Janet* ‎– The Velvet Rope

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

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Different version than the Made in Holland on disc release and different version than the Made in Italy on disc release. For the IMS reissue with 'printed in Italy' on disc, see The Velvet Rope.
This has nothing printed on CD.

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

Track 22.3 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 22.1 with approximately 20 seconds of silence between them.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 24384 47622 9
  • Label Code: LC 3098
  • Matrix / Runout: [ims manufacturing logo] www.ims.it 8447622
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LV03
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2549
  • Price Code (F): PM 527
  • Price Code (I): 070
  • Rights Society: bel/Biem/SIAE

Other Versions (5 of 51) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
7243 8 44762 2 9 Janet* The Velvet Rope(CD, Album) Virgin, JDJ Entertainment 7243 8 44762 2 9 US 1997 Sell This Version
7243 8 44762 2 9, CDV 2860 Janet* The Velvet Rope(CD, Album) Virgin, Virgin, JDJ Entertainment, JDJ Entertainment 7243 8 44762 2 9, CDV 2860 Europe 1997 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 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 4 3 Janet* The Velvet Rope(Cass, Album) Virgin 7243 8 44762 4 3 US 1997 Sell This Version

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