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Janet Jackson – Control (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 13th November 2012

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

“Control” is the fourth single from Janet Jackson’s third album Control. The song was written by Jackson, James Harris III, and Terry Lewis and produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Its arrangement, built upon complex rhythmic tracks, showcased state-of-the-art production. The song is about Jackson wanting to finally take control of her life. Jackson sings, “When I was seventeen, I did what people told me.” Now she is an adult who wants to make her own decisions in life.

Released in 1986, the single peaked at number five on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, becoming Jackson’s fourth consecutive top five hit on the chart; it also peaked at number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and the Hot Dance Club Play charts. The song captured a pivotal moment off the album by showcasing a female streak of independence. It was the 37th biggest Hot 100 single of 1987, the fifth biggest Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs single of 1987, and the ninth biggest-selling 12″ single of 1987. In the UK it missed the top 40, peaking at number 42.

SIDE A:
Control (Extended Version) 7:33

SIDE B:
Control (Dub Version) 5:55
Control (A Cappella) 3:55

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

CHARTS:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 Control U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #5
1986 Control U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs #1
1986 Control U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play #1

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: A&M Records – SP-12209
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Promo, Single
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul
Style: Soul, Synth-pop
Credits: Arranged By [Rhythm & Vocal Arrangers] – Janet JacksonJimmy Jam, Terry Lewis*
Co-producer – Janet Jackson
Executive Producer – John McClain
Producer – Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis*
Remix – Steve Hodge
Written-By – Janet JacksonJames Harris III-Terry Lewis*

NOTES:
Promotion Copy Not For Sale
Produced and remixed for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc.
Original version appears on the A&M album “CONTROL” SP-3905

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
ClickRepair
dBpoweramp
Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

PW: burningtheground

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