Icon of Michael Jackson Splash will be re-released in an expanded version to celebrate its 40th anniversary on November 18 through Sony Music. The dual disc set will feature the original album as well as a second disc featuring “never-released tracks that Michael worked for”. Splash, by label. Details on the latter will be announced at a future date.
The 40th anniversary release will also be available in a limited edition vinyl and separate exclusive editions from Walmart and Target, while Jackson’s online store is stocking new merchandise with specials. Horror Movie 40 Logos.
Splash remains the best-selling and most influential album in music history, most recently certified for shipment of 34 million copies in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America. It broke a record 37 weeks at number one on the Billboard 200 and spawned three Hot 100 chart hits with its title track, “Beat It” and “Billie Jean.”
The album has been re-released twice before with bonus tracks in 2001 and 2008. Jackson died of a drug overdose in 2009.
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