Bad 25th Anniversary Box Set (Deluxe Edition) Review

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Bad 25th Anniversary Edition (Deluxe Edition 3 CD/ 1 DVD) [Box set]

This Deluxe 25th Anniversary Edition includes three CDs, two collectible booklets, and features the first ever authorized DVD release of a concert from the record breaking BAD tour.

DVD – Michael Jackson’s legendary July 16, 1988 concert at Wembley Stadium in London. This DVD is not a compilation of performances, but rather one complete show, exactly as Michael performed it for Prince Charles, Princess Diana and the 72,000 fans who were in the audience for that night’s sold out show. The DVD was sourced from Michael Jackson’s personal VHS copy of the performance as shown on the JumboTrons during the concert. This footage was only recently unearthed and is the only known copy of the show to exist. The visuals have been restored and the audio quality enhanced so that fans can share in the excitement of that famous night.

Bad 25th Anniversary Edition (Deluxe Edition 3 CD/ 1 DVD)

 

CD1 – The original re-mastered album.

CD2 – A CD containing previously unreleased material recorded in Michael’s personal studio at Hayvenhurst. This material includes early demo versions of songs from the album as well as demos for songs not included on the final album. All of this material is being released as it was recorded during the BAD sessions. Nothing has been added or changed. In addition, this CD also includes new remixes from internationally renowned DJ/producers.

CD3 – A CD showcasing the audio from the sound truck recordings of the July 16th Wembley performance. The first-ever live Michael Jackson CD to be released, this is the only concert from the BAD Tour known to exist on multitracks.

This magnificent 3 CD/1 DVD box also includes two extensive booklets with yet unseen photos from the recording sessions, video sets and the concert tour, the original BAD cover art, a two-sided poster and more.

According to Wikipedia, the track listing so far is:
1. “Don’t Be Messin’ ‘Round”
2. “I’m So Blue”
3. “Song Groove (a.k.a. Abortion Papers)”
4. “Free”
5. “Price of Fame”
6. “Al Capone”
7. “Streetwalker”
8. “Fly Away”
9. “Todo Mi Amor Eres Tu (I Just Can’t Stop Loving You Spanish Version)” (featuring Siedah Garrett)
10. “Je Ne Veux Pas La Fin De Nous (I Just Can’t Stop Loving You French Version)” (featuring Siedah Garrett)
11. “Bad” (Afrojack Remix) (DJ Buddha Edit) (featuring Pitbull)
12. “Speed Demon” (Nero Remix)
13. “Bad” (Afrojack Remix) (Club Mix)

As a huge and faithful fan of Michael Jackson, I am so excited to see this set finally come out! How about you? Please share your feeling in the comment section! And don’t forget to pre-order now on Amazon! Keep Michaeling!

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