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    Fri, 30 Nov 2007 17:00:50

    'Thriller' Turns 25, Earns Rerelease - Extensive reissue due out in February

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    Kanye West, will.i.am and Akon have all signed on for the 25th Anniversary Edition of Thriller, a CD/DVD reissue that's due out on February 12. Michael Jackson's career-defining disc came out 25 years ago today and was certified 27x platinum in 2005. (Yes, that's 27 million copies.) Epic/Legacy's expanded version includes unreleased tracks, rarities, and music videos from a demo version of "Billie Jean" to non-album tracks like "Someone in the Dark" and "Carousel."

    As for new jams, West remixed "Billie Jean" and will.i.am tweaked "P.Y.T." and "The Girl Is Mine." The latter also collaborated with Akon on an updated version of "Wanna Be Startin' Something."

    Thriller - 25th Anniversary Edition:

    CD:

    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
    10. Someone in the Dark
    11. Billie Jean (demo)
    12. Carousel
    13. The Girl Is Mine 2008 with will.i.am remix
    14. P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) 2008 with Michael Jackson and will.i.am
    15. Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' 2008 with Michael Jackson, will.i.am, and Akon
    16. Billie Jean 2008 with Kanye West remix
    17. For All Time (previously unreleased)

    DVD:

    1. Thriller (music video)
    2. Beat It (music video)
    3. Billie Jean (music video)
    4. Billie Jean (from "Motown 25: Yesterday, Today and Forever")

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    11.30.07



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