That film, Moonwalker , included performances of songs from Bad , including " Speed Demon ", " Leave Me Alone ", " Man in the Mirror " and " Smooth Criminal ", the latter two released as sole videos at the end of the film. It became the best-selling home video of all time. Sponsored by Pepsi , the Bad tour began in Japan, marking Jackson's first performances there since with the Jackson 5.
For the Bad era, Jackson wore black outfits decorated with zippers and buckles, similar to his outfit on the Bad album cover. I turned him [Jackson] onto the guy who did my clothes. Internationally, the song was also commercially successful, charting at the top of the charts in seven other countries including Ireland, Italy, Norway, Spain, and the Netherlands.
Jackson performed the song at the Grammy Awards. It hit number one in Canada and Italy too. Released outside the United States and Canada, "Leave Me Alone" topped the Irish charts  and reached the top ten in five other countries.
The album's final single, "Liberian Girl", did not chart on the Billboard Hot , but reached the top 20 in various countries and reached number one in Ireland.
Bad became the first album to have five consecutive singles peak at number one on the Billboard Hot Davitt Sigerson from Rolling Stone wrote that "even without a milestone recording like ' Billie Jean ', Bad is still a better record than Thriller. He said while nothing on the record compared to "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'", the music's "concocted synthesizer-driven arrangements" were "clear" and carried "a solid kick".
The Village Voice critic Robert Christgau was also critical. While he felt album's "studio mastery" and Jackson's "rhythmic and vocal power" made for "the strongest and most consistent black pop album in years", he lamented its lack of "genius" in the vein of "Beat It" or "Billie Jean" and panned the lyrical themes: "He's against burglary, speeding, and sex 'Dirty Diana' is as misogynistic as any piece of metal suck-my-cock , in favor of harmonic convergence and changing the world by changing the man in the mirror.
His ideal African comes from Liberia. And he claims moonwalking makes him a righteous brother. Like shit. The Daily Telegraph commented that while Bad was another worldwide commercial success, the album "inevitably failed to match the success of Thriller despite Jackson's massive and grueling world tour",  though Rolling Stone commented that "the best way to view" Bad was not as "the sequel to Thriller.
His overall opinion on Bad was that it was "a very good record" that is "immaculately produced and with some scintillating vocal performances from Jackson". Cromelin felt that it would be "disappointing" if this album's "creative level" is where Jackson wants to stay. Following the appraisal of the music videos of the singles from Bad, along with his previous music videos throughout the s, Jackson was awarded the MTV Video Vanguard Award.
Bad has been credited as defining the sound of "lates' pop". Understandably, the expectations for the album were ridiculously high, and grew even higher after Jackson planned duets with the likes of Prince on the title track and Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin and Barbra Streisand. None of those collaborations ended up happening, but they only increased the hype for the album. Bad was a deeply personal project for Jackson — he wrote nine of the 11 songs — one that saw him gain further independence and debut a harder-edged look and sound.
In , Jim Farber of the Daily News wrote that Bad "streamlined the quirks" of Jackson's two previous albums to "create his most smooth work of pop to date. Allen also regarded the album as "[doubling] down on the edge" of Thriller in both subject matter and instrumental arrangement. Joseph Vogel was also enthusiastic about the record. Online regarded it as having an impact on contemporary artists; "Essentially, [ Bad ] epitomized the massive influence [Jackson] had on many of today's biggest artists.
American rapper Kanye West claimed that Jackson's outfit in the "Bad" video is "far more influential" than Jackson's outfit in the " Thriller " video. West also said "I almost dress like that [Jackson's outfit in the "Bad" video] today. In , Bad was ranked number on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the Greatest Albums of All Time ,  in a revised list,  and in a list. It was announced on May 3, , that the Estate of Michael Jackson and Epic Records would be releasing a 25th anniversary album of Bad.
The album was named Bad 25 and was released on September 18, All tracks written by Michael Jackson , except where noted; all tracks produced by Quincy Jones and co-produced by Jackson. Personnel as listed in the album's liner notes are: .
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Lead RIFFs:. Bad selection. Save Cancel. Really delete this comment? Yes No. Another Part of Me Remastered. Baby Be Mine. Bad Live At Wembley July 16, Bad Remastered. Be Mine."Another Part of Me" is the sixth single from Michael Jackson's album Bad with the single being released in The song however was originally featured in Jackson's 3-D film Captain EO. The song can also be heard during the third level of Jackson's Sega Genesis game Michael Jackson's Moonwalker, and was performed live during Jackson's second leg of his Bad World Tour.