Janet* ‎– The Velvet Rope

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Virgin ‎– 7243 8 44762 2 9, JDJ Entertainment ‎– 7243 8 44762 2 9, Virgin ‎– CDV 2860, JDJ Entertainment ‎– CDV 2860
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CD, Album
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1 Interlude - Twisted Elegance 0:41
2 Velvet Rope
Choir – The United Children's ChoirDirected By [Choir Director] – Rayvaline Harrell, Willie R. Norwood, Sr.*Drum Programming – Alex RichbourgEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeFeaturing – Vanessa Mae*Instruments [All Other Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Janet JacksonRecorded By [Vocals, Assistant] – Tim LauberRecorded By [Vocals] – Steve HodgeViolin – Vanessa Mae*Written-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Malcolm McLaren, Mike Oldfield, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis, Trevor Horn
4:55
3 You
Drum Programming – Alex RichbourgEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeInstruments [All Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisVocals [All] – Janet JacksonWritten-By – Morris Dickerson*, Charles Miller, Harold Brown, Howard Scott, James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Lee Oskar, Leroy Jordan*, Sylvester Allen*, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis
4:42
4 Got 'Til It's Gone
Drum Programming – Alex RichbourgEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Brad Yost, Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeFeaturing – Joni Mitchell, Q-TipInstruments [All Other Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Janet JacksonRap – Q-TipRecorded By [Rap, Assistant] – Michael McCoyRecorded By [Rap] – Steve HodgeWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Joni Mitchell, Kamaal Ibn Fareed*, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis
4:01
5 Interlude - Speaker Phone 0:54
6 My Need
Engineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeGuitar – Mike Scott (7)Instruments [All Other Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisVocals [All] – Janet JacksonWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Marilyn McLeod, Nickolas Ashford, Pamela Sawyer*, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis, Valerie Simpson
3:44
7 Interlude - Fasten Your Seatbelts 0:19
8 Go Deep
Drum Programming – Alex RichbourgEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeGuitar – Mike Scott (7)Instruments [All Other Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Janet JacksonRecorded By [Vocals, Assistant] – Michael McCoy, Tim LauberRecorded By [Vocals] – Steve HodgeVocals [Crowd Vocals] – Janet Jackson, Kelly Konno, Shawnette Heard, Tina LandonWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis
4:42
9 Free Xone
Engineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeGuitar – Mike Scott (7)Instruments [All Other Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisLead Vocals – Janet JacksonVocals [Free Vocalist] – Alex Richbourg, Alyssa Hanson, Debbie Morrison, James "Big Jim" Wright, Miko Salone, Prof. T.*Written-By – Archie Bell, Billy Buttier, James Brown, James Harris III, Janet Jackson, Michael Hepburn, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis
4:57
10 Interlude - Memory 0:04
11 Together Again
Drum Programming – Alex RichbourgEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeInstruments [All Other Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisVocals [All] – Janet JacksonWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis
5:01
12 Interlude - Online 0:19
13 Empty
Drum Programming – Xavier SmithEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeInstruments [All Other Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisVocals [All] – Janet JacksonWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis
4:32
14 Interlude - Full 0:12
15 What About
Engineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeGuitar – Dave Barry*Instruments [All Other Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisRecorded By [Vocals, Assistant] – Steve DurkeeRecorded By [Vocals] – Steve HodgeVocals [All] – Janet JacksonWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis
4:24
16 Every Time
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Lee BlaskeBass – Gary RaynorCello – Camilla Heller, Dale Newton, Daryl Skobba, Josh Koestenbaum*Contractor – Alice PrevesEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Brad Yost, Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeFlute, Clarinet, Saxophone – Ken HolmenGuitar – O. Nicholas Raths*Instruments [All Other Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisRecorded By [Vocals, Assistant] – Michael McCoyRecorded By [Vocals] – Steve HodgeTrumpet – Lynne Erickson*Viola – Alice Preves, Charles Gray (7), Glen Donnellen, Myrna RainViolin – Brenda Mickens, Carolyn Daws, Daria Tedeschi, Elizabeth Sobieski, Hanley Daws, Jan Chong, Leslie Shank, Michael Sobieski*Vocals [All] – Janet JacksonWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis
4:17
17 Tonight's The Night
Engineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeGuitar – Mike Scott (7)Instruments [All Other Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisRecorded By [Vocals, Assistant] – Steve DurkeeRecorded By [Vocals] – Steve HodgeVocals [All] – Janet JacksonWritten-By – Rod Stewart
5:07
18 I Get Lonely
Drum Programming – Alex RichbourgEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeGuitar – Mike Scott (7)Instruments [All Other Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisKeyboards – James "Big Jim" WrightRecorded By [Vocals, Assistant] – Tim LauberRecorded By [Vocals] – Steve HodgeVocals [All] – Janet JacksonWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis
5:17
19 Rope Burn
Drum Programming – Alex RichbourgEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeGuitar – Dave Barry*, Mike Scott (7)Instruments [All Other Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisOrgan – James "Big Jim" WrightVocals [All] – Janet JacksonWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis
4:15
20 Anything
Engineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeInstruments [All Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisRecorded By [Vocals, Assistant] – Steve DurkeeRecorded By [Vocals] – Steve HodgeVocals [All] – Janet JacksonWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis
4:54
21 Interlude - Sad 0:10
22a Special
Choir – The United Children's ChoirDirected By [Choir Director] – Rayvaline Harrell, Willie R. Norwood, Sr.*Engineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Brad Yost, Xavier SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Steve HodgeGuitar – O. Nicholas Raths*Instruments [All Other Musical Instruments] – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Janet JacksonRecorded By [Choir Vocals, Assistant] – Tim LauberRecorded By [Choir Vocals] – Steve HodgeRecorded By [Lead And Background Vocals, Assistant] – Michael McCoyRecorded By [Lead And Background Vocals] – Steve HodgeWritten-By – James Harris III, Janet Jackson, René Elizondo, Jr.*, Terry Lewis
3:30
22b Can't Be Stopped 4:14

