Michael Jackson ‎– Thriller

Label:
Epic ‎– EPC 85930, Epic ‎– 85930
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Gatefold
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A1 Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement] – Jerry Hey, Michael JacksonArranged By [Rhythm Arrangement] – Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesArranged By [Vocal Arrangement] – Michael JacksonBacking Vocals – Becky Lopez, Bunny Hull, James Ingram, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Michael Jackson, Oren WatersBass – Louis JohnsonElectric Piano [Rhodes], Synthesizer – Greg PhillinganesGuitar – David Williams (4)Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaPercussion [Bathroom Stomp Board] – Michael Jackson, Nelson Hayes, Steven Ray (2)Saxophone, Flute – Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – Bill Wolfer, Michael BoddickerTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By – Michael Jackson
6:02
A2 Baby Be Mine
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Vocal, Rhythm and Synthesizer Arrangement] – Rod TempertonDrums – Ndugu Chancler*Guitar – David Williams (4)Keyboards, Synthesizer – Greg PhillinganesProgrammed By – Anthony Marinelli, Brian Banks, Steve PorcaroSaxophone, Flute – Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – David Paich, Michael BoddickerTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By – Rod Temperton
4:20
A3 The Girl Is Mine
Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangement] – David Paich, Quincy JonesArranged By [Strings Arranged By] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Synthesizer Arrangement] – David FosterArranged By [Vocal Arrangement] – Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesBass – Louis JohnsonConcertmaster – Jerry Vinci*Conductor – Jerry HeyDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Piano [Rhodes] – Greg PhillinganesGuitar – Dean Parks, Steve LukatherPiano – David PaichProgrammed By – Steve PorcaroSynthesizer – David FosterVocals [With] – Paul McCartneyWritten-By – Michael Jackson
3:42
A4 Thriller
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Vocal, Rhythm and Synthesizer Arrangement] – Rod TempertonEffects – Bruce Cannon, Bruce SwedienFeaturing [Rap by] – Vincent Price (2)Guitar – David Williams (4)Programmed By – Anthony MarinelliSaxophone, Flute – Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – Brian Banks, Greg Phillinganes, Rod TempertonTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyVocals [Lyrics Sung By] – Michael JacksonWritten-By – Rod Temperton
5:57
B1 Beat It
Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangement] – Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesArranged By [Vocal Arrangement] – Michael JacksonDrum [Drum Case Beater] – Michael JacksonDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Piano [Rhodes], Synthesizer – Greg PhillinganesFeaturing [Guitar Solo] – Eddie Van HalenGuitar – Paul Jackson*Guitar, Electric Bass – Steve LukatherKeyboards – Bill WolferSynthesizer [DK Synergy] – Greg SmithSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Tom BahlerSynthesizer, Programmed By – Steve PorcaroWritten-By – Michael Jackson
4:17
B2 Billie Jean
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Vocal, Rhythm and Synthesizer Arrangement] – Michael JacksonBass – Louis JohnsonConductor – Jeremy LubbockDrums – Ndugu Chancler*Electric Piano [Rhodes], Synthesizer – Greg PhillinganesGuitar – Dean ParksSynthesizer – Greg SmithSynthesizer [Emulator] – Michael BoddickerSynthesizer, Programmed By – Bill WolferWritten-By – Michael Jackson
4:57
B3 Human Nature
Arranged By – David Paich, Steve Lukather, Steve PorcaroDrums – Jeff PorcaroGuitar – Steve LukatherPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaSynthesizer – David PaichSynthesizer [Emulator] – Michael BoddickerSynthesizer, Programmed By – Steve PorcaroWritten-By – John Bettis, Steve Porcaro
4:05
B4 P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
Arranged By – James Ingram, Quincy JonesBacking Vocals – Howard Hewett, James IngramDrums – Ndugu Chancler*Electric Bass – Louis JohnsonGuitar – Paul Jackson*Handclaps – Greg Phillinganes, James Ingram, Louis Johnson, Michael Jackson, Steven Ray (2)Keyboards [Portasound Keyboard] – James IngramOther [P.Y.T.'s] – Becky Lopez, Bunny Hull, Janet Jackson, LaToya Jackson*Synthesizer, Programmed By – Greg PhillinganesVocoder, Synthesizer [Emulator] – Michael BoddickerWritten-By – James Ingram, Quincy Jones
3:58
B5 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 – Rod Temperton
4:57

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Recorded and mixed using the Acusonic Recording Proces
Additional Sound Sources Recorded at Ocean Way Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA
℗ 1982 CBS Inc./© 1982 CBS Inc./EPIC & EPIC (Logo) are Trademarks of CBS Inc./Printed (cover) and made in Holland (label)

Comes in a Gatefold sleeve.

Some covers contain a yellow sticker 'includes the hit duet "The Girl Is Mine" 85930'.

Comes with printed inner with lyrics, drawings and credits.
Also contains s singlesided promotion Inlay.
Notes on inner sleeve:
This album is lovingly dedicated
to Katherine Jackson.
Special Thanks to Our Fantastic
Family at Westlake Audio:
Shari Dub, David Concours
and James Sandweiss.
Thanks to all my fans and
friends worldwide and Shirley
"Ms. International" Brooks.

