Michael Jackson ‎– This Is It

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Epic ‎– 88697606742
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2 × CD, Compilation, Souvenir Edition
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1-01 Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement By] – Jerry Hey, Michael JacksonArranged By [Rhythm And Vocal Arrangements By] – Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Becky Lopez, Bunny Hill*, James Ingram, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Michael Jackson, Oren WatersVocals, Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement By], Vocals [Solo Vocals], Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Michael JacksonWritten-By – Michael J. Jackson*
6:03
1-02 Michael Jackson Jam
Drums – Bruce Swedien, Teddy RileyGuitar – Teddy RileyKeyboards – Brad Buxer, Bruce Swedien, Rene Moore*, Teddy RileyProducer – Dave Way, Teddy RileyRap – Heavy DSynthesizer – Brad Buxer, Michael Boddicker, Rhett Lawrence, Teddy RileyVocals [Solo Vocals], Backing Vocals [Background Vocals], Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement By] – Michael JacksonWritten-By, Arranged By – Bruce Swedien, Michael Jackson, Rene Moore*, Teddy Riley
5:39
1-03 Michael Jackson They Don't Care About Us
Written-By – Michael J. Jackson*
4:46
1-04 Michael Jackson Human Nature
Arranged By – David Paich, Steve Lukather, Steven Porcaro*Vocals [Solo Vocals], Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Michael JacksonWritten-By – John Bettis, Steven Porcaro*
4:06
1-05 Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement By] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Rhythm Arrangement By] – John Barnes, Michael JacksonArranged By [Vocal Arrangement By], Vocals [Solo Vocals], Backing Vocals [Background Vocals], Handclaps – Michael JacksonNoises [Creaking And Heavy Breathing By] – Frank DileoWritten-By – Michael J. Jackson*
4:18
1-06 Michael Jackson The Way You Make Me Feel
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement By] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Vocal Arrangements By, Rhythm Arrangements By], Vocals [Solo Vocals], Backing Vocals [Background Vocals], Finger Snaps – Michael JacksonWritten-By – Michael J. Jackson*
4:59
1-07 The Jacksons Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
Arranged By [Horn And String Arrangements By] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Rhythm Arrangement By] – Greg PhillinganesEngineer, Mixed By – Don Murray, Peter GranetExecutive Producer – Bobby Colomby, Mike AtkinsonGuitar – Tito JacksonKeyboards, Drums – Ed Green*Keyboards, Synthesizer – Greg Phillinganes, Michael BoddickerPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaProducer – The JacksonsWritten-By – Michael J. Jackson*, Randy Jackson
3:54
1-08 Michael Jackson & Siedah Garrett I Just Can't Stop Loving You
Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangements By] – Quincy JonesArranged By [Synthesizer Arrangements By] – David Paich, Quincy JonesArranged By [Vocal Arrangements By], Vocals [Duet] – Michael Jackson, Siedah GarrettPerformer – David Paich, Steve PorcaroWritten-By – Michael J. Jackson*
4:12
1-09 Michael Jackson Thriller
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement By] – Jerry HeyEffects – Bruce Cannon, Bruce SwedienRap – Vincent Price (2)Vocals [Solo Vocals], Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Michael JacksonWritten-By, Arranged By [Vocal, Rhythm And Synthesizer Arrangement By] – Rod Temperton
5:58
1-10 Michael Jackson Beat It
Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangement By] – Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesVocals [Solo Vocals], Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Michael JacksonWritten-By – Michael J. Jackson*
4:18
1-11 Michael Jackson Black Or White
Guitar [Special Guitar Intro By] – Slash (3)Lyrics By [Rap] – Bill BottrellPerformer – Augie Johnson, Bobby Watson, David "Hawk" Wolinski, Jerry Hey, John Robinson (2), Kim Hutchcroft, Larry Carlton, Larry Williams, Louis Johnson, Paulinho Da Costa, Richard HeathProducer – Bill BottrellRap – L.T.B.Vocals [Solo Vocals], Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Michael JacksonWritten-By – Michael J. Jackson*
4:17
1-12 Michael Jackson Earth Song
Producer – Bill Bottrell, David FosterWritten-By – Michael J. Jackson*
6:47
1-13 Michael Jackson Billie Jean
Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangement By, Vocal Arrangement By, Synthesizer Arrangement By], Vocals [Solo Vocals], Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Michael JacksonConductor [Strings] – Jeremy LubbockWritten-By – Michael J. Jackson*
4:55
1-14 Michael Jackson Man In The Mirror
Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangement By] – Glen Ballard, Quincy JonesArranged By [Synthesizer Arrangement By] – Glen Ballard, Jerry Hey, Quincy JonesArranged By [Vocal Arrangement By] – Andrae Crouch*Featuring – Siedah Garrett, The Andrae Crouch Choir*, The WinansPerformer – Sandra CrouchVocals [Solo Vocals], Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Michael JacksonWritten-By – Glen Ballard, Siedah Garrett
5:20
1-15 Michael Jackson & The Jacksons This Is It
A&R [Direction] – John DoelpArranged By [Vocal Arrangement] – Mervyn WarrenBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – The JacksonsBass – Alvin CheaCoordinator [Production Coordination] – JoAnn TominagaEngineer [Assistant, Mixing] – Wesley SeidmanEngineer [Recording] – Jon NettlesbeyGuitar – Paul Jackson, Jr.*Lead Vocals – Michael JacksonMastered By – Alan YoshidaMixed By – Allen SidesOther [Accounting Services] – Martha RindelsPercussion – Raphael Padilla*Piano – Greg PhillinganesProducer – John McClain, Mervyn WarrenWritten-By – Michael J. Jackson*
3:38
1-16 Michael Jackson & The Jacksons This Is It (Orchestra Version)
A&R [Direction] – John DoelpArranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – Brent Fischer, Clare FischerArranged By [Vocal Arrangement] – Mervyn WarrenBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – The JacksonsBass – Alvin CheaBass Clarinet – John Yoakum, Lee CalletBugle [Alto] – Jim Grinta*Bugle [Alto], Trumpet [Piccolo] – Jon LewisBugle [Contrabass], Tuba – Chuck KoontzCello – Andrew Shulman, Cecilia Tsan, Giovanna Moraga-Clayton*, Maurice Grants, Miguel Martinez (2), Steve RichardsClarinet [Alto] – Gary FosterClarinet [E♭ Contrabass] – John Mitchell (4)Concertmaster – Assa DroriConductor [Orchestra] – Brent FischerCoordinator [Production Coordination], Contractor [Orchestra] – JoAnn TominagaCopyist – Steve JulianiDouble Bass [Basses] – Bruce Morgenthaler, Drew Dembowski, Oscar HidalgoEngineer [Assistant, Mixing] – Wesley SeidmanEngineer [Assistant, Orchestra] – Steve GenewickEngineer [Orchestra] – Al SchmittEngineer [Recording] – Jon NettlesbeyFlute [Alto] – Dave Shostac*, Greg Huckins, Steve KujalaFlute [Bass] – Don Shelton (2)Guitar – Paul Jackson, Jr.*Horn [Marching Baritone] – Andy Martin, Loren Marstellar*Lead Vocals – Michael JacksonMastered By – Alan YoshidaMixed By – Allen SidesOther [Accounting Services] – Martha RindelsPercussion – Raphael Padilla*Piano – Greg PhillinganesProducer – John McClain, Mervyn WarrenViola – Harry Shirinian, Jerry Epstein, Jorge Moraga, Lynn Grants, Piotr Jandula, Robert Berg, Rodney WirtzViola [Principal] – Roland KatoViolin – Agnes Gottschewski, Anatoly Rosinsky, Brian Benning, Dennis Molchan, Johana Krejci, Mark Cargill, Michael Farril*, Miran Kojian, Miwako Watanabe, Nicole Garcia, Norman Hughes, Philip Vaiman, Sally Berman, Samuel Fischer, Shari ZippertWritten-By – Michael J. Jackson*
4:55
2-01 Michael Jackson She's Out Of My Life (Demo)
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Michael JacksonWritten-By – Tom Bahler
3:19
2-02 Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' (Demo)
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement By], Vocals [Solo Vocals], Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Michael JacksonBass Guitar – Louis JohnsonEngineer – Brent AverillEngineer [Assistant] – Nelson HayesGuitar – David Williams (4)Written-By – Michael J. Jackson*
5:43
2-03 Michael Jackson Beat It (Demo)
Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangement By] – Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesEngineer – Brent AverillEngineer [Assistant] – Nelson HayesVocals [Solo Vocals], Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Michael JacksonWritten-By – Michael J. Jackson*
2:05
2-04 Michael Jackson Planet Earth (Poem)
Written-By – Michael J. Jackson*
3:15

