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December 4th, 2007
EPIC RECORDS UNVEIL THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF MICHAEL JACKSON'S THRILLER!.
Epic and Legacy Records have announced the 25th Anniversary Edition of the biggest selling album of all time; Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”.
The new “Thriller” package contains the original album plus four new remixes by will.iam, Kanye West and Akon. There will be four tracks from the original “Thriller” recording sessions; “Someone in the Dark”, “Carousel” and the home demo of “Billie Jean”. “For All Time”, previously unreleased from the “Thriller” sessions is included and has been reworked and mastered by Michael Jackson himself. Michael has also included a special spoken greeting for his fans.
In addition, a DVD is included in the package, which contains the revolutionary short films from “Thriller”, digitally restored- “Beat It”, “Billie Jean” and “Thriller” as well as Michael Jackson’s stunning performance of “Billie Jean” from “Motown 25: Yesterday, Today and Forever”.
“Thriller- 25th Anniversary Edition” will be released world wide on February 11th, 2008, with a global promotional campaign that starts in December 2007 and runs right through 2008, including the release of a new single!
For more information and to pre-order, visit the newly updated Michael Jackson site: www.michaeljackson.com
THRILLER - 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
Thriller - original track listing - US Billboard Chart Peaks
"Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" - (#5 Hot 100, #5 R&B)
"Baby Be Mine"
"The Girl Is Mine" (with Paul McCartney) - (#2 Hot 100, #1 R&B, #1 Adult Contemporary)
Thriller" - (#4 Hot 10, #3 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks)
"Beat It" - (#1 Hot 100, #1 R&B)
"Billie Jean" - (#1 Hot 100, #1 R&B, #9 A/C)
"Human Nature" - (#7 Hot 100, #2 Adult Contemporary)
"P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)" - (#10 Hot 100)
"The Lady in My Life"
10. Someone In the Dark ^
11. Billie Jean (Michael Jackson's original demo recording) ^
12. Carousel ^
Previously Unreleased Tracks For 25th Anniversary Edition
13. The Girl Is Mine 2008 with will.i.am*
14. P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) 2008 with Michael Jackson and will.i.am*
15. Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' 2008 with Michael Jackson, Akon and will.i.am*
16. Billie Jean 2008 with Kanye West*
17. For All Time (unreleased track from original Thriller sessions)*
^From 2001 Thriller Special Edition
2. Beat It
3. Billie Jean
4. Billie Jean performance from Motown 25: Yesterday, Today and Forever
25th Anniversary Executive Producer: Michael Jackson
Original Album Produced by Quincy Jones