Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Bad
4.1 4:07
2 The Way You Make Me Feel
4 5:00
3 Speed Demon
3 4:01
4 Liberian Girl
3.25 3:54
5 Just Good Friends
3 4:08
6 Another Part of Me
3.2 3:55
7 Man in the Mirror
4.15 5:20
8 I Just Can’t Stop Loving You
5 4:25
9 Dirty Diana
5 4:53
10 Smooth Criminal
4.5 4:19
11 Leave Me Alone
2.75 4:39

Credits

CD 1

Hammond organ:
Jimmy Smith (US jazz organist) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Nathan East (track 8)
trumpet:
Gary Grant (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 10)
Jerry Hey (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 10)
drums:
Bill Bottrell (track 10)
Miko Brando (track 3)
Ollie Brown (US drummer, session musician & record producer) (tracks 3, 5)
Humberto Gatica (track 5)
John “JR” Robinson (session drummer) (tracks 1–4, 9–10)
Bruce Swedien (tracks 5, 10)
drums programming:
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track 11)
Douglas Getschal (tracks 1–4, 9)
Cornelius Mims (track 5)
synthesizer:
Glen Ballard (track 7)
John Barnes (US soul songwriter, keyboardist, synthesizer & pianist aka LA Jay) (tracks 1–4, 6, 9–10)
Michael Boddicker (tracks 1–5, 9–10)
Denny Jaeger (track 9)
Randy Kerber (track 7)
Rhett Lawrence (tracks 5–6)
Greg Phillinganes (tracks 1–3, 5, 8, 11)
Randy Waldman (track 9)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (tracks 4, 11)
David Paich (tracks 4, 8)
synthesizer and wind instruments arranger:
Jerry Hey (track 3)
synthesizer arranger:
Glen Ballard (track 7)
John Barnes (US soul songwriter, keyboardist, synthesizer & pianist aka LA Jay) (tracks 4, 9)
Terry Britten (track 5)
Jerry Hey (tracks 4, 7)
Quincy Jones (tracks 4–5, 7–9)
Graham Lyle (track 5)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (track 9)
David Paich (track 8)
synthesizer programming:
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track 2)
Eric Persing (track 3)
Steve Porcaro (tracks 4, 8)
Casey Young (track 11)
synclavier:
Christopher Currell (tracks 1–6, 8–10)
Casey Young (track 11)
wind instruments arranger:
Jerry Hey (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 10)
percussion:
Ollie Brown (US drummer, session musician & record producer) (track 2)
Paulinho da Costa (tracks 1–5, 8)
How Now Brown Cow (track 1)
keyboard:
Greg Phillinganes (track 7)
saxophone:
Kim Hutchcroft (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 10)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (tracks 1–3, 6, 10)
saxophone and synthesizer:
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track 5)
piano:
John Barnes (US soul songwriter, keyboardist, synthesizer & pianist aka LA Jay) (track 8)
Kevin Maloney (track 10)
guitars:
Bill Bottrell (track 3)
Eric Gale (track 2)
Dann Huff (tracks 7–8)
Paul Jackson, Jr. (tracks 6, 9, 11)
Michael Landau (track 5)
Steve Stevens (track 9)
David Williams (Guitarist) (tracks 1–3, 6, 9–10)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 9–11)
co-producer:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks 1–11)
composer:
Terry Britten (track 5)
Graham Lyle (track 5)
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks 1–4, 6, 8–11)
guest synthesizer:
Stevie Wonder (track 5)
guest background vocals:
Siedah Garrett (track 7)
The Winans (track 7)
guest lead vocals:
Siedah Garrett (track 8)
Stevie Wonder (track 5)
lead vocals:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks 1, 5, 7–8, 10–11)
lyricist:
Michael Jackson (“King of Pop”) (tracks 1–4, 6, 8–11)
mixer:
Bruce Swedien (tracks 1–11)
producer:
Quincy Jones (tracks 1–11)
recording engineer:
Bruce Swedien (tracks 1–11)
writer:
Glen Ballard (track 7)
Siedah Garrett (track 7)
publisher:
Mijac Music (tracks 4, 8, 10)
mash-ups:
Intro by Robin Skouteris (track 1)
Smooth by Neil Cicierega (track 10)
remixes:
sampled by:
Letter 2 My Unborn by 2Pac (track 4)
later parody versions:
Fat (track 1)
Smooth Grandmama (track 10)
recording of:
Another Part of Me (track 6)
Bad (track 1)
Dirty Diana (track 9)
Just Good Friends (track 5)
Leave Me Alone (track 11)
Liberian Girl (track 4)
Man in the Mirror (track 7)
Smooth Criminal (track 10)
Speed Demon (track 3)

Release

mastering: Bernie Grundman
remastered versions: Bad
Bad (special edition)
ASIN: US: B00000269M [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/725905 [info]