Janet* ‎– The Best

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A&M Records ‎– 0602527254326, UMe ‎– 0602527254326
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1-1 Janet Jackson What Have You Done For Me Lately
Arranged By [Rhythm & Vocal Arranger] – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam, Terry LewisCo-producer – Janet JacksonExecutive-Producer – John McClainProducer – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
4:44
1-2 Janet Jackson Nasty
Arranged By [Rhythm & Vocal Arranger] – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam, Terry LewisCo-producer – Janet JacksonExecutive-Producer – John McClainProducer – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
4:03
1-3 Janet Jackson When I Think Of You
Arranged By [Rhythm & Vocal Arranger] – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam, Terry LewisCo-producer – Janet JacksonExecutive-Producer – John McClainProducer – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
3:55
1-4 Janet Jackson Control
Arranged By [Rhythm & Vocal Arranger] – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam, Terry LewisCo-producer – Janet JacksonExecutive-Producer – John McClainProducer – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
5:54
1-5 Janet Jackson Let's Wait Awhile (Single Remix Version)
Executive-Producer – John McClainProducer, Arranged By [Rhythm & Vocal Arranger] – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam, Terry LewisRemix – Steve HodgeWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Melanie Andrews, Terry Lewis
4:37
1-6 Janet Jackson The Pleasure Principle
Arranged By [Vocal Arranger] – Janet Jackson, Monte MoirCo-producer – Janet Jackson, Steve WieseExecutive-Producer – John McClainWritten-By, Producer, Arranged By [Rhythm Arranger] – Monte Moir
4:13
1-7 Herb Alpert With Janet Jackson Diamonds
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement] – Herb*, Jam & Lewis*Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangement] – Jam & Lewis*Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement] – Jam & Lewis*, Lisa*Executive-Producer – John McClainLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Janet Jackson, Lisa KeithProducer – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Soloist, Trumpet [All Trumpet Solos] – Herb AlpertWritten-By – Jimmy Jam-Terry Lewis*
4:53
1-8 Janet Jackson Miss You Much
Arranged By [Rhythm And Vocal Arrangements] – Jam & Lewis*Co-producer – Janet JacksonExecutive-Producer – John McClainProducer – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Terry Lewis
4:12
1-9 Janet Jackson Rhythm Nation
Arranged By [Rhythm And Vocal Arrangements] – Jackson*, Jam*, Lewis*Co-producer – Janet JacksonExecutive-Producer – John McClainProducer – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry LewisWritten-By ["Thank You (Falletin Me Be Mice Elf Again)" Sample] – Sylvester Stewart
5:28
1-10 Janet Jackson Escapade
Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangement] – Jam & Lewis*Arranged By [Vocal Arrangement] – Jackson*, Jam*, Lewis*Co-producer – Janet JacksonExecutive-Producer – John McClainProducer – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
4:44
1-11 Janet Jackson Alright (7" Video Version W/ Rap)
Arranged By [Rhythm And Vocal Arrangements] – Jackson*, Jam*, Lewis*Co-producer – Janet JacksonEngineer [Remix] – Goh Hatoda*Executive-Producer – John McClainPost Production, Remix – Shep PettiboneProducer – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Vocals [Additional] – Heavy D.*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
4:58
1-12 Janet Jackson Come Back To Me
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Lee BlaskeCo-producer – Janet JacksonExecutive-Producer – John McClainPerformer [Additional Overdubs] – Jackson*, Jam*, Lewis*Producer – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Remix [New Mix] – Jam & Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
5:36
1-13 Janet Jackson Black Cat (Video Mix / Short Solo Single Version)
Drums – Derek OrganExecutive-Producer – John McClainMusic Consultant [Remix Consultant] – Jellybean JohnsonProducer – Janet Jackson, Jellybean JohnsonRemix – Michael WagenerRhythm Guitar [Additional] – Nuno BettencourtWritten-By – Janet Jackson
4:31
1-14 Janet Jackson Love Will Never Do (Without You)
Co-producer – Janet JacksonExecutive-Producer – John McClainProducer – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Terry Lewis
