WIN a copy of Thriller 25th Anniversary Edition on XM Radio
Contest Begins – February 12, 2008 6AM ET & Ends February 22, 2008 11:59:59PM ET
XM’s The ’80s on 8 is celebrating the release of the 25th anniversary of Thriller by giving you a chance to win a copy of the brand-new Thriller 25th Anniversary Edition.
Michael Jackson’s music still inspires and thumps that thing in your
brain that says, "This is tasty, and I can dance to it." Without him
there may not have been a Justin Timberlake or a slew of others that
either sample him or blatantly recreate MJ’s flavor and claim it for
Pop music’s biggest year was 1983 and Thriller was the
biggest album of all time. Listen to Rick, Kandy, and Jo Jo on The ’80s
– XM 8 to find out when to get your copy beginning Monday, 2/11.
In honor of 25th anniversary of Thriller, The ’80s – XM 8 is giving away 50 copies of Thriller 25th Anniversary Edition.
New tracks include "Beat It" with the inclusion of Fergie and the Kanye
West remixes of "Billie Jean." You’ll also find the unreleased ballad
"For All Time" from the original Thriller sessions.
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The ’80s – XM 8 will play tracks off the CD. Listeners will be
instructed to call 1-866-267-0348 whenever they hear a track from Thriller. Each day of the competition, five winners will be selected at random.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. See official rules
for complete details. Must be legal US resident 18 or older at time of
entry. Ends February 22, 2008. Void where prohibited.
During March, XM celebrates the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s Thriller on XM Thriller channel 63. You’ll hear:
- Tracks from Thriller 25, the special 25th anniversary re-issue of the greatest-selling album of all time
- Other classic Michael Jackson and Jackson 5 tracks
- Thriller producer Quincy Jones’ personal insights into the making of the epic album
which cemented his reputation as the top ’80s pop musician. About 104
million copies of the album have sold worldwide…so far.
Groundbreaking MTV videos for the album’s title track, "Beat It," and
"Billie Jean" were a big part of the record’s success. Seven of Thriller’s nine tracks entered the top ten, and the album remained at number one for 37 weeks in a row.
Multi-talented artist and producer Quincy Jones worked with Michael Jackson to craft the songs that make up Thriller. Jones will be executive advisor for XM Thriller.