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The album thriller of Michael Jackson was released at the end of 1982, and on the occasion of its 40th anniversary the label sony music and the team in charge of the estate of the artist – who died in 2009 – are already preparing a documentary that will show the production process of the album that over the years became a classic of pop music.
The film is directed by Nelson George and will feature both interviews and previously unreleased footage that will take fans of Pop’s king in the concept that surrounded thriller and to the promotional stage, in which the creation of music videos of songs such as “BillieJean”, “Beat it” Y “thriller”described by Jackson himself as “mini-films”.
Additionally, on November 18, a special edition of thriller which will include tracks hitherto unknown but were written for the album. In a statement, director George reported: “The release of thriller redefined to Michael Jackson, taking him from teen star to adult superstar, who composed memorable songs, sang beautifully and achieved the highest level of performance on stage. The album and the videos it inspired created a new template for bringing music and image together. It has been a privilege to explore this extraordinary record and relive its magic.”
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