Beat It free piano sheet music by Michael Jackson
About the song
"Beat It" is a song written by Michael Jackson, and composed Quincy Jones (with co-production by Jackson), from the album "Thriller"- 1982.
"Beat It" was released on February 3, 1983 and won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year and Best Male Rock Vocal Performance, as well as two American Music Awards. As well as many other songs and hits written and sang by Michael Jackson, "Beat It" has an important story behind it, won a lot of prizes and is loved by people from the entire world.
This is one of the most "alive" songs of Jackson's, full of energy and motivation.
Michael said about it that "I wanted to write a song, the type of song that I would buy if I were to buy a rock song... That is how I approached it and I wanted the children to really enjoy it - the school children as well as the college students.";
and that's why "Beat It" has rock elements in it and is also notable for its guitar solo, a guest performance by Eddie Van Halen.
The music video is composed mainly from the "mass choreography" of synchronized dancers, a Jackson trademark, which remained an important image also after Michael Jackson's death, when people all over the world danced and sang "Beat It" as a national movement.
"Beat It" was a different song from what Jackson's gave us before, also as music type, dance and theme, the lyrics being about life on the streets and gang fighting and killings, that the artist didn't approach until this song.
This music video is among the different ones also, mainly because the icon dance, just like the "moon walking", that remained something that contributed to Michael Jackson's image over the years, and almost anyone could recognize the "Beat it" dance nowadays.
Below, is the beloved free piano sheet of Beat It by the famous Michael Jackson. Praise and enjoy it as it deservers.
|Producers:||Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson (co-producer)|
|Released:||3 February 1983|
|Genres:||Hard rock, dance-rock|