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Michael Jackson Beat It Single Cover

“Beat It” is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Michael Jackson. It was released in February 1983 as a third (out of seven) single from his sixth studio album, “Thriller”. “Beat It” was released with “Get on the Floor” on the B-side (“Burn This Disco Out” in the UK). The song was a commercial success, reaching #1 in the United States, Canada, New Zealand and on Eurochart Hot 100.

“Beat It” is a fusion of pop, rock, and R&B music, featuring a memorable guitar riff, driving rhythm, and catchy melody. The song’s lyrics talk about avoiding violence and promoting peace. The song’s iconic music video, which features Jackson dancing and performing with a group of street toughs, helped to popularize the concept of the music video and established Jackson as a trendsetter in the world of popular music.

Michael Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer who rose to prominence in the 1970s as a member of the Jackson 5. He went on to become one of the best-selling music artists of all time, earning the nickname “King of Pop”. Over the course of his career, Jackson had numerous hit songs, including “Thriller“, “Billie Jean“, and “Bad“. “Beat It” is considered one of Jackson’s classic songs and is often regarded as one of the best pop and rock songs of the 1980s.

Michael Jackson – Beat It – Lyrics