Michael Jackson ‎– Thriller

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Label:
Epic ‎– EPC 504422 2, Epic ‎– 5044222000, Epic ‎– 504422 5, Epic ‎– 5044225003
Format:
CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered, Special Edition
Country:
Europe
Released:
2001
Genre:
Electronic, Funk / Soul, Non-Music, Pop
Style:
Interview, Promotional, Soul, Disco

Tracklist

1 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 CostaPerformer [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
6:03
2 Baby Be Mine
Arranged By [Horn Arrnangement] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Vocal, Rhythm And Synthesizer Arrangement] – Rod TempertonDrums – N'dugu Chancler*Guitar – David Williams (4)Keyboards, Synthesizer – Greg PhillinganesProgrammed By [Synthesizer Programming] – 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
3 The Girl Is Mine
Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangement] – David Paich, Quincy JonesArranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Synthesizer Arrangement] – David FosterArranged By [Vocal Arrangement] – Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesBass – Louis JohnsonConcertmaster – Jerry Vinci*Drums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Piano [Rhodes] – Greg PhillinganesGuitar – Dean Parks, Steve LukatherPiano – David PaichProgrammed By [Synthesizer Programming] – Steve PorcaroSynthesizer – David FosterVocals – Paul McCartneyWritten-By – Michael Jackson
3:42
4 Thriller
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Vocal, Rhythm And Synthesizer Arrangement] – Rod TempertonEffects – Bruce Cannon, Bruce SwedienGuitar – David Williams (4)Programmed By [Synthesizer Programming] – Anthony MarinelliRap – Vincent Price (2)Saxophone, Flute – Larry WilliamsSynthesizer – Brian Banks, Greg Phillinganes, Rod TempertonTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyWritten-By – Rod Temperton
5:57
5 Beat It
Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangement] – Michael Jackson, Quincy JonesArranged By [Vocal Arrangement] – Michael JacksonDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Piano [Rhodes], Synthesizer – Greg PhillinganesGuitar – Paul Jackson*Guitar [Solo] – Eddie Van HalenGuitar, Electric Bass – Steve LukatherKeyboards – Bill WolferPercussion [Drum Case Beater] – Michael JacksonRecorded By [Eddie Van Halen's Solo] – Donn LandeeSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Tom BahlerSynthesizer [Synergy] – Greg SmithSynthesizer, Programmed By [Synthesizer Programming] – Steve PorcaroWritten-By – Michael Jackson
4:17
6 Billie Jean
Arranged By [String Arrangements] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Vocal, Rhythm And Synthesizer Arrangement] – Michael JacksonBass – Louis JohnsonConductor [Strings] – Jeremy LubbockDrums – N'dugu Chancler*Electric Piano [Rhodes], Synthesizer – Greg PhillinganesGuitar – David Williams (4)Synthesizer – Greg SmithSynthesizer [Emulator] – Michael BoddickerSynthesizer, Programmed By [Synthesizer Programming] – Bill WolferWritten-By – Michael Jackson
4:53
7 Human Nature
Arranged By – David Paich, Steve Lukather, Steve PorcaroDrums – Jeff PorcaroGuitar – Steve LukatherPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaSynthesizer – David PaichSynthesizer [Emulator] – Michael BoddickerSynthesizer, Programmed By [Synthesizer Programming] – Steve PorcaroWritten-By – John Bettis, Steve Porcaro
4:05
8 P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
Arranged By – James Ingram, Quincy JonesBacking Vocals [Additional Background Vocals] – Howard Hewitt*, James IngramDrums – N'dugu Chancler*Electric Bass – Louis JohnsonGuitar – Paul Jackson*Handclaps – Greg Phillinganes, James Ingram, Louis Johnson, Michael Jackson, Steven Ray (2)Keyboards [Portasound Keyboard] – James IngramSynthesizer, Programmed By [Synthesizer Programming] – Greg PhillinganesVocoder, Synthesizer [Emulator] – Michael BoddickerVoice [P.Y.T.'s] – Becky Lopez, Bunny Hull, Janet Jackson, LaToya Jackson*Written-By – James Ingram, Quincy Jones
3:58
9 The Lady In My Life
Bass – Louis JohnsonDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Piano [Rhodes] – Greg PhillinganesGuitar – Paul Jackson*Synthesizer – David Paich, Steve PorcaroSynthesizer [Emulator] – Michael BoddickerWritten-By, Arranged By – Rod Temperton
4:58
Special Edition Bonus Material
10 Quincy Jones Interview Part I 2:18
11 Someone In The Dark
Lyrics By – Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman*Music By – Rod Temperton
4:48
12 Quincy Jones Interview Part II 2:04
13 Billie Jean (Home Demo From 1981)
Written-By – Michael Jackson
2:20
14 Quincy Jones Interview Part III 3:10
15 Rod Temperton Interview Part I 4:02
16 Quincy Jones Interview Part IV 1:32
17 Voice Over Session From "Thriller"
Voice [Spoken By] – Michael Jackson, Vincent Price (2)
2:52
18 Rod Temperton Interview Part II 1:56
19 Quincy Jones Interview Part V 2:01
20 Carousel
Written-By – D. Freeman*, M. Sembello*
1:49
21 Quincy Jones Interview Part VI 1:17

