Prince – Lovesexy (1988)

Prince frames his left nipple so perfectly here. Prince's Lovesexy, also known as "the album where Prince is naked on the cover," indeed came about quickly. Primarily recorded in a two-month burst from December 1987 and January 1988, Lovesexy was the response to Prince's "spooky electric" period in late 1987. There's been speculation about what caused this period … Continue reading Prince – Lovesexy (1988)

Michael Jackson – Bad (1987)

Five years is a long, long time in the music industry. Today, it’s not entirely unusual for artists and bands to go five years or more between album cycles with all the promotion and extensive worldwide touring corresponding to most major label releases. In the 1980s, however, five years was long enough to be completely … Continue reading Michael Jackson – Bad (1987)