Michael Jackson’s hit, No. 1 on Apple Music in the United States

Halloween obliges, the song Thriller by Michael Jackson is back at the top of streaming listens. Nearly 40 years after its release, the title is first on Apple Music in the United States.

The zombies are out. In the midst of Halloween celebrations, Thriller, Michael Jackson’s hit released on November 2, 1983, rose to the top of Apple Music in the United States. It is also in 56th position on Spotify in the United States.

The title whose clip by John Landis, released in December 1983, revolutionized the genre, is the last single from the eponymous album released on November 30, 1982. “We had a lot of fun on this set. Look at the making of Thrillerit’s very close to reality”, delivered the director in 2018 to BFMTV.com.

The famous zombie dance was imagined by Michael Jackson, with choreographer Michael Peters.

Soon a documentary

Co-produced by Quincy Jones, the album is full of hits, such as Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’, Billie John, beat it, The Girl is mine... And Thrillercomposed by Rod Temperton.

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the best-selling album of all time, the estate of the artist and Sony Music Entertainment will produce a documentary interspersed with sequences and unpublished interviews.

A collector’s box including the original album and an additional disc composed of unreleased recordings is also due out on November 18. The bonus disc will consist of ten rarities and demos.

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