2300 Jackson Street

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2300 Jackson Street
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Studio album by The Jacksons
Released May 28, 1989 (1989-05-28)
Recorded 1988–89
Genre
Length 53:49
Label Epic
Producer
The Jacksons chronology
Victory
(1984)Victory1984
2300 Jackson Street
(1989)
The Jacksons: An American Dream
(1992)The Jacksons: An American Dream1992
Singles from 2300 Jackson Street
  1. "Nothin' (That Compares 2 U)"
    Released: January 27, 1989 (1989-01-27)
  2. "2300 Jackson Street"
    Released: March 16, 1989 (1989-03-16)
  3. "Art of Madness"
    Released: June 25, 1989 (1989-06-25)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Billboard not rated[2]

2300 Jackson Street is the seventeenth and final studio album by American group The Jacksons, and their final album for record label Epic, released in the United States on May 28, 1989 (see 1989 in music). This is the group's first album without lead singer Michael Jackson, who had left the group along with older brother, Marlon Jackson. Their final album peaked at #59 on the Billboard 200 and at #14 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and would sell over half a million copies worldwide.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Art of Madness" Jermaine Jackson, Michael Omartian, Bruce Sudano Michael Omartian 5:06
2. "Nothin' (That Compares 2 U)" Babyface, L.A. Reid L.A. Reid and Babyface 5:22
3. "Maria" Jermaine Jackson, Paul Jackson Jr., Ray Grady Jermaine Jackson 5:48
4. "Private Affair" Diane Warren Omartian 4:10
5. "2300 Jackson Street" (feat. Michael Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Janet Jackson, Rebbie Jackson) The Jacksons, Gene Griffin, Aaron Hall The Jacksons, Gene Griffin, Teddy Riley 5:06
6. "Harley" The Jacksons, Attala Zane Giles The Jacksons; co-produced by Attala Zane Giles 4:24
7. "She" Gene Griffin, Aaron Hall Gene Griffin, Teddy Riley 5:01
8. "Alright with Me" Jackie Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Tito Jackson, A. Z. Giles The Jacksons, Giles 3:25
9. "Play It Up" The Jacksons, A. Z. Giles The Jacksons, Giles 4:52
10. "Midnight Rendezvous" (feat. Lynn Davis) The Jacksons, A. Z. Giles The Jacksons, Giles 4:24
11. "If You'd Only Believe" Jermaine Jackson, Billie Hughes, Roxanne Seeman Michael Omartian; co-produced by The Jacksons 6:13

Production[edit]

  • Tracks 1, 4 and 11 arranged and produced by Michael Omartian. Track 1 recorded by David Ahlers; assisted by Pee Wee Jackson. Track 4 recorded by David Ahlers, Mike Couzzi and Mark Richman; assisted by Pee Wee Jackson and Mike Spring. Both tracks mixed by Keith Cohen.
  • Track 2 arranged, produced and mixed by L.A. and Babyface. Recorded by Jon Gass; assisted by Donnell Sullivan.
  • Track 3 arranged and produced by Jermaine Jackson. Recorded by David Ahlers. Mixed by Jermaine Jackson, Susan Rogers and Keith Cohen.
  • Track 5 arranged by Teddy Riley and The Jacksons. Produced by Teddy Riley, The Jacksons and Gene Griffin. Recorded by Dennis Mitchell, Jeff Lorenson, Larry Fergusson, David Ahlers and Marlon Jackson; assisted by Pee Wee Jackson. Mixed by Keith Cohen and Larry Fergusson.
  • Tracks 6 and 8–10 arranged and produced by The Jacksons and Attala Zane Giles. Recorded by Susan Rogers (tracks 6, 9 and 10), David Ahlers (tracks 6, 8–10), Robert Brown (track 6)

Release history[edit]

Region Date
United States May 28, 1989
United Kingdom September 29, 1989
Barbados October 27, 1989
France December 30, 1989

Charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
position
Australian Albums (Kent Music Report)[4] 81
Canadian Albums (RPM)[5] 78
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[6] 23
French Albums (SNEP)[7] 44
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[8] 21
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[9] 96
Spanish Albums (AFE)[10] 45
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[11] 35
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 21
UK Albums (OCC)[13] 39
US Billboard 200[14] 59
Zimbabwean Albums (ZIMA)[15] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic Review
  2. ^ "Albums Reviews > The Jacksons – 2300 Jackson St." (PDF). Billboard. June 17, 1989. Retrieved August 9, 2016. 
  3. ^ Chery, Carl: XXL: Michael Jackson Special Collecters Edition, page 100. American Press.
  4. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (doc). Australian Chart Book, St Ives, NSW. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  5. ^ "RPM: The Jacksons (albums)". RPM Magazine. Retrieved April 12, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – The Jacksons – 2300 Jackson Street" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  7. ^ "Tous les Albums de l'Artiste choisi". InfoDisc. Retrieved April 12, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  9. ^ Oricon Album Chart Book: Complete Edition 1970-2005. Roppongi, Tokyo: Oricon Entertainment. 2006. ISBN 4-87131-077-9. 
  10. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  11. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – The Jacksons – 2300 Jackson Street". Hung Medien. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  12. ^ "Swisscharts.com – The Jacksons – 2300 Jackson Street". Hung Medien. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  13. ^ "The Jacksons Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 12, 2017. 
  14. ^ "The Jacksons US Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved April 12, 2017. 
  15. ^ * Zimbabwe. Kimberley, C. Zimbabwe: albums chart book. Harare: C. Kimberley, 2000