Janet Jackson’s ‘Damita Jo’

Janet Jackson’s ‘Damita Jo’ is her eighth studio album released on March 30, 2004 by Virgin.

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Track Listing : 1.Looking For Love (Intro) (Janet Jackson, David Ritz, Fabrice Dumont, Christophe Hetier, Stephan Haeri) – 01:29 . 2.Damita Jo (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Bobby Ross Avila, Issiah J. Avila) – 02:46 . 3.Sexhibition (Dallas Austin,Gregory “Ruckus” Andres) – 02:29 . 4.Strawberry Bounce (Janet Jackson, Kanye West, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Tony “Prof T” Tolbert, Irving Lorenzo,Jeffrey Atkins, Rob Mays) – 03:11 . 5.My Baby (Janet Jackson, Kanye West, Sean Garrett, Joni-Ayanna Portee) – 04:17 . 6.The Islands (Interlude) (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Lewis) – 00:39 . 7.Spending Time With You (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Bobby Ross Avila) – 04:14 . 8.Magic Hour (Interlude) (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Terry Lewis) – 00:23 . 9.Island Life (Janet Jackson, Scott Storch, Cathy Dennis) – 03:53 . 10.All Nite (Don’T Stop) (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Tony “Prof T” Tolbertanders Bagge, Arnthor Birgisson, Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson, Melvin Ragin) – 03:26 . 11.R&B Junkie (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Tony “Prof T” Tolbert, Michael Jones, Nicholas Trevisick) – 03:11 . 12.I Want You (Kanye West, John Legend, Harold Lilly, Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 03:57 . 13.Like You Don’T Love Me (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Bobby Ross Avila, Issiah J. Avila) – 03:31 . 14.Thinkin’ Bout My Ex (Babyface,Tanya Whiteandy Cramer) – 04:36 . 15.Warmth (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Terry Lewis) – 03:44 . 16.Moist (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Terry Lewis, Bobby Ross Avila, Issiah J. Avila, Tony “Prof T” Tolbert) – 04:54 . 17.It All Comes Down To Love (Interlude) (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Terry Lewis) – 00:39 . 18.Truly (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Terry Lewis) – 03:59 . 19.The One (Interlude) (Janet Jackson, David Ritz, James Harris, Terry Lewis) – 01:02 . 20.Slolove (Janet Jackson, Shelly Poole, Tommy Danversanders Bagge, Arnthor Birgisson) – 03:44 . 21.Country (Interlude) (Janet Jackson, James Harris, Terry Lewis) – 00:31 . 22.Just A Little While (Janet Jackson, Dallas Austin) – 04:11

Musicians : Janet Jackson – Vocals . Kanye West – Vocals On (5) . Dallas Austin – Beats, Keyboards, Line 6 Guitar . Bobby Ross Avila – Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keyboards, Moog Lead, Nylon Guitar, Rhodes Electric Piano . Babyface – Instrumentation . Miri Ben-Ari – Violin, Violin Arranger, Violin Producer . Johnny Gill – Guitar . Keenan “Kee Note” Holloway – Bass . Kevin Hunter – Guitar . Iz – Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Guitar, Horn Stabs, Moog Synthesizer, Percussion, Scratches . Jimmy Jam – Drum Programming, Drums, Keyboards, Percussion . Glenn Jeffery – Guitar . Henrik Jonback – Guitar . Goran Kajfes – Horn . Ken Lewis – Instrumentation . Ervin Pope – Keyboards . Magnum Coltrane Price – Bass . Tony Reyes – Backing Vocals, Bass, Line 6 Guitar . Colin Wolfe – Bass . Billy Brown – Backing Vocals . Freckles – Backing Vocals . Joni-Ayanna Portee – Backing Vocals . Tony “Prof T” Tolbert – Backing Vocals

Production : Produced By Dallas Austin, Babyface, Bag & Arnthor, Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis, Scott Storch, Télépopmusik, Kanye West . Paul Boutin – Engineer . Henrik Brunberg – Assistant Engineer . Jason Carson – Engineer . Ian Cross – Engineer . Kevin “Kd” Davis – Mixing . Brian “Big Bass” Gardner – Mastering . Jon Gass – Mixing . Serban Ghenea – Mix Assistant . Cesar Guevara – Assistant Engineer . Stephan Haeri – Mixing . Lee Groves – Programming . Rob Haggett – Assistant Programming . Doug Harms – Assistant Engineer . Steve Hodge – Engineer, Mixing . Kameron Houff – Engineer . Jun Ishizeki – Engineer . Brent Kolatalo – Assistant Engineer . Matt Marrin – Mix Engineer . Manny Marroquin – Mixing . Tim Roberts – Mixing Assistant . Rick Sheppard – Engineer . Xavier Smith – Assistant Engineer . Mark “Spike” Stent – Mixing . David Treahearn – Mixing Assistant . Rabeka Tuinei – Mixing Assistant . Ghian Wright – Assistant Engineer . Bradley Yost – Assistant Engineer

Package : Jeri Heiden – Art Direction . Wayne Scot Lukas – Wardrobe . Andrew Macpherson – Photography . Glen Nakasako – Art Direction . Max Vadukul – Photography . Janet Zeitoun – Hair Stylist . Fran Cooper – Make-Up

Recorded October 2002 – February 2004.

Released On March 30, 2004 By Virgin.

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Rolling Stone
But there’s too much of Jackson’s moistness to wade through to get to Damita Jo‘s solid ground. […]

Slant Magazine
Damita features a slew of the gooey, structureless sex ballads that have become Janet’s staple, including “Warmth,” three-and-a-half minutes dedicated to describing how Ms. Jackson-if-you’re-nasty gives a blowjob (and yes, she’s a method actress, whispering sweet nothings with her mouth full). […]

The Guardian
The obligatory boring ballads aside, the results are astonishing. Damita Jo‘s opening salvo is an object lesson in keeping things concise. Four tracks, each barely three minutes long, go hurtling past in a head-spinning blur of snapping rhythms, buzzing synthesised noise and oddly disconnected samples: cut-up vocals and glockenspiel on Strawberry Bounce, rattling tablas on Sexhibition […]

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