The Jacksons release ‘Victory’ featuring ‘State of Shock’ recorded with Mick Jagger (1984)

The Jacksons’ ‘Victory’ is their seventeenth (and the first and only one to include all si brothers) studio album released on July 2, 1984 by Epic.

Track Listing : 1.Torture (Jackie Jackson, Kathy Wakefield) – 04:53 . 2.Wait (Jackie Jackson, David Paich) – 05:25 . 3.One More Chance (Randy Jackson) – 05:06 . 4.Be Not Always (Michael Jackson, Marlon Jackson) – 05:36 . 5.State Of Shock (Michael Jackson, Randy Hansen) – 04:30 . 6.We Can Change The World (Tito Jackson, Wayne Arnold) – 04:45 . 7.The Hurt (Michael Jackson, Randy Jackson, David Paich, Steve Porcaro) – 05:26 . 8.Body (Marlon Jackson) – 05:06

Musicians : The Jacksons – Band . Randy Jackson – Vocals, Percussion, Keyboards, Synthesizers . Jackie Jackson – Vocals, Horn Arrangements . Michael Jackson – Vocals, Claps And Linn Lm-1 Programming . Marlon Jackson – Vocals, Keyboards And Linn Lm-1 Programming . Tito Jackson – Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Synthesizers, Synth Programming, Drum Programming . Jermaine Jackson – Vocals . Mick Jagger – Vocals On (5) . John Barnes – Keyboards . Michael Boddicker – Keyboards . David Ervin – Keyboards . Derek Nakamoto – Keyboards . David Paich – Keyboards . Steve Porcaro – Keyboards . Lenny Castro – Percussion . Paulinho Dacosta – Percussion . Jonathan Moffett – Drums . Jeff Porcaro – Drums . Nathan East – Bass . Louis Johnson – Bass . Steve Lukather – Guitars . Greg Poree – Guitars . Jack Wargo – Guitars . David Williams – Guitars . Greg Wright – Guitars . Gayle Levant – Harmonica . Murray Adler – Concert Master . Jerry Hey – Trumpet . Robin Renee Ross – Viola

Production : Produced By Michael Jackson, Jackie Jackson, David Paich, Steve Porcaro . Jerry Hey, John Barnes . Niko Bolas – Assistant Engineer, Mixing . Richard Bosworth – Engineer, Mixing Engineer . Billy Buttrell – Engineer, Mixing . Ollie Cotton – Assistant Engineer . Paul Erickson – Assistant Engineer . Bino Espinoza – Assistant Engineer . Matt Forger – Assistant Engineer . Stuart Furusho – Assistant Engineer . Mitch Gibson – Assistant Engineer . Tom Knox – Engineer . Greg Ladanyi – Engineer . Shep Longsdale – Assistant Engineer . Brian Malouf – Assistant Engineer . Terry Stewart – Assistant Engineer . Bruce Swedien – Engineer, Mixing

Arrangements : Jerry Hey, John Barnes

Recorded November 11, 1983 – May 7, 1984.

Released On July 2, 1984 By Epic.

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Mack23 @ RateYourMusic
There are some very quality tracks on this album. Torture continues Michael’s horror theme of the perod(Thriller, Somebody’s Watching Me), State of Shock is quite listanableand We Can Change the World by Tito is surprisingly good. The album just feels quite rushed. […]

Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews
But the two numbers Michael wrote aren’t worth much either: the orchestrated ballad “Be Not Always” is a remarkably weak pop-star-saves-the-world number, leaving the single “State Of Shock,” a duet between Michael and Mick Jagger with loud rock guitar from David Williams, as the record’s best track. […]

allmusic
But the tracks by other group members went virtually ignored. In retrospect, Victory is a competent album of slick contemporary R&B, occasionally goosed toward greatness by the appearance of one of pop music’s most identifiable voices. Which is the same thing you can say about nearly the entire Jackson 5/Jacksons catalog. […]

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