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- Posted on Oct 28th 2009 2:45PM by Ashley Iasimone
The Song: 'Thriller' (original version by Michael Jackson)
The Contestants: Michael Jackson vs. Imogen Heap
In This Corner -- Michael Jackson: With Halloween right around the corner, we'll undoubtedly be hearing the late King of Pop's chilling classic a lot this week. The 1982 song -- and its epic 14-minute dance-with-the-undead video -- became a signature for Jackson; the groove of its bassline, paired with Michaels killer vocals and sleek moves, produced a frighteningly great single.
Michael Jackson, 'Thriller'
In This Corner -- Imogen Heap: Being put up against a recording from the best-selling album of all time? No pressure. Still, covering the track for BBC Radio 2, the brave English singer makes the song spooky in her own way. The attitude and beat of Jackson's original version is replaced with soft vocals and some hauntingly pretty piano. With such a mesmerizing transformation, it's pretty easy to believe that "something evil's lurking in the dark."
Imogen Heap, 'Thriller'