Michael Jackson ‎– Thriller

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Epic ‎– CDEPC 85930, Epic ‎– (DI8P 11)
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1 Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
Arranged By [Horn] – Jerry Hey, Michael JacksonArranged By [Rhythm] – Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesArranged By [Vocal] – Michael JacksonBacking Vocals – Becky Lopez, Bunny Hull, James Ingram, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Michael Jackson, Oren WatersBass – Louis JohnsonElectric Piano [Rhodes] – Greg PhillinganesFlugelhorn [Flügelhorn] – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyFlute – Larry WilliamsGuitar – David Williams (4)Other [Bathroom Stomp Board] – Michael Jackson, Nelson Hayes, Steven RayPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaSaxophone – Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – Bill Wolfer, Greg Phillinganes, Michael BoddickerTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By – M. Jackson*
6:02
2 Baby Be Mine
Arranged By [Horn] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Rhythm] – Rod TempertonArranged By [Synthesizer] – Rod TempertonArranged By [Vocal] – Rod TempertonDrums – Ndugu Chancler*Flugelhorn [Flügelhorn] – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyFlute – Larry WilliamsGuitar – David Williams (4)Keyboards – Greg PhillinganesProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Anthony Marinelli, Brian Banks, Steve PorcaroSaxophone – Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – David Paich, Greg Phillinganes, Michael BoddickerTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By – R. Temperton*
4:20
3 The Girl Is Mine
Arranged By [Rhythm] – David Paich, Quincy JonesArranged By [Strings] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Synthesizer] – David FosterArranged By [Vocal] – Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesBass – Louis JohnsonConcertmaster – Jerry Vinci*Conductor [Strings] – Jerry Vinci*Drums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Piano [Rhodes] – Greg PhillinganesFeaturing [Vocals] – Paul McCartneyGuitar – Dean Parks, Steve LukatherPiano – David PaichProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Steve PorcaroSynthesizer – David FosterWritten-By – M. Jackson*
3:42
4 Thriller
Arranged By [Horn] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Rhythm] – Rod TempertonArranged By [Synthesizer] – Rod TempertonArranged By [Vocal] – Rod TempertonEffects – Bruce Cannon, Bruce SwedienFlugelhorn [Flügelhorn] – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyFlute – Larry WilliamsGuitar – David Williams (4)Programmed By [Synthesizer] – Anthony MarinelliRap – Vincent Price (2)Saxophone – Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – Brian Banks, Greg Phillinganes, Rod TempertonTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By – R. Temperton*
5:57
5 Beat It
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesArranged By [Vocal] – Michael JacksonDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Bass – Steve LukatherElectric Piano [Rhodes] – Greg PhillinganesGuitar – Paul Jackson*, Steve LukatherGuitar [Solo] – Eddie Van HalenKeyboards – Bill WolferPercussion [Drum Case Beater] – Michael JacksonProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Steve PorcaroSynthesizer – Greg Phillinganes, Steve PorcaroSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Tom BahlerSynthesizer [Synergy] – Greg SmithWritten-By – M. Jackson*
4:17
6 Billie Jean
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Michael JacksonArranged By [Strings] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Synthesizer] – Michael JacksonBass – Louis JohnsonConductor [Strings] – Jeremy LubbockDrums – Ndugu Chancler*Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Greg PhillinganesGuitar – Dean ParksProgrammed By – Bill WolferSynthesizer – Bill Wolfer, Greg Phillinganes, Greg SmithSynthesizer [Emulator Vocal] – Michael BoddickerWritten-By – M. Jackson*
4:57
7 Human Nature
Arranged By – David Paich, Steve Lukather, Steve PorcaroDrums – Jeff PorcaroGuitar – Steve LukatherPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Steve PorcaroSynthesizer – David Paich, Steve PorcaroSynthesizer [Emulator] – Michael BoddickerWritten-By – J. Bettis*, S. Porcaro*
4:05
8 P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
Arranged By – James Ingram, Quincy JonesBacking Vocals [Additional] – Howard Hewett, James IngramBacking Vocals [P.Y.T's] – Becky Lopez, Bunny Hull, Janet Jackson, La Toya JacksonDrums – Ndugu Chancler*Electric Bass – Louis JohnsonGuitar – Paul Jackson*Handclaps – Greg Phillinganes, James Ingram, Louis Johnson, Michael Jackson, Steven RayKeyboards [Portasound] – James IngramProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Greg PhillinganesSynthesizer – Greg PhillinganesSynthesizer [Emulator] – Michael BoddickerVocoder – Michael BoddickerWritten-By – J. Ingram*, Q. Jones*
3:58
9 The Lady In My Life
Arranged By – Rod TempertonBass – Louis JohnsonDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Piano [Rhodes] – Greg PhillinganesGuitar – Paul Jackson*Synthesizer – David Paich, Steve PorcaroSynthesizer [Emulator] – Michael BoddickerWritten-By – R. Temperton*
4:57

