Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Michael Jackson Newsletter

Thriller 25
Classic CoverGreetings Thriller fans!

Thriller 25, the special re-release of the world's biggest selling album of all time is almost upon us! The album will be available next Tuesday, February 12th.

Thriller is available as a two-disc edition in your choice of covers (either Michael in his white suit or Michael as a zombie). The first disc features the original tracks digitally remastered, new 2008 collaborations from Akon,, Fergie and Kanye West as well as "For All Time," a previously unreleased ballad from the original Thriller recording sessions. The second disc is a bonus DVD featuring digitally enhanced versions of the short films for "Beat It," "Billie Jean," and "Thriller". It also features Michael's legendary performance on Motown 25, when the world saw the moonwalk for the first time. You can pre-order from Amazon and get "Wanna Be Starting Something" 2008 featuring Akon and brand new vocals from Michael on iTunes.

Thanks to Clear Channel, you can hear the Thriller 25th Anniversary CD before it hits stores next week exclusively in the US. Simply go to While you are there, you can also check out Michael's videos, photos, and a preview of the brand new Thrillercast podcast series.

Thrillercast is a 40-episode Podcast series that will feature icons of music and screen, including hip-hop legends KRS-One & DMC, current superstars Nick Cannon, Chris Brown, choreographers Shane Sparks and Mia Michaels from the hit show "So You Think You Can Dance", turntablist DJ Spooky as well as many more special guests. Each guest sat down with us to discuss their experiences with Thriller, the various singles and videos, and its influence on them, both personally and professionally. Thrillercast launches February 12th, 2008 with an episode featuring DMC of Run DMC. They will be available on all podcast providers as well as directly via The series will be updated with a new episode each week throughout the year.

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