Thriller (studio album) by Michael Jackson

Thriller by Michael Jackson
Year: 1982
Overall rank: 81st   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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82/100 (from 1,984 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Best album of 1982 (1st)
Award Top 10 albums of the 1980s (10th)
Award Top 100 albums of all time (81st)
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Thriller is ranked as the best album by Michael Jackson.

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82/100 (from 1,984 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 82.1/100, a mean average of 80.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 82.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 18.4.

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From 5 days ago
Immaculate Eighties Pop
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From 03/17/2022 18:47
Best Pop album ever
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From 01/11/2022 19:21
the best album ever
key tracks: beat it, billie jean
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From 01/09/2022 20:12
He certainly earned his tag as the King of Pop with this one. So many iconic songs on one album - Thriller, Billie Jean, Beat It. My personal favourite is Baby Be Mine.
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From 11/05/2021 19:54
The man made Thriller…

If you listen to this album, loudly, and don’t begin to dance…you might already be dead.

Love, love, love Human Nature (in addition to the usual hits on this record).

Hate, hate, hate The Girl is Mine
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From 11/03/2021 11:25
Hard to beat the king of pop at his best! The turn of Thriller, Beat It, and Billie Jean is one of the best in Pop history.
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From 09/24/2021 12:32
Muy buenos singles como Beat It, Billie Jean o Thriller, pero no veo un grandísimo álbum en conjunto. Esperaba más
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From 04/22/2021 17:35
the biggest of all time
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From 03/27/2021 10:57
Excellent album for its time. All tracks are solid.
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Best Albums of 1982
1. Thriller by Michael Jackson
2. The Number Of The Beast by Iron Maiden
3. The Dreaming by Kate Bush
4. Pornography by The Cure
5. Nebraska by Bruce Springsteen
6. 1999 by Prince
7. Avalon by Roxy Music
8. Rio by Duran Duran
9. The Nightfly by Donald Fagen
10. Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
11. New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) by Simple Minds
12. Combat Rock by The Clash
13. Imperial Bedroom by Elvis Costello And The Attractions
14. Big Science by Laurie Anderson
15. Bad Brains by Bad Brains
16. Peter Gabriel IV by Peter Gabriel
17. English Settlement by XTC
18. Hex Enduction Hour by The Fall
19. Screaming For Vengeance by Judas Priest
20. The Lexicon Of Love by ABC
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