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The collaboration with producer Quincy Jones would become a lasting one, extending to the releases of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}'' in TheEighties. It was a set=up for one of the most meteoric rises in pop music, as the records set by ''Off The Wall'' would fall soon enough.

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The collaboration with producer Quincy Jones would become a lasting one, extending to the releases of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}'' in TheEighties. It was a set=up set-up for one of the most meteoric rises in American pop music, as the records set by ''Off The Wall'' would fall soon enough.


The collaboration with producer Quincy Jones would become a lasting one, extending to the releases of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}'' in TheEighties.

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The collaboration with producer Quincy Jones would become a lasting one, extending to the releases of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}'' in TheEighties.
TheEighties. It was a set=up for one of the most meteoric rises in pop music, as the records set by ''Off The Wall'' would fall soon enough.


''Off the Wall'' is the fifth studio album by Music/MichaelJackson, released in 1979. It was his first as an adult and also his first under Creator/EpicRecords instead of Creator/{{Motown}}. It became the best-selling album by a black artist until Jackson surpassed it himself with the release of ''Music/{{Thriller}}''. The album was also notable for having four Top Ten singles: "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough", "Rock With You", "Off The Wall" and "She's Out Of My Life" and being his first collaboration with producer Quincy Jones, the man who would help him along with the success of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}'' later on.

It was listed at #68 in ''Magazine/RollingStone''[='=]s [[Music/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time]].

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''Off the Wall'' is the fifth studio album recorded by Music/MichaelJackson, Music/MichaelJackson. It was released in 1979. It was his first as an adult and also his first under through Creator/EpicRecords instead on August 10, 1979.

After the first four albums
of Creator/{{Motown}}. his solo career, which he released under Creator/{{Motown}}, he and [[Music/TheJacksonFive his brothers]] signed with CBS Records. Initially, they worked under the Philadelphia International Records label, before shifting to the Epic label. It was under Epic that Michael resumed his solo career. Working with Music/QuincyJones, whom he got to know through his work in the 1978 film version of ''Film/TheWiz'', this album would mix in both {{Funk}} and {{Disco}}.

The result could be best described as a complete revelation.

It became the best-selling album by a black artist until Jackson surpassed artist, and it himself with wasn't even close. The album went ''eight-times Platinum'' in the release of ''Music/{{Thriller}}''. United States, six-times Platinum in the United Kingdom, and has told 20 million copies worldwide.

The album was also notable for having four Top Ten singles: "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough", "Rock With You", "Off The Wall" and "She's Out Of My Life" and being his Life". The first two would be #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

The
collaboration with producer Quincy Jones, the man who Jones would help him along with become a lasting one, extending to the success releases of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}'' later on.

in TheEighties.

It was listed at #68 in both the original and 2012 versions of ''Magazine/RollingStone''[='=]s [[Music/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time]].
Time]], and rose to #36 [[UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime2020 on the 2020 list]].


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* SpiritualSuccessor: The first two tracks of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' ("Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" and "Baby Be Mine") still sound much like songs that wouldn't fall out of tone on "Off The Wall".

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* SpiritualSuccessor: The first two tracks of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' ("Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" and "Baby Be Mine") still sound much like songs that wouldn't fall out of tone on "Off The Wall".Wall", as does a Thriller outtake, "Got The Hots".


* CoverVersion: "Girlfriend" was written by Music/PaulMcCartney and "I Can't Help It" is a Music/StevieWonder cover.
** Stevie Wonder wrote the song for him. No cover.

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* CoverVersion: "Girlfriend" was written by Music/PaulMcCartney and "I Can't Help It" is a Music/StevieWonder cover.
** Stevie Wonder wrote the song for him. No cover.
Music/PaulMcCartney.


* RecordProducer: Music/QuincyJones, who would produce Michael's next two albums ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}''.

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* RecordProducer: Music/QuincyJones, Quincy Jones, who would produce Michael's next two albums ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}''.


-->-- The innocent words that would go on to start it all.

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-->-- The innocent words that would go on opening to start it all.
a new chapter for the Jackson 5's lead...


