This Is It

Song information

Authors: Michael Jackson, Paul Anka
Album title: This Is It
Year of release: 2009
Duration: 3:37
Song recording information:
  • Produced by Michael Jackson, John McClain and Mervyn Warren
  • Recording Engineer: Jon Nettlesbey
  • Recorded at Marvin's Room in Hollywood, CA
  • Mixed by Allen Sides
  • Assistant Engineer: Wesley Seidman
  • Mixed at Oceanway Studios
  • Mastered by Alan Yoshida
  • Mastered at Ocean Way Mastering
  • A&R Direction: John Doelp
  • Production Coordination: JoAnn Tominaga
  • Accounting Services: Martha Rindels
  • Lead Vocals: Michael Jackson
  • Background Vocals: The Jacksons
  • Vocal Arrangement: Mervyn Warren
  • Bass: Alvin Chea
  • Piano and Additional Keyboards: Michael Jackson
  • Additional Piano: Greg Phillinganes
  • Guitar: Paul Jackson, Jr.
  • Drum Programming: Jon Nettlesbey
  • Percussion: Raphael Padilla
Song released in albums:
Song type Album title, song's alt. title Duration Year of release
[K] Safire — I Wasn't Born Yesterday

I Never Heard

4:46 1991
Michael Jackson — This Is It 3:37 2009
[A] Michael Jackson — This Is It

This Is It (Orchestra Version)

4:55 2009
[I] Lex Vandyke — This Is It & Other Great Michael Jackson Songs 3:57 2009