Damita Jo (2004)

Damita

Recording sessions : October 2002-February 2004

Studios :
DARP (Atlanta)
Platinum Sound
Sony Music (New York City)
Flyte Tyme (Los Angeles)
Larrabee Sound (Los Angeles)
Record Plant (Los Angeles)

Label : Virgin Records

Release date : March 30, 2004

ORIGINAL TRACK LISTING

“Looking for Love”
“Damita Jo”
“Sexhibition”
“Strawberry Bounce”
“My Baby” (featuring Kanye West)
“The Islands”
“Spending Time with You”
“Magic Hour”
“Island Life”
“All Nite (Don’t Stop)”
“R&B Junkie”
“I Want You”
“Like You Don’t Love Me”
“Thinkin’ Bout My Ex”
“Warmth”
“Moist”
“It All Comes Down to Love (Interlude)”
“Truly”
“The One”
“SloLove”
“Country”
“Just a Little While”

ALTERNATIVE VERSIONS*

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

OUTTAKES FROM THE ALBUM RECORDING SESSIONS

“I’m Here” : Bonus track from the japanese edition.

“Put Your Hands On” : Bonus track from the japanese edition.

“Ruff “: Leaked online but remains unreleased.

“Pops Up!” : Leaked online but remains unreleased.

Pillow Talk :  In 2020, Questlove played clips of a long lost Janet cover of the classic Sylvia #1 smash, “Pillow Talk,” recorded during the Damita Jo sessions. The internet lit up when he played it, but the song never really saw the light of day, until now.

OTHER SONGS FROM THIS ERA

Singles and videos

1st single : Just A Little While released on February 2, 2004)

Peak on the Hot 100 Billboard : 45

Music video directed by : Dave Meyers

Date of shooting : February 20, 2004

Date of premiere : March, 2004

Official release :  Never released on DVD and not on Janet’s You Tube official page.

2nd single : I Want You released on April 5, 2004

Peak on the Hot 100 Billboard : 57

Music video directed by : Dave Meyers

Date of shooting : March 4-5, 2004

Date of premiere : March 16, 2004

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

3rd single : All Nite (Don’t Stop) released on May 29 2004

Peak on the Hot 100 Billboard : not eligible

Music video directed by Francis Lawrence

Date of shooting : April 16-17, 2004

Date of premiere : May 13, 2004

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

Previous era : « All For You’  (2001)

Next era : « 20 Y.O » (2006)

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