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 393) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
QE 38112 Michael Jackson Thriller(LP, Album, Pit) Epic QE 38112 US 1982 Sell This Version
82876 84898 2 Michael Jackson Thriller(CD, Album, RE, RM, S/Edition) Epic 82876 84898 2 Russia 2001 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



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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.