A1:
©1982 Mijac Music (BMI)
Administered by Warner-Tamerlane
Publishing Corp.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

A2:
©1982 Rodsongs (PRS)
Administered by Almo Music Corp.
(ASCAP) in the U.S. and Canada;
In the remaining territories
by Rondor Music (London) Ltd. (PRS)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

A3:
©1982 Mijac Music (BMI)
Administered by Warner-Tamerlane
Publishing Corp. All rights reserved.
Used by permission.

A4:
©1982 Rodsongs (PRS)
Administered by Almo Music Corp.
(ASCAP) in the U.S. and Canada;
In the remaining territories by Rondor
Music (London) Ltd. (PRS)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

B1:
©1982 Mijac Music (BMI)
Administered by Warner-Tamerlane
Publishing Corp. All rights reserved.
Used by permission.

B2:
©1982 Mijac Music (BMI)
Administered by Warner-Tamerlane
Publishing Corp. All rights reserved.
Used by permission.

B3:
©1982 Porcaro Music and John Bettis
Music (ASCAP). John Bettis Music
administered by WB Music Corp.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

B4:
©1982 Eiseman Music Co., Inc.,
Hen-Al Music, Kings Road
Music (BMI) and
YellowBrick Road Music (ASCAP)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

B5:
©1982 Rodsongs (PRS)
Administered by Almo Music Corp.
(ASCAP) in the U.S. and Canada; In the
remaining territories by Rondor Music
(London) Ltd. (PRS)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Our very special thanks and
love to some very special
people who cared, supported
and gave way beyond the call
of duty: Corinne Alicia, Fran
Amitin, Larkin Arnold, "Socks"
& Tom bahler, John Bettis,
Bikram, Assis & Mom, Michael
Boddicker, Shari & John Boylan,
Bruce Cannon, Kathy "Leen"
Carey, Pam Crocetti, Adrece &
Paulinho da Costa, Tony
D'Amigo, Freddy DeMann, Don
Dempsey, Ed Eckstine, "E.T.",
Matt & Diane Forger, David
Foster, Humberto & Deborah
Gatica, Bernie Grundman,
Nelson Hayes, Jerry & Cindy
Hey, Cecil Holmes, James &
Debbie Ingram, Janet Jackson,
Joseph Jackson, LaToya
Jackson, Paul & Lily Jackson,
Louis & Val Johnson, Peggy
Lipton Jones (P.Y.T.) & Co.,
Quincy Jones Productions,
Donn Landee, Andy Leeds,
Marie & Steve "Veets"
Lukather, Judy & George "Be
Natural" Martin & Co., Paul &
Linda McCartney & Co., Grace
McGee, Ndugu, Oceanway
Studio, David paich, Greg &
Carla Phillinganes, Jeff Porcaro,
Steve & Rosanna Porcaro,
Vincent "THE RAPPER" Price,
Madeline Randolph, Steven
Ray, Seth Riggs, Bonnie Sachs,
Steve Shrimpton, Steven "Carl"
Spielberg, Sunset Sound Studio,
Bruce & Bea Swedien, Rod &
"Dodo" Temperton, Ted
Templeman, Ediie & Valerie
Van Halen, Lenny Warnicker,
The Waters, Ron Weisner, Dave
C. & The Westlake Gang, David
Williams, Walter Yetnikoff.
And if we have overlooked
anyone involved with this
project, please accept our
apologies, we have not
overlooked you in our hearts.

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.
Edie 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

Not to be confused with the Michael Jackson - Thriller that has BIEM/STEMRA also but was distributed to France. It has "Distribué en France par CBS Disques" on back cover.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): EPC 85930-1 AL 38112
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): EPC 85930-2 BL 38112
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped, etched, variant 1): NL PAL 38112-HOL 01-85930-1A-1 C
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  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped, etched, variant 9): NL 01-85930-4A-1 PAL 38112-HOL C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped, etched, variant 9): NL 01-85930-3B-I PBL 38112-HOL D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped, etched, variant 10): NL 01-85930-4A-1 PAL 38112-HOL C
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  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped, etched, variant 16): NL 01-85930-4B-1 PBL 38112-HOL C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped, etched, variant 17): NL 01-85930-3A-1 PAL 38112-HOL A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped, etched, variant 17): NL 01-85930-2B-1 PBL 38112-HOL B
  • Rights Society (Boxed): BIEM/STEMRA
  • Label Code: LC 0199
  • Label Code (On labels): LC -0199
  • Price Code: CB 281
  • Price Code (Circled): 58
  • Matrix / Runout (Cat# on inner sleeve): 85930
  • Matrix / Runout (Legacy cat# on labels): QE 38112

Other Versions (5 of 565) 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
EK 38112 Michael Jackson Thriller(CD, Album) Epic EK 38112 US Unknown Sell This Version
25・8P-5137 Michael Jackson Thriller(CD, Album, Ltd, RE) Epic 25・8P-5137 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
CDKSF 2819 Michael Jackson Thriller(CD, Album) Epic CDKSF 2819 South Africa 1991 Sell This Version
EICP 1409 Michael Jackson Thriller(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, S/Edition) Epic EICP 1409 Japan 2010 Sell This Version

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MKiisak

MKiisak

August 13, 2017
edited 11 months ago
This pressing sounds fantastic. More powerful sounding than cd's I have heard.