4:35
1-15 Luther Vandross & Janet Jackson With Special Guests BBD* And Ralph Tresvant The Best Things In Life Are Free
Backing Vocals – Lisa Keith, Terry LewisLead Vocals – Janet Jackson, Luther VandrossProducer – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Rap – Michael Bivins, Ralph Tresvant, Ronnie DeVoeWritten-By – James Harris III, Michael Bivins, Ralph Tresvant, Ronnie DeVoe, Terry Lewis
4:36
1-16 Janet Jackson That's The Way Love Goes
Performer ["Papa Don't Take No Mess" Samples] – James BrownProducer – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – Charles Bobbit, Fred Wesley, James Brown, James Harris III, Janet Jackson, John Starks*, Terry Lewis
4:25
1-17 Janet Jackson When I Think Of You (Davis Morales Remix Edit)
Producer [Additional Production], Remix – David Morales
3:31
2-1 Janet Jackson If
Performer ["Someday We'll Be Together" Samples] – Diana Ross & The Supremes*Producer – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry LewisWritten-By ["Someday We'll Be Together" Samples] – Fuqua*, Beavers*, Bristol*
4:31
2-2 Janet Jackson Again
Producer – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
3:47
2-3 Janet Jackson Because Of Love
Producer – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
4:18
2-4 Janet Jackson Any Time, Any Place
Engineer [Uncredited] – Peter MokranProducer – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Remix [Uncredited] – R. KellyWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
5:12
2-5 Michael Jackson & Janet Jackson Scream
Producer, Arranged By – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Terry Lewis
4:04
2-6 Janet Jackson Runaway
Producer, Arranged By – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
3:34
2-7 Janet Jackson Got 'Til It's Gone
Executive-Producer – Janet Jackson, René Elizondo, Jr.*Featuring – Joni Mitchell, Q-TipPerformer ["Big Yellow Taxi"] – Joni MitchellProducer – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Joni Mitchell, Kamaal Ibn Fareed*, René Elizondo Jr., Terry Lewis
3:36
2-8 Janet Jackson Together Again
Executive-Producer – Janet Jackson, René Elizondo, Jr.*Producer – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, René Elizondo Jr., Terry Lewis
4:08
2-9 Janet Jackson I Get Lonely
Executive-Producer – Janet Jackson, René Elizondo, Jr.*Producer – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, René Elizondo Jr., Terry Lewis
4:03
2-10 Janet Jackson Go Deep
Executive-Producer – Janet Jackson, René Elizondo, Jr.*Producer – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, René Elizondo Jr., Terry Lewis
4:42
2-11 Busta Rhymes What's It Gonna Be?!
Backing Vocals – Antoinette Roberson, Janet JacksonFeaturing – Janet*Mixed By, Arranged By – Busta RhymesProducer – Darrell "Delite" AllambyWritten-By – Antoinette Roberson, Darrell Allamby*, Trevor Smith (4)
4:03
2-12 Janet Jackson Doesn't Really Matter
Producer, Arranged By – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
4:58
2-13 Janet Jackson All For You (Video Single Mix)
Performer ["The Glow Of Love" Sample] – ChangeProducer, Arranged By – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisWritten-By – David Romani*, James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Mauro Malavasi, Terry Lewis, Wayne Garfield
4:32
2-14 Janet Jackson Someone To Call My Lover
Producer – Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis*Written-By – Dewey Bunnell, James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis
4:14
2-15 Janet* With Nelly Call On Me
Executive-Producer – Janet Jackson, Jermaine Dupri, Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisProducer – Janet Jackson, Jermaine Dupri, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, LRoc*Written-By – Cornell Hayes*, James Harris III, James Phillips (2), Jermaine Dupri, Johnta Austin, Terry Lewis
3:36
2-16 Janet Jackson Feedback
Producer – Dernst "D.Mile" Emile*, Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins*Written-By – Dernst Emile, Lashawn Daniels, Rodney Jerkins, Tasleema Yasin
3:59
2-17 Janet Jackson Whoops Now
Producer, Arranged By – Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisWritten-By – Janet Jackson
4:06
2-18 Janet Jackson Make Me
Producer – Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins*Written-By – Janet Jackson, Michaela Shiloh, Rodney Jerkins, Thomas Lumpkins
3:38

