John Barnes, Michael BoddickerSynthesizer [Synclavier], Effects – Christopher CurrellTrumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By, Vocals, Backing Vocals – Michael Jackson
4:01
A4 Liberian Girl
Drum Programming – Douglas GetschalDrums – John Robinson Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaSynthesizer – David Paich, John Barnes, Larry Williams, Michael BoddickerSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellWritten-By, Vocals, Backing Vocals – Michael Jackson
3:52
A5 Just Good Friends
Drum Programming – Cornelius MimsDrums – Bruce Swedien, Humberto Gatica, Ollie E. Brown*Guitar – Michael LandauPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaSaxophone – Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – Greg Phillinganes, Larry Williams, Michael Boddicker, Rhett LawrenceSynthesizer [Solo] – Stevie WonderSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellTrumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyVocals – Michael JacksonVocals [Guest] – Stevie WonderWritten-By – Graham Lyle, Terry Britten
4:05
B1 Another Part Of Me
Guitar – David Williams , Paul Jackson, Jr.*Saxophone – Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – John Barnes, Rhett LawrenceSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellTrumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By, Vocals, Backing Vocals – Michael Jackson
3:53
B2 Man In The Mirror
Backing Vocals [Guest] – Siedah Garrett, The Andrae Crouch Choir*, The WinansGuitar – Dann HuffHandclaps – Ollie E. Brown*Keyboards – Greg PhillinganesSynthesizer – Glen Ballard, Randy KerberVocals – Michael JacksonWritten-By – Glen Ballard, Siedah Garrett
5:18
B3 I Just Can't Stop Loving You
Bass – Nathan EastDrums – Ndugu Chancler*Guitar – Dann HuffPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaPiano – John BarnesSynthesizer – David Paich, Greg PhillinganesSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellVocals – Michael JacksonVocals [Guest] – Siedah GarrettWritten-By – Michael Jackson
4:23
B4 Dirty Diana
Drum Programming – Douglas GetschalDrums – John Robinson Guitar – David Williams , Paul Jackson, Jr.*Guitar [Solo] – Steve StevensSynthesizer – John Barnes, Michael Boddicker, Randy WaldmanSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellWritten-By, Vocals, Backing Vocals – Michael Jackson
4:52
B5 Smooth Criminal
Drums – Bill Bottrell, Bruce Swedien, John Robinson Guitar – David Williams Saxophone – Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – John Barnes, Michael BoddickerSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellTrumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By, Vocals, Backing Vocals, Handclaps – Michael Jackson
4:16

Credits

  • Art Direction – Tony Lane / Nancy Donald*
  • Co-producer – Michael Jackson
  • Contractor – Jolie Levine
  • Engineer [Additional] – Humberto Gatica
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Brad Sundberg, Claudio Ordenes, Debbie Johnson , Laura Livingston
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Photography By [Back Cover] – Greg Goreman
  • Photography By [Front Cover] – Sam Emerson
  • Photography By [Inside Spread] – Matthew Rolston
  • Producer – Quincy Jones
  • Recorded By [Additional] – Bill Bottrell, Brian Malouf, Claudio Ordenes, Craig Johnson, Gary Olazabal, Matt Forger
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – Bruce Swedien
  • Typography ["bad" Lettering] – Jeffrey Spear

Notes

Korea's first edition LP with insert.

"The Sale of this Record Outside Republic of Korea is Not Authorized."
8707-L6238-L6247

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EPC 450290 1 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Epic EPC 450290 1 Europe 1987
450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RP) Epic, Epic 450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Europe Unknown
MJ 10 03 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE, S/Edition, Sli) Epic MJ 10 03 Italy 2010
1033235 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album) Epic 1033235 Costa Rica 1987
88875035432 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE) Epic, MJJ Productions 88875035432 US 2015

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Bad 4:07
2 The Way You Make Me Feel 4:58
3 Speed Demon 4:01
4 Liberian Girl 3:53
5 Just Good Friends
Featuring – Stevie Wonder
4:07
6 Another Part Of Me 3:54
7 Man In The Mirror
Choir – The Andraé Crouch ChoirFeaturing – Siedah Garrett, The Winans
5:19
8 I Just Can't Stop Loving You
Featuring – Siedah Garrett
4:12
9 Dirty Diana 4:41
10 Smooth Criminal 4:17
11 Leave Me Alone 4:40
Bonus Tracks
12 Quincy Jones Interview Part I
Interviewee – Quincy Jones
4:03
13 Streetwalker 5:49
14 Quincy Jones Interview Part II
Interviewee – Quincy Jones
2:53
15 Todo Mi Amor Eres Tu (I Just Can't Stop Loving You) 4:05
16 Quincy Jones Interview Part III
Interviewee – Quincy Jones
2:30
17 Intro To "Fly Away" 0:08
18 Fly Away 3:26

