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Michael Jackson - Beat It / Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' Album

Michael Jackson - Beat It / Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' Album

Performer: Michael Jackson
Title: Beat It / Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
Style: Breakbeat, House, Techno
Released: 1992
Cat#: XPR 1827
Country: UK
Label: Epic
Size MP3 version: 2376 mb
Size FLAC version: 1002 mb
Size WMA version: 1078 mb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 217
Genre: Electronic

Michael Jackson - Beat It / Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' Album


1Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' (Brothers In Rhythm House Mix)
Remix, Producer [Additional Production] – Brothers In RhythmWritten-By – Michael Jackson
2Beat It (Moby's Sub Mix)
Producer [Additional Production], Remix, Edited By – MobyWritten-By, Composed By – Michael Jackson


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
34-03759Michael Jackson Beat It / Get On The Floor ‎(7", Single, Styrene, Pit)Epic34-03759US1983
34-03759Michael Jackson Beat It ‎(7", Single, Promo, Styrene)Epic34-03759US1983
EPC A 3184Michael Jackson Beat It ‎(7")EpicEPC A 3184Italy1983
55-03759Michael Jackson Beat It / Get On The Floor ‎(7", RE, Styrene, Pit)Epic55-03759US1983
CS-10003, ZSS169232Michael Jackson Beat It ‎(7", Single)CBS, CBSCS-10003, ZSS169232Philippines1983


  • ProducerQuincy Jones


12" Promo Not For Sale.

Side A: Special version adapted from the Epic, CD,MC,LP "Thriller".
This track is also available on Epic 7"/Cassette Single 658360 7.

Side B: Special version adapted from the Epic, CD,MC,LP "Thriller".
This track is also available on Epic CD Single 658360 2.


  • Matrix / Runout (Label side-A): XPR 1827 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side-B): XPR 1827 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A-side etched): XPR 1827 A¹‭ DAMONT A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B-side etched): XPR 1827 B¹‭ I DAMONT A
  • Rights Society: MCPS/BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 0199


  • Record Company – Sony Music Entertainment
  • Produced For – Quincy Jones Productions
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – MJJ Productions Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – MJJ Productions Inc.
  • Made By – MJJ Productions Inc.
  • Pressed By – Damont
  • Published By – Warner/Chappell Music Ltd.


Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' Immortal Version. Исполнитель: Michael Jackson. Чтобы добавлять треки в плейлисты, нужно авторизоваться. Создать плейлист. Скопировать ссылку. Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'Live at the Yokohama Stadium, Japan 1987. Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson - Thriller - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' He really is the King Of Pop Lyrics: Chorus: I said you wanna be startin' somethin' You got to Be Startin' Somethin' - Michael Jackson. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' is a song by American singer Michael Jackson recorded for his sixth studio album Thriller 1982. It is the opening track of the album and was released as its fourth single on May 8, 1983 by Epic Records. It was written by Jackson and produced by Jackson and Quincy Jones. The lyrics pertain to strangers spreading rumors to start an argument for no good reason. Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' evokes the disco sound of Jackson's previous studio album, Off the Wall, released. Songs in album Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin', Beat It 1984. Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' Long Version Unavailable. Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' Instrumental Version Unavailable. Michael Jackson - Beat It Unavailable. Wanna Be Startin' Something is one of Michael Jackson's songs in the albums, Thriller and HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I. It was released on May 8, 1983 and recorded in 1982. This song was written by Michael Jackson and produced by Quincy Jones with co-production by Michael Jackson. The lyrics in this song pertain to strangers spreading rumors to start an argument for no good reason. Текст песни: They told him dont you ever come around here Dont wanna see your face, you better disappear The fires in their eyes and their words are really clear So beat it, just beat UPC code on the album cover contained seven digits that were rumored to be Jackson's telephone number. People with that number in many different area codes got swamped with annoying calls. In 2008 Jackson re-recorded this song with Akon as Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' 08. It was his first entry on the Hot 100 since One More Chance peaked at 83 in 2003. Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' is a 1983 single released from Michael Jackson's multi-platinum selling 1982 album Thriller. It was the first track on the album, and the fourth song released as a single, following The Girl Is Mine, Billie Jean, and Beat It. The song was originally written in 1979 and intended for his Off the Wall album but was not recorded until the sessions for Thriller in 1982. At six minutes and three seconds, Wanna Be Startin Somethin' is also the longest song on Thriller, ushering in the album in a read more. Wanna Be Startin' Somethin', Beat It 12, Maxi. The album version was only extended with three small pieces of extra music, making this version 30 seconds longer than the album version and therefore and extended version. With its closing chant ma-ma-se, ma-ma-sa, ma-ma-kossa, the song has a clear reference to Manu Dibango's classic Soul Makossa. One of the most remarkable things about Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' is that it has enriched the Dutch dictionary. The aforementioned closing chant is often misheard as a Dutch phrase named Mama appelsap, meaning something lik


In 1992 alot of new remixes was commissioned by Sony of older Jacko tracks and on this one you two of the best ones in the pack along with Frankie Knuckles' timeless remix of 'Rock With You'.

Moby reforms "Beat It" into a hardcore / dub workout and Brothers In Rhythm make a cracking piano houser out of 'Wanna Be Startin Something'. Moby's remix of 'Beat It' starts with Eddie van Halen's guitar solo and then the intro stabs from the original rearranged along with a jacko chant. Then it kicks off proper with a chunky subby bass and some heavy drums. Halfway in track changes into some dub atmospherics and Moby strips the track down to the original bassline which is emphasised heavily and along with some delayed drums you hear jackos verse then it kicks back into hardcore with the van Halen guitar solo used as an interlude. Quite an original revamp this classic.

Brothers In Rhythm go for a traditionalist approach and just update and beef up 'Wanna Be Starting Something'. Track kicks along proper with a chunky beat and some vocal stabs and the funky guitar from the original and a piano is added and the original horns are worked right proper. A stunning and lovely rework of this