Dream Street (1984)

Dream Street

Recording sessions : June-September 1984

Studios : Soundcastle and Can-Am Studios, Los Angeles and American Artists Studios, Minneapolis; mixed at Sunset Sound and Capitol Studios, Los Angeles

Label : A&M Records

Release date : October 23, 1984

Peak on Billboard 200 : 147

ORIGINAL TRACK LISTING

“Don’t Stand Another Chance”
“Two to the Power of Love”
“Pretty Boy”
“Dream Street”
“Communication”
“Fast Girls”
“Hold Back the Tears”
“All My Love to You”
“If It Takes All Night”

ALTERNATIVE VERSIONS*

*Worked by Janet during her lifetime. Covers and remixes by other artists are not included.

OUTTAKES FROM THE ALBUM RECORDING SESSIONS

“Start Anew” :  Song recorded for “Dream Street’ and released as an off-album single in Japan on October 11, 1985, with the B-sides “Hold Back the Tears”.

OTHER SONGS FROM THIS ERA

Singles and short films

1st single “Don’t Stand Another Chance” (released on August 13, 1984)

Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : did not chart

No short film

2nd single “Two to the Power of Love” (released on September 15, 1984)

Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : did not chart

No short film

3rd single “Fast Girls” (released on October 23, 1984)

Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : did not chart

No short film

4th single : Dream Street” (released on November 20, 1984) 

Short film directed by : Debbie Allen

Date of shooting : spring 1985

Date of premiere : May 25, 1985 during Fame’s season 4 finale.

Official release : never.

Previous Era : « Janet Jackson »  (1982)

Next era : « Control » (1986)

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