Control: The Remixes

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Control: The Remixes
Remix album by Janet Jackson
Released January 26, 1987 (Europe)
Recorded 1986–1987
Genre R&B, pop, dance
Length 44:00 (European edition)
53:44 (UK edition)
58:14 (Japanese edition)
Label A&M
Producer Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Shep Pettibone
Janet Jackson chronology
Control
(1986)
Control: The Remixes
(1987)
Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814
(1989)
Alternative covers
UK cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Control: The Remixes (issued as More Control in Japan) is the first remix album (and fourth album overall) by American recording artist Janet Jackson. Released in 1987 in the United Kingdom, continental Europe, and Japan only, it contains remixes of singles from Control, following the success of the album. Several of the remixes, notably "When I Think of You" and "Control", were the versions featured in their respective music videos. Most of the remixes were also available as B-sides to the original versions.

Track listing[edit]

Standard CD – European[2]
No. Title Writer(s) Remixer(s) Length
1. "Control" (video mix) James Harris III, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson Steve Hodge 6:02
2. "Nasty" (extended) Harris, Lewis, Jackson   6:00
3. "Nasty" (Cool Summer Mix Pt. 1) Harris, Lewis, Jackson Steve Hodge 7:57
4. "What Have You Done for Me Lately" (extended mix) Harris, Lewis, Jackson   7:00
5. "When I Think of You" (extra beats) Harris, Lewis, Jackson   2:00
6. "When I Think of You" (dance mix) Harris, Lewis, Jackson   6:25
7. "Control" (a cappella) Harris, Lewis, Jackson   3:55
8. "Let's Wait Awhile" (remix) Harris, Lewis, Jackson, Melanie Andrews   4:30

Personnel[edit]

  • Melanie Andrews – vocal arrangement
  • Tuta Aquino – editing
  • Mark Collen – compilation
  • Steve Hodge – mixing, mixing engineer
  • Janet Jackson – producer, vocal arrangement, rhythm arrangements
  • Jimmy Jam – composer, producer, vocal arrangement, rhythm arrangements
  • Terry Lewis – composer, producer, vocal arrangement, rhythm arrangements
  • John McClain – executive producer
  • Monte Moir – producer
  • Shep Pettibone – editing, producer
  • Bob Rosa – remixing
  • Steve Wiese – producer

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United Kingdom (BPI)[7] Gold 100,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Janet Jackson - Control - The Remixes at Discogs". discogs. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  3. ^ "Janet Jackson - Control - The Remixes at Discogs". discogs. Retrieved 2010-09-02. 
  4. ^ "Janet Jackson - Control - The Remixes (Cass, Comp) at Discogs". discogs. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  5. ^ "Janet Jackson - Control - The Remixes (LP, Comp) at Discogs". discogs. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  6. ^ "Janet Jackson - More Control (CD) at Discogs". discogs. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  7. ^ "British album certifications – Janet Jackson – Control: The Remixes". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 21 December 2014.  Enter Control: The Remixes in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Gold in the field By Award. Click Search