Armond White Music and Music Video Review of Michael Jackson’s BAD album and film/music video (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

 

14)  Armond White Music and Music Video Review of Michael Jackson’s BAD album and music video.            -1987-

 

 

“In Bad, Michael Jackson’s face stands as evidence of the physical and emotional price he has paid

 to be where he is.  We fool ourselves to think that Michael Jackson could have gotten there without a heavy cost…The singing and dancing in the film BAD are phenomenal–similar to those in Beat It and Janet Jackson’s Nasty videos but more astonishingly acrobatic and mimetic.  At times Jackson’s restructured face is perfect for his atomic Tin Man movements.  The wit of Michael Jackson fondling himself as he dances registers a…”

 

 

For more on Armond White’s take on Michael Jackson’s BAD album and film/music video, purchase a new or used copy of The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World.

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