Off the Wall

Michael Jackson - Off the Wall
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1979 Ratings: #4 / 105
User Score
Based on 495 ratings
1979 Ratings: #5
Liked by 20 people
August 10, 1979 / Release Date
LP / Format
Epic / Label
R&B, Disco, Funk / Genres
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[Genre: Disco]

There's really something to appreciate in how effortlessly pulled off a lot of disco music was back when this was released, and this album is absolutely no exception. It doesn't waste your time and showcases some real swagger, especially with how every instrument in this is performed. The horns are quick and snappy, the bass riffs are just phenomenal and Michael himself is an incredible performer, something that really doesn't need to be elaborated on. It does wear out a bit ... read more
* Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough (10/10)
* Rock With You (10/10)
* Workin' Day and Night (8.5/10)
* Get On The Floor (9/10)
* Off The Wall (10/10)
* Girlfriend (8/10)
* She's Out of My Life (9/10)
* I Can't Help It (8/10)
* It's The Falling In Love (8.5/10)
* Burn This Disco Out (8/10)

Nota Final: 89/100

Michael falls into his own style on “Off the Wall”, a breakout record that exemplifies an era in his career that proves sheer pop brilliance and underlying creativity in songwriting.

Color: Green
FAV TRACKS: Off the Wall, She’s Out Of My Life, Rock With You, Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough, Get On the Floor, Girlfriend, I Cant Help It
LEAST FAV: Burn This Disco Out, It’s the Falling In Love, Workin’ Day and Night

Off The Wall officially marked the beginning of Michael Jackson's unprecedented career as the King of Pop. This album blew all of his previous projects (even with The Jackson 5) completely out of the water with its infectious melodies and electrifying instrumentation. If you don't get chills when Michael whispers the intro to "Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough", then I really cannot be your friend. This is undoubtedly one of the best disco ... read more
Ah finally, now we’re diving into the golden age of Michael Jackson. Off the Wall is in my personal opinion one of if not THE best disco-pop album ever out out. The album starts off with some of Michael’s best work which is Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough, Rock with You, Workin Day and Night, and Get on the Floor. Then it surprises us with some underrated gems like Off the Wall, Girlfriend, and She’s Out Of My Life. The next song, I Can’t Help It, isn’t ... read more
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Track List

  1. Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
  2. Rock with You
  3. Workin' Day and Night
  4. Get on the Floor
  5. Off the Wall
  6. Girlfriend
  7. She's Out of My Life
  8. I Can't Help It
  9. It's the Falling in Love (featuring Patti Austin)
  10. Burn This Disco Out
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Added on: April 3, 2013