Michael Jackson ‎– Thriller 25

Epic ‎– 88697 17986 2, Legacy ‎– 88697 17986 2
CD, Album, Limited Edition, Remastered

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CD-1 Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' 6:02
CD-2 Michael Jackson Baby Be Mine 4:20
CD-3 Michael Jackson With Paul McCartney The Girl Is Mine
Vocals – Paul McCartney
CD-4 Michael Jackson Thriller
Rap [Featuring] – Vincent Price (2)
CD-5 Michael Jackson Beat It 4:18
CD-6 Michael Jackson Billie Jean
Guitar [Featuring] – Eddie Van Halen
CD-7 Michael Jackson Human Nature 4:05
CD-8 Michael Jackson P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) 3:58
CD-9 Michael Jackson The Lady In My Life 4:58
CD-10 Vincent Price (2) Excerpt From "Thriller" Voice-Over Session 0:24
Previously Unreleased Tracks For 25th Anniversary Edition
CD-11 Michael Jackson With Will.I.Am* The Girl Is Mine 2008
Vocals – Will.I.Am*
CD-12 Michael Jackson With Will.I.Am* P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) 2008
Vocals – Will.I.Am*
CD-13 Michael Jackson With Akon Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' 2008
Vocals – Akon
CD-14 Michael Jackson With Fergie (2) Beat It 2008
Vocals – Fergie (2)
CD-15 Michael Jackson Billie Jean 2008 (Kanye West Mix)
Remix – Kanye West
CD-16 Michael Jackson For All Time 4:03
CD-17 Michael Jackson Thriller (1992 Def Remix)
Remix – David Morales, Frankie Knuckles
The Short Films 28:35
DVD-1 Michael Jackson Billie Jean
Film Director – Steve Barron
DVD-2 Michael Jackson Beat It
Film Director – Bob Giraldi
DVD-3 Michael Jackson Thriller
Film Director – John Landis
DVD-4 Michael Jackson Billie Jean (The Legendary Performance From Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, And Forever) 4:58

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"The world's biggest selling album of all time."

Limited Edition info:
This CD is one of 4 special releases that were exclusive to the USA, sold at 4 different retailers: Best Buy, Target, Circuit City, and various smaller independent record stores.
This is the Best Buy edition, with track CD-17 being an unlisted bonus track which is exclusive to this release, not found anywhere else.
This outer cardboard case of this release has a small yellow sticker with the new UPC barcode, but the catalog number is the same as on all other versions.
Track CD-17 is not listed on the back sleeve, outer case, or disc; and is mislabeled as being the "1982 Def Remix" on the round yellow sticker.

CD notes:
• CD-11 to CD-15 are previously unreleased tracks produced exclusively for this 25th Anniversary Edition.
• CD-16 is an unreleased track from the original Thriller sessions.
• Original recordings began at 12 noon on Wednesday 14th April 1982 at Westlake Studio in Los Angeles with Michael Jackson & Paul McCartney recording The Girl Is Mine. Recordings concluded with the last day of mixing on Monday 8th November 1982.
• CD-11 to CD-15 recorded 11/07.
• CD-16 remixed on 10/07.
• Recorded at Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA. using the Acusonic Recording Process.
• Additional Sound Sources recorded at Ocean Way Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA.
• Originally mastered on Thursday 11th November 1982.
• Originally released Tuesday 30th November 1982 by Epic Records (38112).
• This album is lovingly dedicated to Katherine Jackson.

DVD notes:
• Region 0

Standard 2 Disc Jewel Case with cardboard sleeve.
Insert booklet includes lyrics & photography.
Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York.
Digital Transfers & Tape Restoration at Digital Music Industries, Burbank; Penguin Recordings, Los Angeles; A4V Digital, Los Angeles.

Distributed by Sony BMG Music Entertainment.
© 2008 MJJ Productions Inc. / ℗ 1982, 2008 MJJ Productions Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text (On Sticker)): 8 86972 33402 8
  • Barcode (Uncut): 886972334028
  • Other (CD Cat#): 886772 3340 2
  • Other (DVD Cat#): 88697 17986 2-2
  • Label Code: LC00199
  • Rights Society: BIEM/GEMA

Other Versions (5 of 363) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
EPC 85930, 85930, QE 38112 Michael Jackson Thriller(LP, Album, Gat) Epic, Epic, Epic EPC 85930, 85930, QE 38112 Europe 1982 Sell This Version
EK 66073 Michael Jackson Thriller(CD, Album, RM, S/Edition, Gol) Epic EK 66073 US 2009 Sell This Version
EPC 85930 Michael Jackson Thriller(LP, Album, Gat) Epic EPC 85930 UK & Europe 1982 Sell This Version
EK 38112 Michael Jackson Thriller(CD, Album) Epic EK 38112 US 1985 Sell This Version
EPC 85930 Michael Jackson Thriller(LP, Album) Epic, Suzy EPC 85930 Yugoslavia 1983 Sell This Version



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August 15, 2015

Note: Best Buy exclusive track "Thriller" (David Morales Club Mix) is not listed on the actual Best Buy edition. It was only mentioned with a small white hype sticker.