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A similar release exists which has not got the text "MASTERED BY DADC AUSTRIA" printed in the Matrix / runout: Michael Jackson - Thriller

CDEPC 85930 (DI8P 11) as noted on the CD and back cover
CDEPC 85930 (D18P 11) as noted on page 2 and the back of the booklet

Back cover:
℗ & © 1982 CBS Inc.
In the United Kingdom apply for public performance licences to:
PPL, 14-22 Ganton Street, London W1V 1LB.
Printed in Holland.

Disc: Made In Austria

Publishers by track:

© 1982 Mijac Music (BMI) [1, 3, 5, 6]
© 1982 Administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. [1, 3, 5, 6]
© 1982 Rodsongs (PRS) [2, 4, 9]
© 1982 Administered by Almo Music Corp. (ASCAP) in the U.S. and Canada [2, 4, 9]
© 1982 Administered by Rondor Music (London) Ltd. (PRS) in remaining territories [2, 4, 9]
© 1982 Porcara Music (ASCAP) [7]
© 1982 John Bettis Music (ASCAP) [7]
© 1982 John Bettis Music Administered by WB Music Corp.
© 1982 Eiseman Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP) [8]
© 1982 Hen-Al Music (ASCAP) [8]
© 1982 YellowBrick Road Music (ASCAP) [8]

Notes in release:

This album is lovingly dedicated to Katherine Jackson

Quincy Jones and James Ingram appear courtesy of Qwest Records
David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Jeff Porcaro and Steve Lukather appear courtesy of CBS Records
Louis Johnson and Janet Jackson appear courtesy of A&M Records, Inc.
Greg Phillinganes appears courtesy of Planet Records
Paulinho da Costa appears courtesy of Pablo Records, Inc.
Eddie Van Halen appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Howard Hewett appears courtesy of Solar Records
Bill Wolfer appears courtesy of Constellation Records
Michael Boddicker appears courtesy of Boddifications
Paul McCartney appears courtesy of EMI Records

Note:

Paulinho da Costa is the correct capitalization.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 5 099708 593025
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5099708593025
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): CDEPC-85930 53 MASTERED BY DADC AUSTRIA
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): CDEPC-85930 41 A3 MASTERED BY DADC AUSTRIA
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): CDEPC-85930 53 A1 MASTERED BY DADC AUSTRIA
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4 - mirrored): CDEPC-85930 41 A12 MASTERED BY DADC AUSTRIA
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5 - mirrored): CDEPC-85930 41 C3 MASTERED BY DADC AUSTRIA
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 6): CDEPC-85930 53 A5 MASTERED BY DADC AUSTRIA
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 7): CDEPC-85930 53 A4 MASTERED BY DADC AUSTRIA
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 8): CDEPC-85930 41 A1 MASTERED BY DADC AUSTRIA
  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA
  • Label Code: LC 0199
  • Other (Distribution code): CB 811

Other Versions (5 of 437) 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 Unknown 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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