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KellyUsherJustin Timberlake and countless others with Thriller as a textbook". InThriller was awarded the Special Billboard Award to commemorate its 10th anniversary. The book states; it is the finest example of perfect disco pop, and a record that should be prescribed to musical snobs and manic depressives.
Thriller was reissued on October 16,in an expanded set, Thriller: Special Edition. The album is remastered and includes a new booklet and bonus material, including the songs "Someone in the Dark", "Carousel" and Jackson's original "Billie Jean" demo, as well as audio interviews with Jones and Temperton. Thriller 25 was a commercial success and did particularly well as a reissue. It peaked at number one in eight countries and Europe. It peaked at number two in the US, number three in the UK and reached the top 10 in over 30 national charts.
It was ineligible for the Billboard chart as a re-release but entered the Pop Catalog Charts at number one where it stayed for ten non-consecutive weeks with the best sales on that chart since December This brought US sales of the album tocopies, making it the best-selling catalog album of After Jackson's death in JuneThriller set additional records. It sold more thancopies, placing it at number two on the Top Pop Catalog Albums chart.
Songs from Thriller also helped Jackson become the first artist to sell more than one million song downloads in a week. For one week beginning November 20,Google Play Music offered an exclusive free copy of the album to its users in the U.
S which included the demo of "Billie Jean" as an additional track. Personnel as listed in the album's liner notes are: . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Jackson. Excerpt of the album's title track and one of Jackson's signature pieces, "Thriller", released as a single in Jackson uses cinematic sound effects, horror film motifs and vocal trickery to convey a sense of danger.
It is the most notable ballad on the album, praised for its moody, introspective lyrics and sound. The song was written and co-produced by Jackson. The track mixed uptempo funk and disco with the somber themes of paranoia and obsession. Quincy Jones Jackson [a]. Jones Jackson [a]. Steve Porcaro John Bettis. James Ingram Jones. Alan Bergman Marilyn Bergman Temperton. Michael Sembello Don Freeman. List of best-selling albums List of best-selling albums in Australia List of best-selling albums in Austria List of best-selling albums in Canada List of best-selling albums in France List of best-selling albums in Germany List of best-selling albums in Japan List of best-selling albums in My Girl - The Jackson 5 Featuring Michael Jackson - The Great Jackson 5 (CD) List of best-selling albums in New Zealand List of best-selling albums in Spain List of best-selling albums in the United Kingdom List of best-selling albums in the United States List of diamond-certified albums in Argentina List of number-one dance singles of U.
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A vinyl version of the original release which does not include " Leave Me Alone " was also released. Bad 25 is the ninth album released by Sony and Motown since Michael Jackson's death on June 25, To implement a new "Live for Now" campaign, Pepsi planned to promote the 25th anniversary of Bad by printing one billion Pepsi cans with a photo of Michael Jackson from the " Smooth Criminal " video which is not to be included on the CD or DVD itself. The song has been called a "beautiful solo piano and vocal piece" by Jackson's longtime engineer Bruce Swedien.
The single, which has not been available as a digital download, has also been released on vinyl the vinyl will include the original B-side, " Baby Be Mine " from Thrillerrather than "Don't Be Messin' 'Round". As a digital single prior to the album release, the single appeared on several countries' music charts. It debuted at Number 52 on Billboard Japan Hot chart as the title "Bad " on the week of September 15,and peaked at Number 6 several weeks later.
The album opened in the United Kingdom at number six with sales of 11, copies,  but for the second week, it fell to number thirty-eight with a severe buffeting of 3, copies sales. Parts of the Wembley show were seen through the Bad 25 special. The album received positive reviews. Ray Rahman from Entertainment Weekly My Girl - The Jackson 5 Featuring Michael Jackson - The Great Jackson 5 (CD) the album "A", and reminds the box set is "a potent reminder of just how much Bad's pulsing pop holds up", and the previously unreleased songs are "real treasures".
Randall Roberts said "these are terrible commercial house tracks, and are an insult to MJ's memory because they do it so ungracefully". He lazily croaks his way through two verses, spouting such lines as "I'm so out of this planet I speak My Girl - The Jackson 5 Featuring Michael Jackson - The Great Jackson 5 (CD) third language called that moon talk, in four years catch me with a billion doing that moonwalk". Just after he says billion he nearly manages to soil the trademark "hee hee", which only just masks the distant sound of Jackson My Girl - The Jackson 5 Featuring Michael Jackson - The Great Jackson 5 (CD) in his grave.
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In Octoberit was found that GK Films plans to produce a horror film inspired by the song, directed by Kenny Ortega and produced with Ivan Reitman.
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