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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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
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
GP5
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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
Recorded by Bruce Swedien using the acusonic recording process at Ocean Way Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA and Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA ; mastered by Bernie Grundman, Thursday, November 11, 1982
Form of composition
rock music
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Michael Jackson ; with accompanying musicians
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1993
  • 1975-
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  • McCartney, Paul
  • Price, Vincent
  • Will.i.am
  • Akon
  • Fergie
  • West, Kanye
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  • Rock music
  • Rock music
  • Popular music
  • Popular music
  • Grammy Awards
Label
Thriller 25 : the world's biggest selling album of all time, Michael Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Zombie cover ed
  • Compact disc
  • Majority of songs written by Michael Jackson
Accompanying material
1 videodisc + 1 booklet ([24] pages : color illustrations ; 12 cm)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Human nature
  • P.Y.T. (pretty young thing)
  • The lady in my life
  • Thriller voice-over session
  • (Vincent Price)
  • The girl is mine 2008
  • (feat. Will.i.am.)
  • P.Y.T. (pretty young thing) 2008
  • (feat. Will.i.am.)
  • Wanna be startin' somethin' 2008
  • CD:
  • (feat. Akon)
  • Beat it 2008
  • (feat. Fergie)
  • Billie Jean 2008
  • (feat. Kanye West)
  • For all time : unreleased track from Thriller sessions
  • Wanna be startin' somethin'
  • Baby be mine
  • The girl is mine
  • (feat. Paul McCartney)
  • Thriller
  • Beat it
  • Billie Jean
  • DVD:
  • Billie Jean
  • Beat it
  • Thriller
  • Billie Jean (from Mowtown 25: yesterday today and forever)
Control code
738857
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Twenty-fifth anniversary edition.
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
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 886972209623
  • 886971798623
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 88697 22096 2
  • 88697 17986 2-D1
  • 88697 17986 2-D2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o206439460
  • (OCoLC)206439460
System details
DVD
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Thriller 25 : the world's biggest selling album of all time, Michael Jackson
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Zombie cover ed
  • Compact disc
  • Majority of songs written by Michael Jackson
Accompanying material
1 videodisc + 1 booklet ([24] pages : color illustrations ; 12 cm)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Human nature
  • P.Y.T. (pretty young thing)
  • The lady in my life
  • Thriller voice-over session
  • (Vincent Price)
  • The girl is mine 2008
  • (feat. Will.i.am.)
  • P.Y.T. (pretty young thing) 2008
  • (feat. Will.i.am.)
  • Wanna be startin' somethin' 2008
  • CD:
  • (feat. Akon)
  • Beat it 2008
  • (feat. Fergie)
  • Billie Jean 2008
  • (feat. Kanye West)
  • For all time : unreleased track from Thriller sessions
  • Wanna be startin' somethin'
  • Baby be mine
  • The girl is mine
  • (feat. Paul McCartney)
  • Thriller
  • Beat it
  • Billie Jean
  • DVD:
  • Billie Jean
  • Beat it
  • Thriller
  • Billie Jean (from Mowtown 25: yesterday today and forever)
Control code
738857
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Twenty-fifth anniversary edition.
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
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 886972209623
  • 886971798623
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 88697 22096 2
  • 88697 17986 2-D1
  • 88697 17986 2-D2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o206439460
  • (OCoLC)206439460
System details
DVD
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD

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