The iconic album “Thriller” by Michael Jackson, released in 1982, was produced by Quincy Jones. This collaboration marked their second project together, following the successful “Off the Wall” album in 1979. Quincy Jones, an accomplished producer and musician, was instrumental in crafting the unique sound and genre-blending elements that made “Thriller” a revolutionary work in music history. Jones and Jackson worked tirelessly to create an album that would have a broad appeal while still staying true to Jackson’s artistic vision.
Their successful collaboration produced seven hit singles, including timeless classics such as “Beat It,” “Billie Jean,” “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’,” and the eponymous “Thriller”. Jones’ production expertise coupled with Jackson’s unmatched talent made the album a monumental success, selling over 66 million copies worldwide to date. It remains the best-selling album of all time, solidifying both Michael Jackson’s and Quincy Jones’ legacies in the annals of music history.