Friday Fun--"Smooth Criminal"

Unpopular opinion alert--I think Michael Jackson's seventh album Bad is better than the more famous Thriller.  To be clear, I am not denying the awesomeness of Thriller.  Thriller is a tremendous album, but I like the songs on Bad better.  "Bad," "Man in the Mirror," "The Way You Make Me Feel," "Dirty Diana," "Smooth Criminal"--all of these are really fantastic.  Put aside whatever negative thoughts you might have about Jackson's later life and his improprieties and take a listen to this album.

I went back and forth on which video to include.  My two favorite songs on the album are probably "Dirty Diana" and "The Way You Make Me Feel."  However, the video for "Dirty Diana" is a concert video, and so not that interesting.  "The Way You Make Me Feel" is a great video, and would have been a good choice to include.  Still, it really has nothing on "Smooth Criminal," which might be the best music video ever. 

If you don't like this, then you don't like things that are awesome.


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