->''You know, I was''\\
''I was wondering, you know''\\
''If we could keep on, because''\\
''The force, it's got a lot of power, and''\\

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->''You know, I was''\\
was...''\\
''I was wondering, you know''\\
know...''\\
''If we could keep on, because''\\
because...''\\
''The force, it's got a lot of power, and''\\and...''\\



''It- it make me feel like, ah... ooh!''

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''It- it ''It-it make me feel like, ah... ooh!''OOH!''



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-->-- The innocent words that would go on to start it all.

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* IntercourseWithYou: Subverted with "Don't Stop Till You Get Enough." Jackson's mother objected to the lyric, as she felt it was referring to sex, but Michal calmed her down by saying [[WordSaladLyrics it didn't really mean anything]].


** StevieWonder wrote the song for him. No cover.

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** StevieWonder Stevie Wonder wrote the song for him. No cover.


'''''Off the Wall''''' is the fifth studio album by Music/MichaelJackson, released in 1979. It was his first as an adult and also his first under Creator/EpicRecords instead of Creator/{{Motown}}. It became the best-selling album by a black artist until Jackson surpassed it himself with the release of ''Music/{{Thriller}}''. The album was also notable for having four Top Ten singles: "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough", "Rock With You", "Off The Wall" and "She's Out Of My Life" and being his first collaboration with producer Quincy Jones, the man who would help him along with the success of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}'' later on.

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'''''Off ''Off the Wall''''' Wall'' is the fifth studio album by Music/MichaelJackson, released in 1979. It was his first as an adult and also his first under Creator/EpicRecords instead of Creator/{{Motown}}. It became the best-selling album by a black artist until Jackson surpassed it himself with the release of ''Music/{{Thriller}}''. The album was also notable for having four Top Ten singles: "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough", "Rock With You", "Off The Wall" and "She's Out Of My Life" and being his first collaboration with producer Quincy Jones, the man who would help him along with the success of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}'' later on.


'''''Off the Wall''''' is the fifth studio album by Music/MichaelJackson, released in 1979. It was his first as an adult and also his first under Creator/EpicRecords instead of Creator/{{Motown}}. It became the best-selling album by a black artist until Jackson surpassed it himself with the release of ''Music/{{Thriller}}''. The album was also notable for having four Top Ten singles: "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough", "Rock With You", "Off The Wall" and "She's Out Of My Life" and being his first collaboration with producer Music/QuincyJones, the man who would help him along with the success of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}'' later on.

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'''''Off the Wall''''' is the fifth studio album by Music/MichaelJackson, released in 1979. It was his first as an adult and also his first under Creator/EpicRecords instead of Creator/{{Motown}}. It became the best-selling album by a black artist until Jackson surpassed it himself with the release of ''Music/{{Thriller}}''. The album was also notable for having four Top Ten singles: "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough", "Rock With You", "Off The Wall" and "She's Out Of My Life" and being his first collaboration with producer Music/QuincyJones, Quincy Jones, the man who would help him along with the success of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}'' later on.


'''''Off the Wall''''' is the fifth studio album by Music/MichaelJackson, released in 1979. It was his first as an adult and also his first under Creator/EpicRecords instead of Creator/{{Motown}}, as well as his first of [[Music/{{Thriller}} three]] [[Music/{{Bad}} albums]] to be produced by Quincy Jones. It became the best-selling album by a black artist until Jackson surpassed it himself with the release of ''Music/{{Thriller}}''. The album was also notable for having four Top Ten singles: "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough", "Rock With You", "Off The Wall" and "She's Out Of My Life" and being his first collaboration with producer Music/QuincyJones, the man who would help him along with the success of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}'' later on.

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'''''Off the Wall''''' is the fifth studio album by Music/MichaelJackson, released in 1979. It was his first as an adult and also his first under Creator/EpicRecords instead of Creator/{{Motown}}, as well as his first of [[Music/{{Thriller}} three]] [[Music/{{Bad}} albums]] to be produced by Quincy Jones.Creator/{{Motown}}. It became the best-selling album by a black artist until Jackson surpassed it himself with the release of ''Music/{{Thriller}}''. The album was also notable for having four Top Ten singles: "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough", "Rock With You", "Off The Wall" and "She's Out Of My Life" and being his first collaboration with producer Music/QuincyJones, the man who would help him along with the success of ''Music/{{Thriller}}'' and ''Music/{{Bad}}'' later on.

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