Credits

  • Art Direction [Album], Design [Album]Fusako Chubachi
  • Co-producerMichael Jackson (tracks: 1-01, 1-05, 1-06, 1-08, 1-14, 2-02)
  • Compiled By [Disc 01 & 02]Al Quaglieri
  • Creative Director [Album Creative Direction]Chris Austopchuk*
  • Other [Album Produced By] – John McClain, Michael Jackson
  • Photography – Kevin Mazur
  • ProducerMichael Jackson (tracks: 1-02, 1-03, 1-11, 1-12, 1-15, 1-16), Quincy Jones (tracks: 1-01, 1-04 to 1-06, 1-08 to 1-10, 1-13, 1-14, 2-01 to 2-03)

Notes

This Argentinian Release, uses the same packaging as the American one This Is It, the only different is that CDs are Pressed In Argentina.

Album inlay and discs packaged in a booklet with 36-page exclusive rehearsal photos.

© 2009 MJJ Productions Inc. / ℗ 1979, 1982, 1987, 1991, 1995, 2009 / Distributed by Epic, A Division of Sony Music Entertainment / 550 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022-3211 / "Epic" and (Epic logo) Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. Marca Registrada. / This package contains previously released material.

1-15, 1-16: Recorded at Marvin's Room in Hollywood, CA / Mixed at Oceanway Studios / Mastered at Ocean Way Mastering
1-16: Orchestra Recorded at Capitol Studios in Hollywood, CA

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 8697-60674-2 7
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): 50440 - L.D.A.- INDUSTRIA ARGENTINA - SONY BMG - 7606742
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): 50441 - L.D.A.- INDUSTRIA ARGENTINA - SONY BMG - 7606742
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L701
  • Mould SID Code: none

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
88697606742 Michael Jackson This Is It(2xCD, Comp, Sou) Epic 88697606742 US 2009 Sell This Version
88697606742, EICP 1301-2 Michael Jackson This Is It(2xCD, Comp, Sou) Epic, Sony Music Japan International Inc. 88697606742, EICP 1301-2 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
88697611432 Michael Jackson This Is It(2xCD, Comp) Epic 88697611432 Indonesia 2009 Sell This Version
8697616541 Michael Jackson The Music That Inspired The Movie Michael Jackson's This Is It(LP, Comp, Ltd, Pic) Sony Music 8697616541 Europe 2009 Sell This Version
88697611432 Michael Jackson This Is It(2xCD, Comp) Epic, Sony Music, NMC United 88697611432 Israel 2009 Sell This Version

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