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Tracks 1-17 & 2-17: bonus tracks.

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Here are the original names of the versions not mentioned in the tracklist:

1-6 The Pleasure Principle /"Design Of A Decade" album edit
1-9 The Pledge + Rhythm Nation (LP Version) / shorter than album version
1-12 Come Back To Me (I'm Beggin' You mix)
1-14 Love Will Never Do (Without You) (Single Version)

2-4 Any Time, Any Place (R. Kelly Mix)
2-5 Scream (Single Edit)
2-7 Got 'Til It's Gone (Radio Edit) / the first bar of the beginning is missing (3 seconds)
2-8 Together Again (Radio Edit)
2-9 I Get Lonely (LP Edit) / does not feature BLACKstreet, it's a misprint
2-14 Someone To Call My Lover (Single Edit)
2-15 Call On Me / beginning with "20 Y.O." album interlude
2-16 Feedback (Main) / longer than album version
2-17 Whoops Now / "Design Of A Decade" album edit, different from the radio edit

All other tracks are, except where stated, original album versions.

1-1 to 1-4, 1-8, 1-10, 1-12, 1-14, 2-14 produced for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc.
1-5 remixed for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc.
1-7 produced for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc. ℗ 1987 Almo Properties, LLC, under exclusive license to Shout! Factory
1-9 produced for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc. Contains a sample of "Thank You (Falletin Me Be Mice Elf Again)" written by Sylvester Stewart; published by Mijac Music, admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
1-11 produced for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc. Heavy D. appears courtesy of Uptown/MCA Records
1-13 remixed for Double Trouble Productions, Inc. Remix consultant for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc.
1-15 Luther Vandross appears courtesy of Epic Records; Janet Jackson appears courtesy of Virgin Records; BBD (Bell Biv Devoe) appears courtesy of MCA Records; Ralph Tresvant appears courtesy of MCA Records
1-16 produced for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc. (Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis) and for Black Doll Inc. (Janet Jackson). Contains samples from "Papa Don't Take No Mess" (Brown/Wesley/Bobbit/Starks) performed by James Brown. Courtesy of Dynatone Publishing Co., administered by Unichappell Music Co. Inc. (BMI) and Universal Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
2-1 contains samples from "Someday We'll Be Together" (Bristol/Fuqua/Beavers) performed by Diana Ross & The Supremes, courtesy of Jobete Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP), Stone Agate Music (BMI) and Motown Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
2-5 ℗ 1995 MJJ Productions Inc. under license from The Sony Music Custom Marketing Group, a division of Sony Music Entertainment
2-6 produced and arranged for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc. (Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis) and for Black Doll Inc. (Janet Jackson). ℗ 1995 Black Doll, Inc.
2-7 features samples from the Joni Mitchell recording "Big Yellow Taxi" courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc. by arrangement with Warner Special Products, Inc. The composition and recording entitled "Got 'Til It's Gone" embody portions of the composition entitled "Big Yellow Taxi" by Joni Mitchell. © 1970 Siquomb Publishing
2-11 produced for 2,000 Watts Entertainment Inc. Mixed & arranged for Flipmode Entertainment. Janet appears courtesy of Virgin Records America Inc. Antoinette Roberson appears courtesy of Millennium 2000 Records
2-12 produced and arranged for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc. (Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis) and for Black Doll Inc. (Janet Jackson).
2-13 produced and arranged for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc. (Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis) and for Black Doll Inc. (Janet Jackson). Features a sample from "The Glow Of Love" (W. Garfield/D. Romani/M. Malavasi) published by Arapesh Communications & Little Macho Music (ASCAP) administered by WB Music Corp. Performed by Change, produced under license from Warner Bros. Records by arrangement with Warner Special Products.
2-15 produced for So So Def Productions, Inc. (Jermaine Dupri & LRoc), JDJ Entertainment (Janet Jackson) and Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc. (Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis). Executive producers for JDJ Entertainment (Janet Jackson) and Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc. (Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis). Contains elements of the composition "Tell Me If You Still Care" (James Harris III, Terry Lewis) published by EMI April Music Inc. and Universal Music Corp. (ASCAP) o/b/o Avant Garde Music Publishing and EMI Music Publishing (ASCAP). ℗ 2006 Virgin Records America, Inc.
2-16 produced for Darkchild.com (Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins) and for Medinah Entertainment/Darkchild Productions (Dernst “D.Mile” Emile)
2-17 produced and arranged for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc. (Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis) and for Black Doll Inc. (Janet Jackson). ℗ 1993 Virgin Records Ltd., courtesy of Virgin Records, Ltd.
2-18 ℗ 2009 Queendom

Compilation mastered at Universal Mastering Studios-East

℗ © 2009 A&M Records. The copyright in this sound recording is owned by A&M Records and is exclusively licensed to Polydor Limited, a Universal Music company.
Made in the EU.

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  • Barcode (Text): 6 02527 25432 6
  • Barcode (String): 602527254326
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SABAM
  • Label Code: LC00485
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1): IFPI LV27
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI 0125
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): [Universal logo x4] 06025 272 675-5 01 + 52451666
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2): IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI 0147
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): [Universal logo x4] 06025 272 675-6 01 * 52451668
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1&2 mould text): MADE IN GERMANY BY EDC
  • Other (Catalog number on CD1): 0602527267555
  • Other (Catalog number on CD2): 0602527267562

Other Versions (5 of 23) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
B0013612-02 Janet* Number Ones(2xCD, Comp) A&M Records, UMe B0013612-02 Canada 2009 Sell This Version
156414185 Janet* The Best(2xCD, Comp) xwx 156414185 China 2009 Sell This Version
UICY-91510/1 Janet* The Best(2xCD, Comp, Promo) A&M Records, UMe UICY-91510/1 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
B0013612-02 Janet* Number Ones(2xCD, Comp) A&M Records B0013612-02 US 2009 Sell This Version
460502670386 Janet* The Best(2xCD, Comp) A&M Records 460502670386 Russia 2009 Sell This Version

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