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℗ 1997 Virgin Records America, Inc.
© 1997 Black Doll, Inc.
© 1997 Virgin Records America, Inc.

Inlay: Printed in Holland
Disc: Made in Holland (difference to similar release)

Track 22b is an untitled hidden track of approximately 4:14 minutes. It is known as "Can't Be Stopped".
The hidden track is embedded at the end of track 22a with approximately 20 seconds of silence between 22a and 22b.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 24384 47622 9
  • Barcode (String): 724384476229
  • Rights Society: Bel / Biem / SIAE
  • Label Code: LC 3098
  • Other (Distribution Code France - F): PM 527
  • Other (Distribution Code Italy - I): 070
  • Mastering SID Code (Variants 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7): IFPI L047
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): EMI uDEN 8447622 @ 2 1-1-19-NL
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): ifpi 159A
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): EMI uDEN 8447622 @ 2 1-1-10-NL
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): ifpi 1599
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): EMI uDEN 8447622 @ 2 1-6-1-NL
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 4): EMI uDEN 8447622 @ 2 1-3-7-NL
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): ifpi 1542
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5): EMI uDEN 8447622 @ 2 1-6-2-NL
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 5): ifpi 15AE
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 6): EMI uDEN 8447622 @ 2 1-7-5-NL
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 6): ifpi 1556
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 7): EMI uDEN 8447622 @ 2 1-1-9-NL

Other Versions (5 of 42) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CDV 2860, 7243 8 44762 2 9 Janet* The Velvet Rope(CD, Album) Virgin, Virgin, JDJ Entertainment, JDJ Entertainment CDV 2860, 7243 8 44762 2 9 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
7243 8 46958 2 8 Janet* The Velvet Rope(CD, Album + CD, Comp, Bon + Ltd, Tou) Virgin 7243 8 46958 2 8 Australia 1998 Sell This Version
7243 8 44762 1 2 / V2860, V2860, 7243 8 44762 1 2 Janet* The Velvet Rope(2xLP, Album, Gat) Virgin, Virgin, Virgin, JDJ Entertainment, JDJ Entertainment 7243 8 44762 1 2 / V2860, V2860, 7243 8 44762 1 2 UK 1997 Sell This Version
7243 8 47026 2 5 Janet Jackson The Velvet Rope(2xCD, Album, Ltd) Virgin 7243 8 47026 2 5 Taiwan 1998 Sell This Version
7243 8 44762 4 3 Janet* The Velvet Rope(Cass, Album) Virgin 7243 8 44762 4 3 US 1997 Sell This Version

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