Thriller is back, and it’s still a benchmark

Michael Jackson / Thriller: 25th Anniversary Edition

Four stars
This reissue lets fans marvel again at Michael Jackson’s incredible, masterful singing, with the peerless Quincy Jones in the control room. And no track holds up better or impresses more than “Billie Jean,” which continues to rank as one of the greatest pop songs ever.

Press Release: Thriller25 is America’s #2 Best Selling Album this Week

Thriller 25 — the newly-expanded deluxe 25th anniversary edition of Michael Jackson’s Thriller, the world’s best-selling album of all-time — is America’s #2 Top-Selling Album this week, more than a quarter century after the album’s original release. Already shaping up as one of the hottest albums of 2008, Thriller 25 has rocketed into the Top 5 (or better) in a variety of territories across the planet following its worldwide release the week of February 11.