Recording sessions : June/July 1995
Studios : Flyte Tyme, Edina studio
Label : Virgin Records
Release date : October 10, 1995
Original track listing
Demos/Alternate Versions/Outtakes/unreleased tracks from the album’ sessions
Others songs from this era
Scream (duet with Michael Jackson) released in 1995 (Michael Jackson History)
Singles and videos
1st single Runaway : released on August 29, 1995
Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : 3
Music video directed by Marcus Nipsel
Date of shooting : August 27, 1995
Date of premiere : October 1995
Official release : On DVD in 1995 (Design of a Decade) and in 2004 (From Janet to Damita Jo). Not on Janet’s You Tube official page.
2nd single Twenty Foreplay released on January 8, 1996
Peak on Hot 100 Billboard : Unable to enter the Billboard Hot 100 or the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs as the song was not given a commercial release in the United States.
Music video directed by : Unknown
Date of shooting : November 1995
Date of premiere : January 1996
Official release : Never released on DVD but on Janet’s You Tube official page.
Promotion (TV performances/Award Shows/magazine covers etc.)
September 7, 1995 : Michael & Janet attend the MTV Video Music Awards in New York City with Lisa Marie & Rene . MJ opens the ceremony with a 20 minutes long medley and accepts an award with Janet for Scream.
October 10, 1995 : “Design Of A Decade 1986-1996” is released by A&M Records as well as a VHS featuring all the videos from the “Control” & “Rhythm Nation” eras.
Janet goes to Australia to promote “Design Of A Decade”. She tapes an intervew on Rockp Pop Studio TV show.
November 1995 : Janet is on the cover of Jet & US magazines.
Mid December 1995 : Janet shoots a video for “Twenty Foreplay” where she plays actress Dorothy Danthridge. On the set of the video she gives interviews to BET’s Conversation With Ed Gordon and her French fan-club Black Cat.
January 1996 : Janet is on the cover of Upsale magazine.
BET airs Janet’s interview with Ed Gordon.
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