Thriller is the sixth studio album by American singer Michael Jackson , released on November 30, by Epic Records. Reunited with Off the Wall producer Quincy Jones , Jackson was inspired to create an album where "every song was a killer". With the ongoing backlash against disco , Jackson moved in a new musical direction, incorporating pop , post-disco , rock and funk. The album features a single guest appearance, with Paul McCartney becoming the first artist to be featured on Jackson's albums. Pretty Young Thing ", and " Thriller ", all reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot chart, setting the record for the most top 10 singles from an album , with "Beat It" and "Billie Jean" reaching number one. Following Jackson's performance of "Billie Jean" in Motown Yesterday, Today, Forever , where he debuted his signature moonwalk dance, the sales of the album significantly increased, selling one million copies worldwide per week. The "Thriller" music video was premiered to great anticipation in December and played regularly on MTV , which also increased the sales of the album. It spent a record 37 weeks at number one on the Billboard , from February 26, to April 14, With 32 million copies sold worldwide by the end of , Thriller became the best-selling album of all time. It was the best-selling album worldwide of , and was also the first album to become the best-selling in the United States for two years, in and
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II. Example of a Thriller
Thriller author Patrick Oster was a reporter in Berlin when the wall came down 25 years ago. What prompted you to pick the fall of the Berlin Wall as the backdrop for your thriller? With Thriller , we took songs and whittled them down to nine. He believed American audiences were ready for a thriller set in Africa. His detective novels contain none of the twists that strain credulity so often relied upon by thriller novelists. After the baseball news and a fair start in the thriller , he indulged further in past grievances.
A thriller is a genre of literature, film, and television whose primary feature is that it induces strong feelings of excitement, anxiety, tension, suspense, fear, and other similar emotions in its readers or viewers—in other words, media that thrills the audience. The woman crept down the hall in the dark, holding baseball bat above her head, her arms shaking, lungs begging for air as she tried not to breath. She was almost at the doorway. She threw open door, and swung the bat with all of the force in her being—. The short passage above is a small part of a thriller—it builds tension and suspense in both the audience and for the main character, drawing the audience in to find out what happens—one way or another, whether the woman is crazy or sane, the outcome promises to be exciting. There are a seemingly endless number of types of thrillers, as they can be combined with nearly any type of conflict to produce emotions that thrill the audience. Below are the most prevalent types of thrillers:.