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – MJJ Productions Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – MJJ Productions Inc.
  • Manufactured By – PT. Sony Music Entertainment Indonesia

Credits

  • Compiled By [Special Edition Material] – Bruce Swedien
  • Edited By [Special Edition Material] – Rob Herrera, Stuart Brawley
  • Executive-Producer [Special Edition] – Bruce Swedien, Michael Jackson
  • Producer – Quincy Jones
  • Remastered By – Bernie Grundman

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 074646607220

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EPC 450290 1 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Epic EPC 450290 1 Europe 1987
450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RP) Epic, Epic 450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Europe Unknown
MJ 10 03 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE, S/Edition, Sli) Epic MJ 10 03 Italy 2010
1033235 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album) Epic 1033235 Costa Rica 1987
88875035432 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE) Epic, MJJ Productions 88875035432 US 2015

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Bad
Composed By – Michael J. Jackson*
4:07
2 The Way You Make Me Feel
Composed By – M. J. Jackson*
4:58
3 Speed Demon
Composed By – Michael Jackson
4:02
4 Liberian Girl
Composed By – Michael Jackson
3:52
5 Just Good Friends
Composed By – Graham Lyle, Terry BrittenVocals [Guest] – Stevie Wonder
4:07
6 Another Part Of Me
Composed By – Michael J. Jackson*
3:54
7 Man In The Mirror
Backing Vocals [Guest] – Siedah Garrett, The Andrae Crouch Choir*, The WinansComposed By – Glen Ballard, Siedah Garrett
5:18
8 I Just Can't Stop Loving You
Composed By – Michael J. Jackson*Vocals [Guest] – Siedah Garrett
4:13
9 Dirty Diana
Composed By – Jerry Hey, Michael J. Jackson*
4:40
10 Smooth Criminal
Composed By – Michael J. Jackson*
4:17
11 Leave Me Alone
Composed By – Michael J. Jackson*
4:40

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – MJJ Productions Inc.

Notes

℗ 2012 MJJ Productions Inc.

Original released on Aug 31, 1987.

Mastered for iTunes.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (iTunes ID): 559334659

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EPC 450290 1 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Epic EPC 450290 1 Europe 1987
450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RP) Epic, Epic 450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Europe Unknown
MJ 10 03 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE, S/Edition, Sli) Epic MJ 10 03 Italy 2010
1033235 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album) Epic 1033235 Costa Rica 1987
88875035432 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE) Epic, MJJ Productions 88875035432 US 2015

Tracklist

A1 Bad 4:06
A2 The Way You Make Me Feel 4:58
A3 Speed Demon 4:01
A4 Liberian Girl 3:52
A5 Just Good Friends 4:05
B1 Another Part Of Me 3:53
B2 Man In The Mirror 5:18
B3 I Just Can't Stop Loving You 4:23
B4 Dirty Diana 4:52
B5 Smooth Criminal 4:16

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Epic Records
  • Produced For – Quincy Jones Productions
  • Produced For – MJJ Productions
  • Recorded By – Bruce Swedien
  • Copyright (c) – MJJ Productions Inc.
  • Marketed By – CBS Nigeria Limited
  • Distributed By – CBS Nigeria Limited
  • Printed By – Ibukunola Printers (Nig) Ltd. Lagos
  • Licensed To – CBS Nigeria Limited
  • Made By – CBS Inc.

Credits

  • Co-producer – Michael Jackson
  • Producer – Quincy Jones

Notes

"OE 40600" is printed on the spine of the sleeve.
"E 40600" and "AL 40600" in printed on label.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7464-40600-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): PAL 140600 - F2S - F2S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): PBL 140600 - F2S

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EPC 450290 1 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Epic EPC 450290 1 Europe 1987
450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RP) Epic, Epic 450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Europe Unknown
MJ 10 03 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE, S/Edition, Sli) Epic MJ 10 03 Italy 2010
1033235 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album) Epic 1033235 Costa Rica 1987
88875035432 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE) Epic, MJJ Productions 88875035432 US 2015

