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Janet Jackson

Discussion in 'Comeback corner' started by Ordon, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. I like the wallpaper
     
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  2. I doubt she'd rock a look like that in her son's room.
     
  3. Well she was getting ready at home. Maybe she liked the lighting in the room.
     
  4. Is she in the Fish Room at Bluestone Manor?
     
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  5. Figured it's probably best to ask in this thread. For those that don't check the Charts & Rates Queue thread very often, I'm planning to run a discography rate for Janet in the near future. Here's the song list I have at the moment, pretty sure this is everything from 1986 through to 2018.

    Control (1986)

    1. Control
    2. Nasty
    3. What Have You Done for Me Lately
    4. You Can Be Mine
    5. The Pleasure Principle
    6. When I Think of You
    7. He Doesn’t Know I’m Alive
    8. Let’s Wait Awhile
    9. Funny How Time Flies (When You’re Having Fun)

    Rhythm Nation 1814 (1989)

    1. Rhythm Nation
    2. State of the World
    3. The Knowledge
    4. Miss You Much
    5. Love Will Never Do (Without You)
    6. Livin’ In A World (They Didn’t Make)
    7. Alright
    8. Escapade
    9. Black Cat
    10. Lonely
    11. Come Back to Me
    12. Someday Is Tonight

    janet. (1993)

    1. That’s the Way Love Goes
    2. You Want This
    3. If
    4. This Time
    5. Throb
    6. What’ll I Do
    7. Funky Big Band
    8. New Agenda
    9. Because of Love
    10. Again
    11. Where Are You Now
    12. The Body That Loves You
    13. Any Time, Any Place
    14. Whoops Now

    The Velvet Rope (1997)

    1. Velvet Rope (feat. Vanessa-Mae)
    2. You
    3. Got Til’ It’s Gone (feat. Q-Tip & Joni Mitchell)
    4. My Need
    5. Go Deep
    6. Free Xone
    7. Together Again
    8. Empty
    9. What About
    10. Every Time
    11. Tonight’s the Night
    12. I Get Lonely
    13. Rope Burn
    14. Anything
    15. Special
    16. Can’t Be Stopped
    17. God’s Stepchild

    All for You (2001)

    1. You Ain’t Right
    2. All for You
    3. Come On Get Up
    4. When We Oooo
    5. China Love
    6. Love Scene (Oooh Baby)
    7. Do You Mind
    8. Trust a Try
    9. Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You) (feat. Carly Simon)
    10. Truth
    11. Someone to Call My Lover
    12. Feels So Right
    13. Doesn’t Really Matter
    14. Better Days
    15. Who

    Damita Jo (2004)

    1. Damita Jo
    2. Sexhibition
    3. Strawberry Bounce
    4. My Baby (feat. Kanye West)
    5. Spending Time With You
    6. Island Life
    7. All Nite (Don’t Stop)
    8. R&B Junkie
    9. I Want You
    10. Like You Don’t Love Me
    11. Thinkin’ Bout My Ex
    12. Warmth
    13. Moist
    14. Truly
    15. SloLove
    16. Just a Little While
    17. I’m Here
    18. Put Your Hands On

    20 Y.O. (2006)

    1. So Excited (feat. Khia)
    2. Show Me
    3. Get It Out Me
    4. Do It 2 Me
    5. This Body
    6. With U
    7. Call on Me (feat. Nelly)
    8. Daybreak
    9. Enjoy
    10. Take Care
    11. Love 2 Love
    12. Roll Witchu
    13. Days Go By

    Discipline (2008)

    1. Feedback
    2. LUV
    3. Rollercoaster
    4. Rock With U
    5. 2nite
    6. Can’t B Good
    7. Never Letchu Go
    8. Greatest X
    9. So Much Betta
    10. The 1 (feat. Missy Elliott)
    11. What’s Ur Name
    12. Discipline
    13. Curtains
    14. Let Me Know

    Unbreakable (2015)

    1. Unbreakable
    2. BURNITUP! (feat. Missy Elliott)
    3. Dammn Baby
    4. The Great Forever
    5. Shoulda Known Better
    6. After You Fall
    7. Broken Hearts Heal
    8. Night
    9. No Sleeep (feat. J. Cole)
    10. Dream Maker / Euphoria
    11. 2 B Loved
    12. Take Me Away
    13. Lessons Learned
    14. Black Eagle
    15. Well Travelled
    16. Gon’ B Alright
    17. Promise of You
    18. Love U 4 Life

    B-Sides, Features, Extras, etc.

