Michael Jackson, George Michael, Prince and more: readers share their favourite albums turning 30

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To commemorate Michael Jackson’s Bad album turning 30 this week, we asked you for other albums from 1987 that still mean something to you

This week marks 30 years since Michael Jackson’s Bad album confirmed the King of Pop as one of the most successful artists of all time. But Jackson was not the only artist to produce a classic 1987 album. Both the Beastie Boys and Public Enemy enjoyed successful hip-hop breakthroughs, Bruce Springsteen released his ultimate break-up album, and the Morrissey/Marr partnership managed one last hurrah before consigning the Smiths to history.

To celebrate these releases, we asked readers to name their favourite albums from 1987 and explain why they still matter 30 years on.

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