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Album’s Singles Review: “Janet” by Janet Jackson



Janet (album)
With the success of her previous albums “Control” and “Rhythm Nation 1814”, which established her as a role model for her socially conscious songs, Janet Jackson released her album which was sexually charged record simply entitled “Janet”. The album explored not just deep themes, rather her sounds too into R&B pop appropriate with the year it was released. It eventually became her most successful album worldwide.

That’s the Way Love Goes
“That’s the Way Love Goes” has been released as the debut single off Janet Jackson’s album “Janet”. The song is a mid-tempo R&B song with somewhat adult lyrics. The song became a global hit reaching number 1 and top 10 in most countries.
Rate: 8.0 out of 10

If
“If” became the second single from “Janet”. The song is a dance-pop, R&B track with rock elements due to the heavy guitar sound on it. It has adult themes just like “That’s the Way Love Goes”. The song went to top 10 in several countries.
Rate: 7.75 out of 10

Again
“Again” was the third single released from the album “Janet”. It was a beautiful airy ballad and love song. It went to number 1 in United States.
Rate: 8.75 out of 10

Because of Love
“Because of Love” was released as the fourth single off the album “Janet”. It was a dance pop song known for Janet. It was a number 10 hit in United States.
Rate: 8.0 out of 10

Any Time, Any Place
“Any Time, Any Place” had became the fifth single of the album “Janet”. It was a sexually charged R&B ballad which went to number 2 in United States.
Rate: 7.25 out of 10

Throb
“Throb” was not released as a single widely. It was a dance track reminds me of Madonna’s sound then. It was a dance chart hit.
Rate: 5.25 out of 10

You Want This
“You Want This” has been a single released for “Janet” album. The upbeat track became Janet Jackson’s sixth top 10 hit in the US from the album.
Rate: 8.0 out of 10

Whoops Now
“Whoops Now” was  released as a single in several countries along with the song “What I’ll Do” as a double sided single. The song sounds like the slower version of “Escapade”. It went to the top 10 in UK.
Rate: 8.25 out of 10

Credits: Billboard / OCC / Wikipedia
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