This Day in Music

Classic Albums Michael Jackson - Thriller



The worlds best selling album...ever! Worldwide sales stand at 47m +. Produced by Quincy Jones, released in December 1982, spent an unprecedented 37 weeks as US No.1albm, had a record 12 Grammy nominations - also a UK No.1 spending a total of 190 weeks on the UK chart.


Features Beat It, Billie Jean, Human Nature, Wanna Be Staring Something
“...slap-bass heavy production, Jackson’s voice sounds like he’s hiccuping on champagne.” Q
“The album that broke through MTV's unspoken racial barrier by cranking up the rock input and setting new standards for lavish expenditure and grand ambition on the pop video.” Mojo
“...the record is more than just a phenomenon. The other reason, of course, is that much of this is just simply great music.” AMG  
“Today I think his music still holds up. You can play Thriller at a party and people get excited”. John Legend.

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