Released: July 1979

The real Jacko was born here, plotting the future course of soul, pop, R&B, you name it, with visionary producer Quincy Jones. Quite what all the stuff about "the force" is about is anyone's guess – well, Star Wars, probably – but the ecstatic swirling strings and Jackson's trademark hiccups and "wooo"s are too exciting to give a fig about anything else.

 
 
 
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