Thriller (25th Anniversary Edition) (Deluxe Edition with Casebook Package)(Bonus Tracks) CD (2008)

Artist: Michael Jackson

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Epic/Legacy Recordings proudly celebrates the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson's Thriller, the world's biggest-selling album of all time, with a newly expanded Deluxe Edition of the phenomenal record-breaking pop culture touchstone.

The Thriller 25th Anniversary Edition will include the original album in its entirety as well as seven bonus tracks.

The newly expanded version of Thriller premieres six tracks previously unreleased in any form: Beat It 2008 with Fergie; a new Kanye West remix of Billie Jean; a new 2008 version of Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' with Akon; Will.i.am remixes of The Girl is Mine and P.Y.T.; and For All Time, a rare unreleased cut from the original Thriller recording sessions, newly mixed and mastered by Michael Jackson.

The deluxe Thriller 25th Anniversary Edition packaging contains a personal greeting from Michael Jackson to his fans penned exclusively for this special release.
The deluxe packaging features an expanded 48 page photo book and is housed in an exclusive casebook package

Specifications

Label Forced Exposure
SKU 206828955
UPC 886972209623
UPC 14 00886972209623
Format CD
Release Date 2/12/2008
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Author Michael Jackson
Credits
Featuring Akon
Featuring Fergie
Vocals Michael Jackson
Featuring Paul McCartney
Featuring Will.i.am
Artist Bio
Michael JacksonOriginally released in the US 25 years ago on November 30, 1982 by Epic Records, Thriller, Michael Jackson's sixth solo album and second with producer Quincy Jones, rocketed the former child-star lead singer for the Jackson 5 into the stratosphere of international superstardom. Introducing the "robot" and the "moonwalk" into the international lexicon of clubland dance moves via the pulsing sounds of Thriller, Michael Jackson revolutionized all aspects of mainstream pop culture -- from radio airwaves to the newly emerging art form of music videos -- becoming the world's most popular entertainer in the process.The original Thriller spent an astounding 80 consecutive weeks in the American Top 10, 37 of those at #1. Seven of the album's original nine tracks became Top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 while Individual singles from Thriller reached #1 chart positions in the US, the UK, France, Italy, Australia, Denmark, Belgium, South Africa, Spain, Ireland, New Zealand and Canada.Thriller made history as the first and only record to be America's top-selling album two years running (1983 and 1984).Thriller has been certified 27x platinum by the RIAA, giving it Double Diamond Award status in the US. In addition, the album has achieved Diamond or Multi-Platinum status in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the UK. In 1985, the Guinness Book of Records named Thriller the Best Selling Album of All Time, an achievement which remains unsurpassed to this day.
Product Attributes
Artist Jackson,Michael
Label Cbs/epic/wtg Records
Music Format Compact Disc
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