Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ is his sixth studio album co-produced with Quincy Jones and released on November 30, 1982 by Epic Records.

Track Listing : 1.Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ (Michael Jackson) – 06:03 . 2.Baby Be Mine (Rod Temperton) – 04:20 . 3.The Girl Is Mine (Michael Jackson) – 03:42 . 4.Thriller (Rod Temperton) – 05:57 . 5.Beat It (Michael Jackson) – 04:18 . 6.Billie Jean (Michael Jackson) – 04:54 . 7.Human Nature (Steve Porcaro,John Bettis) – 04:06 . 8.P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) (James Ingram, Quincy Jones) – 03:59 . 9.The Lady In My Life (Rod Temperton) – 05:00

Musicians : Michael Jackson – Vocals, Drum Case Beater, Bathroom Stomp Board, Drum . Paul Mccartney – Vocals On (3) . Vincent Price – Voice-Over On (4) . Eddie Van Halen – Guitar Solo On (5) . Brian Banks – Keyboards . Michael Boddicker – Keyboards, Synthesizers . N’Dugu Chancler – Drums . Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion . David Foster – Keyboards, Synthesizers . Gary Grant – Trumpet And Flügelhorn . Jerry Hey – Trumpet And Flügelhorn . Paul Jackson – Guitar . Louis Johnson – Bass Guitar . Steve Lukather – Guitar, Bass Guitar . Anthony Marinelli – Synthesizer Programming . David Paich – Keyboards . Dean Parks – Guitar . Greg Phillinganes – Keyboards . Jeff Porcaro – Drums . Steve Porcaro – Keyboards, Synthesizers . Bill Reichenbach – Trombone . Chris Shepard- Vibraslap On (5) . Rod Temperton – Keyboards, Synthesizers . David Williams – Guitar . Larry Williams – Saxophone And Flute . Bill Wolfer – Keyboards, Synthesizers . La Toya Jackson – Background Vocals On (8) . Janet Jackson – Background Vocals On (8) . Greg Smith – Synthesizers

Production : Produced By Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones . Bruce Swedien – Recording Engineer, Mixer . Steve Bates – Assistant Engineer . Mark Ettel – Assistant Engineer . Matt Forger – Engineer . Bernie Grundman – Mastering . Gregg Jampol – Assistant Engineer . Donn Landee – Engineer . Stephen Saper – Engineer

Package : Mac James – Lettering . Valadé – Stylist . Dick Zimmerman – Photography

Recorded April 14 – November 8, 1982 At Westlake Recording Studios (West Hollywood, California).

Released On November 30, 1982 By Epic Records.

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The New-York Times
‘Thriller’ and the Lessons of the Mega-Super-Album They were musical populists and were building from the bottom up. What you can hear in their landmark albums most of all is the need to be heard. […]

Rolling Stone
The fiery conviction of Thriller offers hope that Michael is still a long way away from succumbing to the lures of Vegas. Thriller may not be Michael Jackson‘s 1999, but it’s a gorgeous, snappy step in the right direction. […]

BBC
A still-magnificent view from pop’s summit.It’s hard to believe now, but when Michael Jackson’s Thriller was released in the UK in time for Christmas 1982, there was an initial sense of misfire. In choosing the album’s most lacklustre track, The Girl Is Mine, as its lead single, the postcard delivered was mildly disappointing. […]

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