I'm a pretty big fan of the Jackson 5, I think their songs are perfect examples of pop in it's purest form. Sugary sweet, funk jams with layers of instrumentation all hiding beneath an irresistible groove. And with Michael Jackson shouting for joy almost as though he can't even contain himself.
The first half of this album is absolutely killer, 'I'll Be There's still gives me chills every time I listen to it and it's one of my favorite songs of all time. And the Jackson 5's cover of 'Bridge ... read more