Jackson Michael - Thriller (25th Anniversary Ed) (CD + DVD)

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    The 25th anniversary edition of Michael Jackson's Thriller celebrates the groundbreaking album with eight bonus tracks, five previously unreleased. The new tracks include remixes from Kanye West, Akon, and will.i.am, as well as "For All Time," a previously unreleased track from the Thriller sessions that has been newly mixed and mastered by Michael Jackson. As a bonus, the disc is accompanied by a DVD that features the digitally restored videos for "Thriller," "Beat It," and "Billie Jean," plus the Emmy-nominated performance of "Billie Jean" from the Motown 25 television special, which introduced the world to the "moonwalk" and launched Jackson into superstardom.
    Categories
    RockPopMusic
    Category
    1. Performer
    2. R&B
    3. Contemporary R&B
    Copy Control
    No
    Number of Items
    1
    Title
    Thriller (25th Anniversary Ed)
    Media
    CD + DVD
    BarCode
    886971798623
    Country of Origin
    USA / Canada
    Label
    Epic
    Department
    Music
    Mono / Stereo
    Stereo
    Format
    CD
    Barcode
    886971798623
    Previews

    Rolling Stone (pp.67-68) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "THRILLER was MJ at his breathiest and most salacious, and his most beautifully fragile....[A] work of genius."
    Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.98) - Ranked #20 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "...There was a time when he was truly the King of Pop. This is it..."
    Rolling Stone (11/89) - Ranked #7 in Rolling Stone's "100 Best Albums Of The 80s" survey.
    Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.98) - Ranked #20 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "...There was a time when he was truly the King of Pop. This is it..."
    Rolling Stone (11/89) - Ranked #7 in Rolling Stone's "100 Best Albums Of The 80s" survey.
    Entertainment Weekly (p.64) - "[A] masterpiece....THRILLER was a collection of songs that cohered as the statement of a young artist proclaiming his freedom..."
    Q (1/03, p.56) - Included in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums Ever"
    Q (1/00, p.138) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...The music stands undimmed by time....delivers some of the greatest ever pop-soul-dance-whatever...hardly a weak moment, and still no one goes 'aow' quite like Michael Jackson."
    Q (1/03, p.56) - Included in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums Ever"
    Q (1/00, p.138) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...The music stands undimmed by time....delivers some of the greatest ever pop-soul-dance-whatever...hardly a weak moment, and still no one goes 'aow' quite like Michael Jackson."
    Uncut (p.90) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]racks like 'Wanna Be Starting Something' remain slabs of total pop, whose genius should never by obscured by a blizzard of sales stats."
    Vibe (12/99, p.164) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century
    Vibe (12/99, p.164) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century
    Blender (Magazine) (p.86) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's genius....This is a profoundly quirky and omnivorous R&B mash-up, making room for hard-rock guitar and soft-serve balladry."
    The Word (magazine) (p.113) - "[A] magnificent helping of pop history, due in no small part to Quincy Jones's immaculate production."

    Tracks
    1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
    2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Baby Be Mine
    3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Girl Is Mine - Jackson, Michael & Paul McCartney
    4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Thriller
    5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Beat It
    6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Billie Jean
    7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Human Nature
    8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] PYT (Pretty Young Thing)
    9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Lady In My Life
    10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Excerpt From Thriller Voiceover Session - Price, Vincent
    11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Girl Is Mine - Jackson, Michael & Will.I.Am
    12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] PYT (Pretty Young Thing) - Jackson, Michael & Will.I.Am
    13. [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' - Jackson, Michael & Akon
    14. [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Beat It - Jackson, Michael & Fergie
    15. [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Billie Jean
    16. [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] For All Time
    17. [ Disc 02 Track 01 ] Billie Jean - Video
    18. [ Disc 02 Track 02 ] Beat It - Video
    19. [ Disc 02 Track 03 ] Thriller - Video
    20. [ Disc 02 Track 04 ] Billie Jean - Live
    Country
    Genre
    Pop / Rock
    Release Date
    1 May 2012
    Songs / Tracks
    1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
    2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Baby Be Mine
    3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Girl Is Mine, The - (featuring Paul McCartney)
    4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Thriller
    5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Beat It - (featuring Eddie Van Halen)
    6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Billie Jean
    7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Human Nature
    8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
    9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Lady in My Life, The
    10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Vincent Price Excerpt - (from "Thriller" voice-over session)
    11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Girl Is Mine, The - (previously unreleased, 2008, featuring will.i.am)
    12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] P.Y.T. - (previously unreleased, 2008, featuring will.i.am)
    13. [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' - (previously unreleased, 2008, featuring Akon)
    14. [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Beat It - (2008, featuring Fergie)
    15. [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Billie Jean - (Kanye West mix)
    16. [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] For All Time - (previously unreleased)
    Notes

    Personnel includes: Michael Jackson (vocals, percussion); Paul McCartney (vocals); Vincent Price (spoken vocals); Steve Lukather (guitar, bass); Eddie Van Halen, Dean Parks, Paul Jackson (guitar); Larry Williams (flute, saxophone); Jerry Hey (trumpet, flugelhorn); Bill Reichenbach (trombone); David Paich (piano, synthesizer); Greg Phillinganes (Fender Rhodes piano, synthesizer, programming); Steve Porcaro (synthesizer, programming); David Foster, Rod Temperton (synthesizer); Tom Bahler (Synclavier); Louis Johnson (bass); Ndugu Chancler, Jeff Porcaro (drums); Paulinho Da Costa (percussion); Brian Banks (programming); LaToya Jackson, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Becky Lopez, Janet Jackson (background vocals).
    Principally recorded at Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, California.
    Few albums in pop music history have the legacy of Michael Jackson's THRILLER. Not only was the 1983 landmark one of the biggest-selling albums ever, its influence touched R&B, quiet storm, rock, hip-hop, and practically every other genre in the decades that followed. The 25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION gives the world the chance to re-evaluate this classic.
    For starters, the original tracks hold up marvelously. The luster hasn't worn from the pure pop gems "Billie Jean" and "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'," from the taut energy of "Beat It" and "Thriller," or the soft, intimate pulse of "Human Nature." Quincy Jones's crisp, multi-layered production seems even more masterly in hindsight. The set includes seven bonus tracks, including the previously unreleased ballad "For All Time" from the original sessions, while remixes from will i. am, Akon, Fergie, and Kanye West underscore THRILLER's influence on contemporary pop. The package also comes with a bonus DVD featuring digitally restored versions of the album's classic videos, and a 48-page color booklet complete with lyrics, rare photos and a personal greeting from Michael. The album and its colossal legacy come out no worse in the bargain.
    The finest example of perfect disco pop, and a record that should be prescribed to musical snobs and manic depressives. The album is a true ambassador of what pop music can be. Jackson whoops and dances through a suite of unforgettable melodies that should be danced to with a smile on your face. Each track offers at least one musical hook, whether it is the beauty of 'Human Nature' (who can resist the 'dada dada da da da') or the 'whoo whoo' of 'Billie Jean'. It's all too good.

    Distributor
    Sony Music Distribution (
    Studio / Live
    Studio
    Video Disabled
    0
    Performer
    Michael Jackson
    Producer
    Quincy Jones
    Artists
    1. Jackson, Michael
    Date Released
    2012-05-01 00:00:00
    Engineer
    Bruce Swedien

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