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The Resource Thriller 25 : the world's biggest selling album of all time, Michael Jackson

Thriller 25 : the world's biggest selling album of all time, Michael Jackson

Label
Thriller 25 : the world's biggest selling album of all time
Title
Thriller 25
Title remainder
the world's biggest selling album of all time
Statement of responsibility
Michael Jackson
Title variation
Thriller twenty-five
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Performer
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The album consists of two discs; disc one contains the original nine tracks from Thriller, five remixed Thriller tracks, a song originally recorded in the Thriller era called "For All Time", a voice over by Vincent Price, and included renditions by will.i.am, Fergie, Kanye West, and Akon, with single releases alongside the album.[114] Disc two is a DVD which contains the three music videos from "Thriller" and Jackson's performance of "Billie Jean" at Motown 25
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Awards note
  • Grammy Award for Best Video Album, 1984.
  • Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male, 1984.
  • Grammy Award for Best R & B Vocal Performance, Male, 1983.
  • Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Song, 1983.
  • Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording - Non-Classical, 1983.
  • Grammy Award for Record of the Year, 1983.
  • Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male, 1983.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-2009
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Jackson, Michael
Credits note
  • Original album produced by Quincy Jones ; co-produced by Michael Jackson ; engineered and mixed by Bruce Swedien
  • Engineer Audio mastering for CD: Tom Coyne at Sterling Sound, New York ; audio mastering for video ; Chris Athens at Sterling Sound, New York, NY. ; digital transfers and tape restoration: Digital Music Technologies, Burbank, Pengin Recording for Los Angeles, CA
Date time place
Principally recorded at Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, Calif
Form of composition
popular music
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Michael Jackson, vocals ; with accompanying musicians
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1993
  • 1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McCartney, Paul
  • Price, Vincent
  • Will. i.am
  • Akon
  • Fergie
  • West, Kanye
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Popular music
  • Popular music
  • Remixes
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Thriller 25 : the world's biggest selling album of all time, Michael Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Epic/Legacy: 88697220962 (set); 88697 17986 2 (discs)
  • The 1st-10th works originally issued on analog disc in 1982 (Epic EK 38112); includes seven bonus tracks, six previously unreleased, and bonus DVD
  • Compact disc accompanied by DVD
  • Booklet with lyrics in English ([24] p. : ports.) inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 videodisc (DVD : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Thriller
  • (5:58)
  • Beat it
  • (4:18)
  • Billie Jean
  • (4:53)
  • Human nature
  • (4:05)
  • P.Y.T. (Pretty young thing)
  • (3:59)
  • CD.
  • Lady in my life
  • (4:57)
  • Thriller voice-over session
  • (Vincent Price)
  • Previously unreleased tracks for 25th anniversary ed.
  • Girl is mine 2008
  • (with Will.i.am.)
  • (3:10)
  • P.Y.T. (Pretty young thing) 2008
  • (with Will.i.am.)
  • Wanna be startin' somethin'
  • (4:21)
  • Wanna be startin' somethin' 2008
  • (with Akon)
  • (4:14)
  • Beat it 2008
  • (with Fergie)
  • (4:11)
  • Billie Jean 2008
  • (Kanye West mix)
  • (4:35)
  • (6:03)
  • For all time
  • (unreleased track from original Thriller sessions)
  • (4:03)
  • Baby be mine
  • (4:20)
  • Girl is mine
  • (with Paul McCartney)
  • (3:42)
  • (the legendary performance from Motown 25 : yesterday, today, and forever)
  • (5:04)
  • DVD. The short films.
  • Billie Jean
  • (4:59)
  • Beat it
  • (4:57)
  • Thriller
  • (13:41)
  • Billie Jean
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
25th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2010616005
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 886972334127
  • 886971798623
  • 886972209623
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • 88697220962
  • 88697 17986 2
  • EK 38112
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)206439460
  • (OCoLC)ocn206439460
  • 870226
System details
DVD
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Thriller 25 : the world's biggest selling album of all time, Michael Jackson
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Epic/Legacy: 88697220962 (set); 88697 17986 2 (discs)
  • The 1st-10th works originally issued on analog disc in 1982 (Epic EK 38112); includes seven bonus tracks, six previously unreleased, and bonus DVD
  • Compact disc accompanied by DVD
  • Booklet with lyrics in English ([24] p. : ports.) inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 videodisc (DVD : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Thriller
  • (5:58)
  • Beat it
  • (4:18)
  • Billie Jean
  • (4:53)
  • Human nature
  • (4:05)
  • P.Y.T. (Pretty young thing)
  • (3:59)
  • CD.
  • Lady in my life
  • (4:57)
  • Thriller voice-over session
  • (Vincent Price)
  • Previously unreleased tracks for 25th anniversary ed.
  • Girl is mine 2008
  • (with Will.i.am.)
  • (3:10)
  • P.Y.T. (Pretty young thing) 2008
  • (with Will.i.am.)
  • Wanna be startin' somethin'
  • (4:21)
  • Wanna be startin' somethin' 2008
  • (with Akon)
  • (4:14)
  • Beat it 2008
  • (with Fergie)
  • (4:11)
  • Billie Jean 2008
  • (Kanye West mix)
  • (4:35)
  • (6:03)
  • For all time
  • (unreleased track from original Thriller sessions)
  • (4:03)
  • Baby be mine
  • (4:20)
  • Girl is mine
  • (with Paul McCartney)
  • (3:42)
  • (the legendary performance from Motown 25 : yesterday, today, and forever)
  • (5:04)
  • DVD. The short films.
  • Billie Jean
  • (4:59)
  • Beat it
  • (4:57)
  • Thriller
  • (13:41)
  • Billie Jean
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
25th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2010616005
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 886972334127
  • 886971798623
  • 886972209623
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • 88697220962
  • 88697 17986 2
  • EK 38112
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)206439460
  • (OCoLC)ocn206439460
  • 870226
System details
DVD
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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