The Jacksons’ ‘Destiny’

The Jacksons’ ‘Destiny’ is their twelfth album released on December 17, 1978 by Epic.

Track Listing : 1.Blame It On The Boogie (Mick Jackson, David Jackson, Elmar Krohn) – 03:36 . 2.Push Me Away (The Jacksons) – 04:19 . 3.Things I Do For You (The Jacksons) – 04:05 . 4.Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground) (Randy Jackson, Michael Jackson) – 08:00 . 5.Destiny (The Jacksons) – 04:55 . 6.Bless His Soul (The Jacksons) – 04:57 . 7.All Night Dancin’ (Randy Jackson, Michael Jackson) – 06:11 . 8.That’S What You Get (For Being Polite) (Randy Jackson, Michael Jackson) – 04:57

Musicians : Jermaine Jackson – Vocals . Michael Jackson – Vocals . Paul Jackson, Jr. – Guitar . Randy Jackson – Congas, Percussion, Vocals . Tito Jackson – Guitar, Vocals . Roland Bautista – Guitar . Michael Boddicker – Keyboards, Synthesizer . Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion . Laudir Deoliveira – Congas, Percussion . Clare Fischer – Strings . Ed Green – Drums . Ed Greene – Drums . Jerry Hey – Horn, Strings . Gary King – Bass . Ricky Lawson – Drums . Rick Marotta – Drums, Percussion . Greg Phillinganes – Keyboards, Synthesizer . Michael Sembello – Bass, Guitar . Claudio Slon – Congas, Drums, Percussion . Nathan Watts – Bass

Production : Produced By The Jacksons . Paul Granet – Engineer . Peter Granet – Engineer . Don Murray – Engineer

Package : Tony Lane – Graphic Coordinator . Gary Meyer – Cover Art . Jeffrey Scales – Photography

Recorded August 1977 – November 1978.

Released On December 17, 1978 By Epic.

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PopMatters
Three decades later, the title track is still the grand centerpiece of the album. Simple, acoustic guitar picking opens the song. Michael sings, “In this world there’s much confusion / And I taste the city life and it’s not for me”. […]

Blogcritics
An RIAA-certified platinum album, Destiny holds up today as a fresh and danceable collection of tunes that showcases the natural brilliance of Michael Jackson. Jermaine Jackson had left the group by this point to pursue his solo career. […]

PurpleJellyBeans @ RateYourMusic
The problem is that the rest of the album feels like it was absolutely built around them, to the point that the other songs can seem a bit slow and ponderous, if not completely forgettable. […]

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