Immortal
Immortal

This album is the soundtrack for Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour by Cirque du Soleil and we want to acknowledge and thank the creative team involved in bringing the show to life: Artistic Guides: Guy Laliberte/Gilles Ste-Croix, Executive Producers for MJJ Estates: John Branca/John McClain, Director of Creation: Chantal Tremblay, Writer and Director: Jamie King, Musical Designer: Kevin Antunes, Musical Director: Greg Phillinganes, Set Designer: Mark Fisher, Props and Scenic Designer: Michael Curry, Costume Designer: Zaldy Goco, Acrobatic Designer: Germain Guillemot, Acrobatic Equipment and Rigging Designer: Scott Osgood, Projection and Video Content Designer: Olivier Goulet, Lighting Designer: Martin Labrecque, Sound Designer: Francois Desjardins, Make-up Designer: Florence Cornet, Associate Show Director: Carla Kama, Production Manager: Matthieu Gourd, Executive Producer: Stephane Mongeau, Choreographers: Travis Payne, Rich & Tone Talauega, Debra Brown, Napoleon & Tabitha Dumo, Jamal Sims, Daniel Cloud Campos & Tamara Levinson, Mandy Moore. We also wish to thank Daniel Lamarre and everyone at Cirque du Soleil for welcoming us into the Cirque family.

There are elements from over 70 different recordings that have been used to create this album and it would be impossible for us to provide all of the individual credits for each master in the space available so we also want to acknowledge and thank all of the engineers, mixers, musicians, singers and other colleagues whose talents contributed to the creation of all of the original masters.

Special thanks to L.A. Reid and the entire Epic Records team.

Special thanks to John Doelp for all of his time and expertise devoted to this project.

Special thanks to Howard Weitzman, Joel Katz, Karen Langford and the entire Team MJ for their support and hard work.

And to all of Michael’s fans around the world, we say thank you for your L.O.V.E., loyalty and endless support for Michael’s legacy.

—The Estate

MICHAEL JACKSON – THE IMMORTAL ALBUM

Re-Designed, Re-Arranged, and Re-Mixed by Kevin Antunes

Digital Audio Programmer: Glenn Erwin

Turntablist/Programmer: Eric Jao aka DJ Enferno on “Dancing Machine” and “Immortal Megamix”

Recorded by Jed Lieber at Nightbird Studios, Los Angeles, CA

Recorded by René Aubé at Studio Piccolo Inc., Montreal, Quebec

Assistant Engineer: Manuel Marie

Recorded by Troy Germano at Germano Studios, New York, NY

Assistant Engineer: Juliette Amoroso

Assistant Engineer: Kevin Porter, Quad Studios, New York, NY

Mastered by Brian “Big Bass” Gardner at Bernie Grundman Mastering

Keyboards, Drum Programming, Synth Bass, Voice Over for “The Book of Tales”: Kevin Antunes

Guitar Solo in “Beat It” and “Dancing Machine”: Greg Howe

Guitar in “You Are Not Alone”: Wah Wah Watson

Cello Intro in “This Place Hotel” and Electric Cello Solo in “Beat It”: Tina Guo

Piano on “I’ll Be There”: Greg Phillinganes

A&R: John Doelp

Archivists: Al Quaglieri and Craig Johnson

Creative Direction: Sheri Lee

Art Direction: Kristin Lum

Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour storyboards – Used by permission of Cirque-Jackson I.P., LLC.

Original Master Recording Producers: Kevin Antunes, Bill Bottrell, Eddie Cascio, The Corporation (Berry Gordy, Alphonso Mizell, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards), Hal Davis, Theron “Neff-U” Feemster, David Foster, Berry Gordy, James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, The Jacksons (Jackie, Marlon, Michael, Randy, Tito), Rodney Jerkins, Quincy Jones, R. Kelly, Mel Larson, Terry Lewis, Jerry Marcellino, Curtis Anthony Nolen, Greg Phillinganes, James Porte, Teddy Riley, Bruce Swedien

*All Master Recordings courtesy of MJJ Productions/Epic Records by arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment except the following asterisked tracks: “I Want You Back,” “ABC,” “Rockin’ Robin,” “Goin’ Back To Indiana,” “I’ll Be There,” “Dancing Machine,” “The Love You Save,” and “Somebody’s Watching Me” Master Recording courtesy of Motown Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises

Management of the Estate of Michael Jackson: John Branca and John McClain

This album is dedicated to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, his children, Prince, Paris and Blanket, and his mother Katherine Jackson

1. Working Day and Night (Immortal Version)
2. The Immortal Intro (Immortal Version)
3. Childhood (Immortal Version)
4. Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ (Immortal Version)
5. Shake Your Body Down To The Ground (Immortal Version)
6. Dancing Machine/Blame It On The Boogie (Immortal Version)
7. Ben (Immortal Version)
8. This Place Hotel/Smooth Criminal/Dangerous (Immortal Version)
9. Smooth Criminal (Immortal Version)
10. Dangerous (Immortal Version)
11. The Mime Segment: I Like The Way/Speed Demon/Another Part Of Me (Immortal Version)
12. J5 Medley: I Want You Back/ABC/The Love You Save (Immortal Version)
13. Human Nature/Speechless (Immortal Version)
14. Is It Scary/Thriller/Ghost/Somebody’s Watching Me/Threatened (Immortal Version)
15. Thriller (Immortal Version)
16. You Are Not Alone/I Just Can’t Stop Loving You (Immortal Version)
17. Beat It/State of Shock (Immortal Version)
18. Jam (Immortal Version)
19. Earth Song/Planet Earth (Immortal Version)
20. Scream/Little Susie (Immortal Version)
21. Gone Too Soon (Immortal Version)
22. They Don’t Care About Us (Immortal Version)
23. Will You Be There (Immortal Version)
24. I’ll Be There (Immortal Version)
25. Immortal Megamix: Can You Feel It/Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough/Billie Jean/Black Or White (Immortal Version)
26. Man In The Mirror (Immortal Version)
27. Remember The Time/Bad (Immortal Version)
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