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Credits

Notes

Black disc surface

Original album
Produced for Quincy Jones Productions. Recorded and mixed using the Acusonic Recording Process.
Additional sound sources recorded at Ocean Way Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA.
Recorded at Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA.
Album recording began with the first sessions at Westlake Studios in Los Angeles with Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney recording "The Girl Is Mine" at 12:00 noon on Wednesday April 14, 1982 and concluded witht the last day of mixing the album on Monday November 8, 1982.
Originally mastered on Thursday, November 11, 1982.

The original album was released Tuesday, November 30, 1982 by Epic Records (38112).

The Quincy Jones interview:
Part I: About "Someone In The Dark".
Part II: About production, and several tracks on the album.
Part III: About the album and music videos.
Part IV: About how they got Vincent Price to appear on "Thriller".
Part V: About "Carousel"
Part VI: Final thoughts on the album.

The Rod Temperton interview:
Part I: About how they got Vincent Price to appear on "Thriller".
Part II: About "Carousel".

The voice over session from "Thriller" also includes Vincent Price reading a previously unreleased second verse.

© 1982, 2001 MJJ Productions Inc./ ℗ 1982, 2001 MJJ Productions Inc./
Made in the EU.

Tracks 1, 3, 5, 6: © 1982 Mijac Music (BMI) All rights on behalf of Mijac Music administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI).
Tracks 2, 4, 9: © 1982 Rodsongs (ASCAP). All rights for Rodsongs controlled and administered by Almo Music Corp. (ASCAP).
Track 7: © 1982 Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP) / WB Music Corp. (ASCAP), John Bettis Music (ASCAP). All rights on behalf of Sony/ATV Tunes LLC administered by Sony/ATV Publishing. All rights on behalf of WB Music Corp. and John Bettis Music administered by WB Music Corp. (ASCAP).
Track 8: © 1982 Eiseman Music Co. Inc. (BMI), Hen-Al Music (BMI), Kings Road Music (BMI)/Yellowbrick Road Music (ASCAP). All rights on behalf of Yellowbrick Road Music administered by WB Music Corp. (ASCAP).
Track 11: Published by WB Music Corp. on behalf of Threesome Music (ASCAP)/Rodsongs (ASCAP) controlled and administered by Almo Music Corp.
Track 13: Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. on behalf of Mijac Music (BMI).
Track 20: Published by WB Music Corp. on behalf obo itself and Gravity Coat Music (ASCAP)/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. obo itself and Haymaker Music (BMI).

Catalog number printed EPC 504422 2 on the back sleeve and spine, 5044222000 in the booklet and on the backsleeve and 504422 5 & 5044225003 on the disc only.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 5 099750 442227
  • Label Code: LC 00199
  • Rights Society: GEMA BIEM
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 94Y4

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