“Janet Jackson” era (1982-1983)

1982

Recording sessions : May–August 1982

Studios :  Allen Zentz Recording, Los Angeles; Conway Studios, Hollywood; Media West, Los Angeles; Davlen Sound, North Hollywood; Wally Heider, Los Angeles; Larrabee Sound, Los Angeles; Spindletop; Studio Masters; mixed at Sunset Sound and Studio 55, Los Angeles.

Label : A&M Records

Release date : September 21, 1982

Original track listing

“Say You Do”
“You’ll Never Find (A Love Like Mine)”
“Young Love”
“Love and My Best Friend”
“Don’t Mess Up This Good Thing”
“Forever Yours”
“The Magic Is Working”
“Come Give Your Love to Me”

Peak on Billboard 200 : 63

Demos/Alternate Versions 

Outtakes/unreleased tracks from the album’ sessions 

Others songs from this era (and before)

Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough (Demo) : On this demo version recorded late 1978 at the Hayvenhurst home studio, Janet and Randy are on percussions. Released in 2001 on Michael Jackson’s Off The Wall (Special Edition)

Working Day and Night (Demo) : On this demo version recorded late 1978 at the Hayvenhurst home studio, Janet and Randy are on percussions. Released in 2001 on Michael Jackson’s Off The Wall (Special Edition)

Lovely Is She : Co-written by Janet. Released in 1980 (LaToya Jackson “LaToya Jackson”.

Camp Kuchi Kaiai : Background vocals. Released in 1981 (LaToya Jackson “My Special Love)

PYT : Background vocals. Released in 1982 (Michael Jackson “Thriller”)

Single and videos

Promotion

Next era : « Dream Street » era (1984)

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