“Rhythm Nation 1814” era (1988-1991)

RN 1814

1/Original track listing from the album released on September 19, 1989 (recorded from September 1988 to May 1989)

-“Interlude: Pledge”
-“Rhythm Nation”
-“Interlude: T.V.”
-“State of the World”
-“Interlude: Race”
-“The Knowledge”
-“Interlude: Let’s Dance”
-“Miss You Much”
-“Interlude: Come Back”
-“Love Will Never Do (Without You)”
-“Livin’ in a World (They Didn’t Make)”
– “Alright”
-“Interlude: Hey Baby”
-“Escapade”
-“Interlude: No Acid”
-“Black Cat”
-“Lonely”
-“Come Back to Me”
-“Someday Is Tonight”
-“Interlude: Livin’…In Complete Darkness”

2/Demos/Alternate Versions 

-Vuelve A Mi : Spanish version of “Come Back To Me”. Released in 1990 (B side of “Come Back to Me” single)

-Alright (R&B Mix) : Mix featuring rap by Heavy D from the ‘Alright” short film. Released in 1990 (B side of “Alright” single)

3/Outtakes/unreleased tracks from the album’ sessions

-The Skin Game : Released in 1990 (B side of “Come Back To Me” single)

You Need Me : Released in 1989 (B side of “Miss You Much” single)

Work : Posted by Bryan Loren on his MySpace page in July 2009 but remains unreleased.

4/Others songs from this era 

-2300 Jackson Street : Background vocals recorded in 1989 and released in 1989 (The Jackson “2300 Jackson Street”)

 

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