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Bad
Arranged By [Horns] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Rhythm] – Christopher Currell, Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesArranged By [Vocal] – Michael JacksonDrum Programming – Douglas GetschalDrums – John Robinson Guitar – David Williams Keyboards [Synclavier], Guitar [Digital], Other [Rubba] – Christopher CurrellOrgan [Hammond B3 Midi Organ Solo] – Jimmy SmithPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaPercussion [How Now Brown Cow], Solo Vocal, Backing Vocals – Michael JacksonSaxophone – Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – Greg Phillinganes, John Barnes, Michael BoddickerSynthesizer [Solo] – Greg PhillinganesTrumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By – M. Jackson*
4:07
2 The Way You Make Me Feel
Arranged By [Horns] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Rhythm and Vocal] – Michael JacksonDrum Programming – Douglas GetschalDrums – John Robinson Finger Snaps, Synthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellGuitar – David Williams , Eric GalePercussion – Ollie E. Brown*, Paulinho Da CostaProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Larry WilliamsSaxophone – Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsSolo Vocal, Backing Vocals, Finger Snaps – Michael JacksonSynthesizer – Greg Phillinganes, John Barnes, Michael BoddickerTrumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By – M. Jackson*
4:59
3 Speed Demon
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesArranged By [Synthesizer and Horn] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Vocal] – Michael JacksonDrum Programming – Douglas GetschalDrums – John Robinson , Miko Brando, Ollie E. Brown*Engineer [Sounds Engineered By] – Ken Caillat, Tom Jones Guitar – Bill Bottrell, David Williams Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Eric PersingRecorded By [Race Car Intro-Dimensional Recording] – Spherical Sound, Inc.Saxophone – Kim HutchcroftSaxophone [Midi Saxophone Solo] – Larry WilliamsSolo Vocal, Backing Vocals, Synthesizer [Vocal Synthesizer] – Michael JacksonSynthesizer – Greg Phillinganes, John Barnes, Michael BoddickerSynthesizer [Synclavier], Effects – Christopher CurrellTrumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By – M. Jackson*
4:01
4 Liberian Girl
Arranged By [Rhythm] – John Barnes, Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesArranged By [Swahili Chant] – Caiphus SemenyaArranged By [Synthesizer] – Jerry Hey, John Barnes, Quincy JonesArranged By [Vocal] – John Barnes, Michael JacksonDrum Programming – Douglas GetschalDrums – John Robinson Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Steve PorcaroSolo Vocal, Backing Vocals – Michael JacksonSynthesizer – David Paich, John Barnes, Larry Williams, Michael BoddickerSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellVocals [Swahili Chant] – Letta MbuluWritten-By – M. Jackson*
3:54
5 Just Good Friends
Arranged By [Horn] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Rhythm, Synthesizer And Vocal] – Graham Lyle, Quincy Jones, Terry BrittenDrum Programming – Cornelius MimsDrums – Bruce Swedien, Humberto Gatica, Ollie E. Brown*Guitar – Michael LandauSaxophone – Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – Greg Phillinganes, Larry Williams, Michael Boddicker, Rhett LawrenceSynthesizer [Solo] – Stevie WonderSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellTrumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyVocals – Michael Jackson, Stevie WonderWritten-By – G. Lyle*, T. Britten*
4:08
6 Another Part Of Me
Arranged By [Horn] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Rhythm and Vocal] – John Barnes, Michael JacksonGuitar – David Williams , Paul Jackson Jr.Saxophone – Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsSolo Vocal, Backing Vocals – Michael JacksonSynthesizer – John Barnes, Rhett LawrenceSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellTrumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By – M. Jackson*
3:55
7 Man In The Mirror
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Glen Ballard, Quincy JonesArranged By [Synthesizer] – Glen Ballard, Jerry Hey, Quincy JonesArranged By [Vocal] – Andrae Crouch*Backing Vocals – Andrae Crouch*Backing Vocals [Andrae Crouch and the Andrae Crouch Choir] – Alfie Silas, Andrew Gouché*, Francine Howard, Geary Faggett, Jean Johnson, Linda Green, Maxi Anderson, Perry Morgan, Rose Banks, Sandra Crouch, Voncielle FaggettBacking Vocals [The Winans] – Carvin Winans, Marvin Winans, Michael Winans, Ronald WinansFeaturing, Backing Vocals – Siedah Garrett, The Andrae Crouch Choir*, The WinansGuitar – Dann HuffHandclaps [Clap] – Ollie E. Brown*Keyboards – Greg PhillinganesSolo Vocal, Backing Vocals – Michael JacksonSynthesizer – Glen Ballard, Randy KerberWritten-By – G. Ballard*, S. Garrett*
5:19
8 I Just Can't Stop Loving You
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Quincy JonesArranged By [Synthesizer] – David Paich, Quincy JonesArranged By [Vocal] – John Barnes, Michael JacksonBass – Nathan EastDrums – Ndugu Chancler*Guitar – Dann HuffPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaPiano – John BarnesProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Steve PorcaroSynthesizer – David Paich, Greg PhillinganesSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellVocals – Michael Jackson, Siedah GarrettWords By [Spoken Intro] – Michael JacksonWritten-By – M. Jackson*
4:25
9 Dirty Diana
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Jerry Hey, John Barnes, Michael JacksonArranged By [Strings] – John BarnesArranged By [Synthesizer] – John Barnes, Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesArranged By [Vocal] – Michael JacksonDrum Programming – Douglas GetschalDrums – John Robinson Guitar – David Williams , Paul Jackson Jr.Solo Vocal, Backing Vocals, Percussion [Clavé Clapstick] – Michael JacksonSynthesizer – John Barnes, Michael Boddicker, Randy WaldmanSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellWritten-By – M. Jackson*
4:52
10 Smooth Criminal
Arranged By [Horn] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Rhythm] – John Barnes, Michael JacksonArranged By [Vocal] – Michael JacksonDrums – Bill Bottrell, Bruce Swedien, John Robinson Guitar – David Williams Piano [Muted Steinway Piano] – Kevin MaloneySaxophone – Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsSolo Vocal, Backing Vocals, Handclaps [Clap] – Michael JacksonSounds [Creaking and Heavy Breathing By] – Frank DileoSynthesizer – John Barnes, Michael BoddickerSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Christopher CurrellTrumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyVoice [Chief of Police Announcement] – Bruce SwedienWritten-By – M. Jackson*
4:19
11 Leave Me Alone
Arranged By [Rhythm and Vocal] – Michael JacksonDrum Programming, Synthesizer [Synthesizers] – Larry WilliamsGuitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Synthesizer – Greg PhillinganesSynthesizer [Synclavier], Programmed By [Synthesizer] – Casey YoungWritten-By – M. Jackson*
4:40

