Michael Jackson - Thriller
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Based on 6 reviews
1982 Ratings: #4 / 127
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1982 Ratings: #4
November 30, 1982 / Release Date
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Inglume
85
CAUSE THIS IS THRILLER
THRILLER NIGHT!! OOOOH

I bet I can still quote Vincent Price's Thriller outro line by line after all these years. I had a kid knock on my door once on who quoted the entire dialogue instead of just saying "trick-or-treat", an absolute legend. I gave him an entire candy box with his parents' permission.

Thriller, specifically the song, is a Halloween classic, and has been part of me and my brother's annual Halloween tradition ever since we could count our toes, ... read more
ThrowBackG
74
"Billie Jean is not my lover
Shes just a girl"

Oh boy.....that aged well...didn't it?
okcomputer12127
86
P.Y.T ( Pretty Young Thing) sounds wrong these days.
WhatTheFunk
96
In 1982, after the excellent "Off the Wall", MJ seeks to confirm. Always assisted by his faithful producer and friend Quincy Jones, the singer will publish the album which will become the best-selling record of all time. Michael Jackson is the creator of an album whose songs follow each other at a frantic pace and whose quality does not weaken until the last note. From "Wanna Be Startin Somethin" to "The Lady in My Life" through "Thriller", "Beat ... read more
Plats
94
What could I say that hasn't been said before about "Thriller"? It's a classic that changed the pop landscape forever! These songs are as catchy and danceable as they were back then and Quincy Jones' production is great. I love spotting things in the mix that I haven't the first or second time. It's not a perfect album, nor has it stood the test of time THAT well (you know what I mean). But in terms of enjoyability, it holds up tremendously.

Fav Tracks: Billie Jean, Wanna Be Startin' ... read more
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Track List

  1. Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
  2. Baby Be Mine
  3. The Girl Is Mine (with Paul McCartney)
  4. Thriller
  5. Beat It
  6. Billie Jean
  7. Human Nature
  8. P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
  9. The Lady in My Life 
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