Her butt is mine
Gonna tell you right
Just show your face
In broad daylight
I'm telling you
On how I feel
Gonna hurt your mind
Don't shoot to kill
Come on

Come on
Lay it on me
All right

I'm giving you
On count of three
To show your stuff
Or let it be
I'm telling you
Just watch your mouth
I know your game
What you're about

Well they say the sky's the limit
And to me that's really true
But my friend you have seen nothin'
Just wait 'til I get through

[Chorus]
Because I'm bad, I'm bad come on
You know I'm bad, I'm bad come on, you know
You know I'm bad, I'm bad come on, you know
And the whole world has to
Answer right now
Just to tell you once again
Who's bad

The word is out
You're doin' wrong
Gonna lock you up
Before too long
Your lyin' eyes
Gonna tell you right
So listen up
Don't make a fight
Your talk is cheap
You're not a man
You're throwin' stones
To hide your hands

But they say the sky's the limit
And to me that's really true
And my friends you have seen nothin'
Just wait 'til I get through

[Chorus]

We can change the world tomorrow
This could be a better place
If you don't like what I'm sayin'
Then won't you slap my face

[Chorus]

[Chorus]

Who's bad?



Lyrics submitted by Mru007, edited by zhand38

"Bad" as written by Michael Jackson

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  • +3
    General Comment:Michael Jackson is not weird. Doesn't anyone notice that all the accusations popped up after he paid that family to stop their obviously false charges? They all wanted money, and now the media's done chased him out of the damn country. Oh well. This video was cool, and the outfit he had on was sexy. =]
    Always-Sweeter67on January 01, 2007   Link
  • +3
    General Comment:I LOVE THIS SONG!!!!!!!! in fact i was singing it today in a car place, and it looked like the same place he was in!!! it looked just like the place he was in and it was sweet! I'M BAD, I'M BAD!!!
    Sifl002on July 03, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:The video to this song cracks me up.
    Youve got Wesley Snipes, a bunch of tough street punks and then... Michael Jackson, just seemed kind of odd to me...
    quiffpornon June 27, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:well basically this was written at a time when michael was trying to shed his goody two shoes image and 'man up' so to speak. there's not much to decipher other than that. also as a side note i loved the full version of this vid directed by martin scorsese, truly excellent.
    TheHuntress144on July 11, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:I've been an MJ fan all my life and since his death I've been listening to his music a lot, especially Bad...I love it. There are a couple lyrics I'm unclear on what he's saying. What I think he says are the lines with the "-->".

    Your butt is mine
    -->Won't you take a ride
    Just show your face
    In broad daylight
    I'm tellin' you
    -->I'm gonna go after you
    Gonna hurt your mind
    Don't shoot to kill

    Later in the song:

    Your talk is cheap
    You're not a man
    You're throwin' stones
    -->Out your hands

    Am I totally wrong? Seems to make sense to me this way.
    LyricEngineer29on August 25, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:how has no commented on this? jacko fucking kicks!
    anyways, that's what i think...
    xpankfrisston September 24, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:who could forget the "whose ban" at the end
    Ramagammaon March 08, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Quincy Jones believed that the image of an artist should be contantly changing. Micheal decided to create an image of himself that was almost opposite of what anyone expected him to be. Did you know this song was originally supposed to be a duet with Prince?
    JoshFon March 20, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:this song is pretty kick ass!
    fishsticks_rockon June 06, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I'm not sure... the "tough street punks" seem to look a little more like Steven Van Zandt than actual street punks.
    suckmykisson September 28, 2004   Link

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