Michael Jackson - Thriller
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1982 Ratings: #1 / 169
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1982 Ratings: #1
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This was a record that had something for everybody, building on the basic blueprint of Off the Wall by adding harder funk, hard rock, softer ballads, and smoother soul -- expanding the approach to have something for every audience.


Clearly, michael jackson - thriller contains some sort of magical mojo that turns even the most disgraceful of God's creatures into proselytizers of His greatest work.

Slant Magazine

No album, movie, or book should ever have to live up to the expectations attached to the label “biggest selling of all time.” Luckily for Michael Jackson’s Thriller, that moment has passed.

Entertainment Weekly

From the urgent funk of opener ”Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin”’ and sweet synth stutter of ”P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)” to the iconic rock stomp of ”Beat It,” Thriller offers pure, transporting euphoria in pop form.

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.


Tomorrow night will be spooky, and that's because Craigold and his clown crew are going out on the town, and getting ourselves some candy. But back in September I astral projected myself so far into the future that I was able to see visions of what will happen tomorrow, and here is the story, from the future.

My group consists of my friends Alan, Diana, Emmett, and José. Alan was dressed as Sauron from The Lord of The Rings, Diana wore a boat around her waist, wielded a cutlass in her ... read more


fuck you fantano, this shit amazing!

Are any of us really surprised that this is as amazing as it is? Not only is this the biggest selling album of all time, but this thing is stacked with banger after motherfucking banger! The mere fact that 6 out of the 9 tracks on here are tracks that are near and dear to my heart is something that very few albums can have bragging rights to. MJ fucking kills everything on this album, even on the tracks that I wasn't familiar with in the past. This is him ... read more


Happy birthday to @ThePurpleIdiot!

Michael Jackson is a legend. I mean, who else would manage to have a majority of songs on one album go number one on the charts, as well as having the highest-selling album of all time, selling over 70 million copies? Nobody else, that’s who.

In the early 80’s, disco was one of the most hated genres at the time, so Michael Jackson had to go in a new musical direction where he used pop, rock, R&B, and funk sounds, with a tiny dash of ... read more


"P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)" You motherfuckers were blind he was showing his sick fantasies out in plain sight


That nig** gave us "Billie Jean," you say he touched those kids? - Kendrick Lamar, Mortal Man


Underestimated to the max, only being ultra-recognized detracts from the fact that it is a great album and that it marked the 80s without a doubt.

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Added on: April 3, 2013