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Album’s Singles Review: “Dangerous” by Michael Jackson

Dangerous (album)
Michael Jackson had a string of hit albums after the biggest selling album ever “Thriller” and “Bad”. He came back with “Dangerous” which he showcased the same sound but more modern and edgier. Aside from R&B and pop, he incorporated new jack swing on his music, as well as hip-hop and rock. The album eventually became a worldwide top-seller. In the US, it was certified 7x platinum.

Black or White
“Black or White” was released as the carrier single of Michael Jackson’s hit album “Dangerous”. The song is a new jack swing track with pop, dance, and hip-hop track. There’s even a sense of rock due to the guitars played, which made it an edgy song. The song which is an anti-discrimination track was a worldwide number 1 hit.
Rate: 9.0 out of 10

Remember the Time
“Remember the Time” had became the second released single for “Dangerous”. It was a more subtle new jack swing track with a lovely storytelling from Michael Jackson. It turned out to be a global hit and peaked at number 3 both in United States and United Kingdom.
Rate: 8.75 out of 10

In the Closet
“In the Closet” was the third single released off the album “Dangerous”. It was a sexy themed song and too lengthy. The single went to top 10 in several charts worldwide.
Rate: 6.25 out of 10

Jam
“Jam” has been the fourth single from the album “Dangerous”. It is a dancey R&B song and it reminded me of Michael Jordan which he appeared on the music video. It was a minor hit reaching number 26 in US and top 20 in other countries.
Rate: 7.75 out of 10

Who Is It
“Who Is It” made it to become the fifth single of the album “Dangerous”. It is a mid-tempo R&B track which entered the top 10 ins several territories including United Kingdom.
Rate: 8.0 out of 10

Heal the World
“Heal the World” was the sixth single released from the album “Dangerous”. It is a beautiful ballad which sounds like the part 2 of “We Are The World” and similar with the song “Man in the Mirror”. It went to top 10 internationally, but peaked at the top 30 in the US.
Rate: 8.75 out of 10

Give In to Me
“Give In to Me” was released as the 7th single in several countries but not in the US. The song was rock influenced like his song “Dirty Diana”. It went to number 2 in the UK and top 10 in other countries.
Rate: 7.25 out of 10

Will You Be There
“Will You Be There” was the 8th overall single for “Dangerous”. It is a beautiful R&B ballad with gospel influence on it. It reached the top 10 of other countries.
Rate: 8.25 out of 10

Gone Too Soon
“Gone Too Soon” was the last and ninth single from “Dangerous”. It was an emotional ballad about losing someone. The song is a moderate hit in some countries.
Rate: 7.25 out of 10

Credits: Billboard / OCC / Wikipedia

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