Thriller 25: Limited Japanese Single Collection

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Thriller 25: Limited Japanese Single Collection
Limited Edition
Box set by
ReleasedMarch 28, 2008 (Japan)
RecordedApril 14 – November 8, 1982
StudioWestlake Recording Studios
(West Hollywood, California)
Genre
LabelSony Music Distribution, Epic, Legacy, MJJ Productions
ProducerMichael Jackson, Quincy Jones
Michael Jackson chronology
Thriller 25
(2008)
Thriller 25: Limited Japanese Single Collection
(2008)
King of Pop
(2008)

Thriller 25: Limited Japanese Single Collection was a 25th anniversary limited Japanese edition box set released in 2008 for the American recording artist Michael Jackson's sixth studio album Thriller. The original album sold between 51 and 65 million copies worldwide, making it the world's best selling album of all time.[2]

Contents[edit]

The limited edition box-set contains a 14-track set of all seven CD singles that were released, with two tracks on each CD plus each disc having B-sides, the A-side being the main single taken from the Thriller album. Each CD is housed in a mini-LP replica cardboard sleeve with the original artwork including Sony inner sleeves and "vinyl look" discs, with the set housed in a glossy 5" picture box with a Japanese and English lyric booklet and gold "King Of Pop" obi strip).[2]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one: "The Girl Is Mine"
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."The Girl Is Mine" (with Paul McCartney)Michael Jackson3:41
2."Can't Get Outta the Rain"Jackson, Quincy Jones4:08
Disc two: "Billie Jean"
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Billie Jean"Jackson4:53
2."It's the Falling in Love"Carole Bayer Sager3:48
Disc three: "Beat It"
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Beat It"Jackson4:17
2."Get on the Floor" (B-Side Remix / Album Version #2)Jackson4:39
Disc four: "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" (New Edit / Edit Of The Album Version)Jackson4:17
2."Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" (7' Instrumental)Jackson4:17
Disc five: "Human Nature"
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Human Nature" (New Edit / Edit Of The Album Version)John Bettis, Steve Porcaro3:45
2."Baby Be Mine"Rod Temperton4:20
Disc six: "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)"
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)"James Ingram, Jones4:00
2."Workin' Day and Night (Live recording from the 1981 album The Jacksons Live!)" (Edited Version)Jackson4:26
Disc seven: "Thriller"
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Thriller" (Special Edit / European Single Version / 7' Edit)Temperton4:39
2."Things I Do for You (Live recording from the 1981 album The Jacksons Live!)" (Edited Version)Randy Jackson, Jackson3:38

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thriller (25th Anniversary Edition)". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 27, 2009.[dead link]
  2. ^ a b Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Michael Jackson - Thriller 25: Japanese Single Collection, Allmusic review. Retrieved October 24, 2018.