The Velvet Rope : single and videos (1997-1998)

Velvet Rope

1st single : Got ‘Til It’s Gone : released on September 22, 1997

Peak on Hot 100 Billboard :”Got ’til It’s Gone” was not released as a commercial single in the United States, making it ineligible to appear on the Billboard Hot 100 and several other charts under the chart rules that existed at that time

Music video directed by Mark Romanek

Date of shooting : August 27, 1997

Date of premiere : September 4, 1997

Official release :  On DVD in 2004 (From Janet to Damita Jo) and on Janet’s You Tube official page.

2nd single : Together Again : released on December 2, 1997

Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : 1

1st music video directed by : Seb Janiak

Date of shooting : September, 1997

Date of premiere : December, 1997

Official release :  On DVD in 2004 (From Janet to Damita Jo) but not on Janet’s You Tube official page.

Second video Together Again (Deeper Remix) directed by : René Elizondo Jr

Date of shooting : September, 1997

Date of premiere : December, 1997

Official release :  On DVD in 2004 (From Janet to Damita Jo) but not on Janet’s You Tube official page.

3rd single : I Get Lonely : released on February 26, 1998

Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : 3

Music video directed by : Paul Hunter

Date of shooting : February, 1998

Date of premiere : April, 1998

Official release :  On DVD in 2004 (From Janet to Damita Jo) but not on Janet’s You Tube official page.

4th single : Go Deep : released on June 15, 1998

Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : not eligible

Music video directed by : Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris

Date of shooting : March, 1998

Date of premiere : July, 1998

Official release :  On DVD in 2004 (From Janet to Damita Jo) but not on Janet’s You Tube official page.

5th single : You : released on September 3, 1998

Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : not eligible

Music video directed by : ?

Date of shooting : June 2, 1998 (the video for the song was shot at the SECC Arena in Glasgow, Scotland on June 2, 1998 in front of a select group of fans. Made to look like a live performance, it is spliced with actual concert footage of Jackson’s The Velvet Rope Tour, filmed at the same location the next day)

Date of premiere : September 1998

Official release :  On DVD in 2004 (From Janet to Damita Jo) but not on Janet’s You Tube official page.

6th single : Every Time : released on November 17, 1998

Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : not eligible

Music video directed by : Matthew Rolston in association with Howard Schatz, an expert in underwater photography.

Date of shooting : July 1998

Location : the video was filmed in the then-new Therme Vals spa in Vals, Graubünden, in the Swiss Alps.

Date of premiere : October 5, 1998 on HBO, and was subsequently exhibited twice a day leading up to the broadcast of the concert special for The Velvet Rope Tour one week later.[

Official release :  On DVD in 2004 (From Janet to Damita Jo) but not on Janet’s You Tube official page.

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