Credits

  • Art Direction – Tony Lane/Nancy Donald*
  • Co-producer – Michael Jackson
  • Crew [Assistant To Michael Jackson] – Mary "May-reeh" Coller*
  • Crew [Epic Records Product Direction] – Larry Stessel
  • Crew [MJJ Staff] – Bill Bray, Martha Browning, Miko Brando
  • Crew [QJP Staff] – Denitria Harris, Donna Bernardo, Louise Velasquez, Madeline Randolph, Nasim Nourian, Portland Benson, Raoul Roach
  • Engineer [Additional Engineering By] – Humberto Gatica
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Brad Sundberg, Claudio Ordenes, Debbie Johnson, Laura Livingston
  • Liner Notes – MJ*, QJ*
  • Management [Frank Dileo Management] – Meredith Besser
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Mastered By [Preparation For Compact Disc] – Joe Gastwirt
  • Mixed By, Recorded By – Bruce Swedien
  • Music Consultant [Vocal Consultant] – seth riggs
  • Other [Makeup] – Karen Faye
  • Photography By [Back Cover] – Greg Gorman
  • Photography By [Cover, Booklet] – Sam Emerson
  • Photography By [Inside Spread] – Matthew Rolston
  • Producer – Quincy Jones
  • Production Manager [Production Coordinator], Contractor – Jolie Levine
  • Recorded By [Additional Recording By] – Bill Bottrell, Brian Malouf, Claudio Ordenes, Craig Johnson, Gary Olazabal, Matt Forger
  • Technician [Technical Director] – Craig Johnson
  • Technician [Westlake Audio Technical Support Team] – Danny Burns*, Greg Loskorn, John Sacchetti, Mustafa Locks, Pat Stoltz, Rich Markowitz
  • Typography ["BAD" Lettering] – Jeffrey Spear

Notes

UK 1989 edition pressed with Brit Awards promotion sticker. 'Leave Me Alone' named as bonus track.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EPC 450290 1 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Epic EPC 450290 1 Europe 1987
450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RP) Epic, Epic 450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Europe Unknown
MJ 10 03 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE, S/Edition, Sli) Epic MJ 10 03 Italy 2010
1033235 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album) Epic 1033235 Costa Rica 1987
88875035432 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE) Epic, MJJ Productions 88875035432 US 2015

Tracklist

A1 Bad 4:06
A2 The Way You Make Me Feel 4:58
A3 Speed Demon 4:01
A4 Liberian Girl 3:52
A5 Just Good Friends 4:05
B1 Another Part Of Me 3:53
B2 Man In The Mirror 5:18
B3 I Just Can't Stop Loving You 4:23
B4 Dirty Diana 4:52
B5 Smooth Criminal 4:16

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – OctoArts International, Inc.
  • Licensed From – CBS Inc.

Credits

  • Co-producer – Michael Jackson
  • Producer – Quincy Jones

Notes

Philippine third edition on High Grade (HG) Cassette version. Manufactured in the Philippines by OctoArts International, Inc. in 1987.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: PARI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EPC 450290 1 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Epic EPC 450290 1 Europe 1987
450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RP) Epic, Epic 450290 2, EPC 450290 2 Europe Unknown
MJ 10 03 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE, S/Edition, Sli) Epic MJ 10 03 Italy 2010
1033235 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(LP, Album) Epic 1033235 Costa Rica 1987
88875035432 Michael Jackson Bad ‎(CD, Album, RE) Epic, MJJ Productions 88875035432 US 2015



Michael Jackson - Bad album
Performer: Michael Jackson
Title: Bad
Category: Soul & Funk
Country: US
Released: 1987
Rating: 4.9/5
Votes: 239
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