    Start Anew
    Diamonds (with Herb Alpert)
    The Skin Game
    You Need Me
    The Best Things In Life Are Free (with Luther Vandross)
    One More Chance
    70’s Love Groove
    And On And On
    Scream (with Michael Jackson)
    Runaway
    Twenty Fourplay
    Accept Me
    Ask for More
    What’s It Gonna Be? (with Busta Rhymes)
    Luv Me, Luv Me (with Shaggy)
    Girlfriend/Boyfriend (with Blackstreet, feat. Ja Rule and Eve)
    Feel It Boy (with Beenie Man)
    Don’t Worry (with Chingy)
    Make Me
    Nothing
    Made for Now (feat. Daddy Yankee)

    Now, I know the first two albums pre-Control aren't exactly popular, but would people like to rate them just for completion's sake?
     
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  6. I’d join the rate.

    The pre-control albums get no love from me. Maybe we could include the additional songs that were included on the bonus edition of Design of a Decade?
     
  7. I love reading rates but don't have the attention span to participate, especially with a discography as extensive as Janet's. Might I suggest including Could This Be Love in the extras section though, a lovely outtake from Damita Jo.

     
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  8. God yes!

    I think that's a comprehensive list but for "missing" songs I'd suggest:
    • Weekend - I guess this falls into a grey area since it was only streamable on Janet's website for a short time and never "officially" released
    • Making Love in the Rain by Herb Alpert has Janet's vocals on the pre-chorus and chorus, but with Lisa Keith as the lead
    • Maybe the Together Again remixes that use new vocals and melodies? They're quite different takes on the song
    I'm probably one of the pre-Control albums' biggest defenders so I would say yes to them being here, but I can appreciate that's another 18 songs for people to rate and for you to eliminate. Truth be told, even I wouldn't be putting most of those songs in the ranks of anything post-Control (except Discipline oop).
     
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  9. I just noticed Twenty Foreplay is available on Spotify.
    I feel like for a long time it wasn't.

    It's actually one of my favourite Janet songs. Mariah's Bliss has a similar vibe.
     
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  10. I'd also join the rate!
     
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  11. Is Jermaine Dupri the rapper on This Body? He's actually pretty good and the song kind of makes me want to twirl around a pole.

    Also, I think it's an interesting approach in talking about the male gaze and how people assume ownership of her body, especially after her body parts were weaponized against her post-Superbowl.
     
  12. Count me in for a Janet rate! What a discography.
     
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  13. I would definitely do a Janet rate, but I'd be more than happy to skip the pre-Control albums because they do nothing for me.

    Could we put The Beat of Black Wings on the extras list too?
     
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  14. I have never heard this song but damn, it should’ve been released as another bonus track. Sooo good.
     
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  15. RainOnFire

    RainOnFire Staff Member

    I'm so glad you're doing this!

    I wouldn't add the pre-Control albums because aside from the list being long already, we know they'd be kicked out in the beginning anyway.

    In terms of additions, I cosign @djmakemewet's picks. Making Love In the Rain (she's not as prominent on it as Diamonds but is still credited & it was released as a single), Weekend (this feels more "official" to me than a typical leaked outtake because it was available on her website), and the DJ Premier Remix & Jimmy Jam Deeper Edit of Together Again (new vocals/melodies/production, they're essentially different songs).
     
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  16. Noted! All 4 of those have been added to the song list and judging from the reactions, we’ll just skip the first two albums.
     
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  17. Oh this is going to be legendary. I'm so fucking excited. Thank you for this @nikkysan!
     
  18. The way her non-album features are among the best out of any other pop star. Can you say legendaric?

    I feel like Kaytranada's If remix should also make the cut @nikkysan
     
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  19. As much as I adore that remix, it doesn't feel different enough melody or structure-wise from the original (like the Together Again mixes) to warrant it's own spot.
     
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  20. How about this Love Me Just a Little Awhile Just Blaze remix?


    Or the infamous Ruff


    Ugh, I stan the Damita Jo era.
     
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