Get On The Floor - Michael Jackson - Off The Wall (Vinyl, LP, Album)

Off the Album) was hailed as a major breakthrough for Jackson, while receiving widespread critical recognition, along with praises, from major music publications. In a review of the album, Rolling Stone magazine contributor Stephen Holden praised Jackson's maturity and transition from his early Motown material, stating that the album "represents discofied post-Motown glamour at its classiest.

In The Village Voicecritic Robert Christgau credited Jackson and Quincy Jones with "fashion[ing] the dance groove of the year" and stated that "Michael's vocabulary of grunts, squeals, hiccups, moans, and asides is a vivid reminder that he's grown up. He also praised "Rock with You", describing it as "masterful". The reviewer concurred with a colleague that Jackson was "probably the best singer in the world right now in terms of style and technique".

Despite its commercial success, Jackson felt Off the Wall should have made a much bigger impact, and was determined to exceed expectations with his next release. Jackson stated that "It was totally unfair that it didn't get Record of the Year and it can never happen again".

This was a visionary album, a record that found a way to break disco wide open into a new world where the beat was undeniable. Off the Wall is widely considered by critics and publications as one of the greatest albums of all time.

I always use Michael [Jackson] as, first and foremost, a vocal inspiration, and Off the Wall was definitely the one that made me feel like I could sing. Regarding the comparison to Jackson's Off the Wall 'vibe', Brown himself stated "I really wanted to kind of bring that essence of music back with that single.

Combs' also dedicated his award to Off the Wall. The success of the album marked a level of national and international achievement that conjured pride in a culture that as late as the end of the s was still fighting for the kind of social acceptance that Jackson's album received.

Because of Off the Wall' s indelible influence, 21st century artists as disparate as Beyonce, PharrellKendrick Lamar and The Weeknd all have a blueprint they turned to for creating their superstardom.

Recent reviews have continued to praise Off the Wall for its appeal in the 21st century. Hence, the forgivable Wings cover". A writer for Rolling Stone wrote "the unstoppable dance tracks on Off the Wall — sculpted by Jackson and producer Quincy Jones — remain more or less perfect examples of why disco didn't suck.

Nelson George wrote of Jackson and his music, "the argument for his greatness in the recording studio begins with his arrangements of "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough". The layers of percussion and the stacks of backing vocals, both artfully choreographed to create drama and ecstasy on the dance floor, still rock parties in the 21st century".

InOff the Wall was ranked number 68 on Rolling Stone 's list of The Greatest Albums of All Time Get On The Floor - Michael Jackson - Off The Wall (Vinyl, maintaining the ranking in a revised list until the current revision of which has been ranked at number Personnel as listed in the album's booklet. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Off the Wall album.

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Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 15, Archived from the original on January 9, Retrieved February 14, Michael Jackson the Solo Years. This is certainly due to Jackson 's emergence as a blindingly gifted vocalist, equally skilled with overwrought ballads as "She's Out of My Life" as driving dancefloor shakers Get On The Floor - Michael Jackson - Off The Wall (Vinyl "Working Day and Night" and "Get on the Floor," where his asides are as gripping as his delivery on the verses.

It's also due to the brilliant songwriting, an intoxicating blend of strong melodies, rhythmic hooks, and indelible construction. Most of all, its success is due to the sound constructed by Jackson and producer Quincy Jonesa dazzling array of disco beats, funk guitars, clean mainstream pop, and unashamed and therefore affecting schmaltz that is utterly thrilling in its utter joy.

This is highly professional, highly crafted music, and its details are evident, but the overall effect is nothing but pure pleasure. Jackson and Jones expanded this approach on the blockbuster Thrilleroften with equally stunning results, but they never bettered it.

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