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25th anniversary of 'Thriller' planned

  |   Nov. 30, 2007 at 2:52 PM
NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Epic Records/Legacy Recordings announced plans to release a 25th anniversary edition of Michael Jackson's monster hit album, "Thriller."

The new, deluxe version of the award-winning album is set to hit U.S. stores on Feb. 12 and will feature new and previously unreleased bonus tracks, including remixes by Akon, will.i.am and Kanye West.

Showcasing classic songs like "Beat It," "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin," "Thriller" and "Billie Jean," the new package will also include a bonus DVD, featuring digitally restored music videos.

The album will go on sale worldwide the week of Feb. 11.

Legacy Recordings said the 25th anniversary "Thriller" celebration will kick off in December with the release of a new single.

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