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20 Y.O.

"20 Y.O." a celebration of the joyful liberation and the history-making musical style of Janet's breakthrough album, "Control," was Janet's ninth studio album and eighth consecutive top three debut album. "This album takes me to a place where I haven't been in a while: R&B and dance...The album also features samples from music that inspired me 20, 25 years ago," remarked Janet. The albums title referred to the two decades that had passed since Janet released "Control," and was praised as being all about dancing, and as being a return to Janet's R&B roots.

(Intro) 20

So Excited

Show Me

Get It Out Me

Do It 2 Me

This Body

20 Part 2 (Interlude)

With U

Call On Me

20 Part 3 (Interlude)

Daybreak

Enjoy

20 Part 4 (Interlude)

Take Care

Love 2 Love

(Outro) 20 Part 5

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Great memories from this era even though the album under performed. The forum was crazy....I got to meet Janet and was in the group of the first people in the public to hear 20 YO and watch COM video.

Janet was so pretty when I met her. JD recognised me from the forum.

Musically I liked this album - I just thought promo and single choices were atrocious.

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i actually remember the hype from this and your experience paul because you would come back and tell the forum...you gave us a run down and the tracks and said which ones you thought we would enjoy...i dont know why so many fans hate it but i love it and still listen to it today

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I like it too - I like the heavy beats. The only track I hate and have probably only ever listened to about 4 times is This Body.

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20 Y.O. turned into 20 HELL NO. I only love the era because of the Myspace videos, the 20 Y.O. DVD with her making the video and photoshoots on it. The era gave us behind the scenes Janet and I love that. But there are some great songs on the album

1. Enjoy: I love the song lyrically. The message is great.

If you wanna find the paradise

Do it now never too late to try

Lose your inhibitions

Let your inspiration set you free

And just enjoy and celebrate

Enjoy the love we make

Enjoy, appreciate

Enjoy

Just keep on doing it

'Til my hearts content

And enjoy when someone smiles

Enjoy

2. This Body: I like it. The beat knocks and its classic I will turn you out Janet.

Now we're at your home

Lead the way to your room

What you're lookin' for

Is right on page 52

You see what you like

Reading bout what I like

When I'm all alone in the zone with a man

You'll go crazy when you see me see me

Start shakin' and movin' all around

Start shakin' and movin' all around

3. With U: A beautiful love song that kinda gave us insight to her and Jiminy Crickets relationship

Strangely I feel a connection with you babe

Oddly enough I crave for it to remain purely

More authentic than I've been used to

Surely this can't be something that's taboo cause you

Got it like I like it and I feel the need to say

Baby it's forever and I really mean to

Make you feel as special as I see you baby

Never have I ever been around someone

Who makes life so free and life so fun

And as crazy as it may sound, I ain't joking baby

4. Show Me: Its cute. Thats really all I can say.

Show me

How bad do you want it?

How bad do you want it?

Whoa oh whoa show me

How bad do you need it?

Cause actions speak louder than words

5. ALL OF THE INTERLUDES ESPECIALLY INTERLUDE 2. Janhova's harmonies on that...YASSSSS

6. Call on Me: Great vocal from her. Nelly? For what tho? She coulda did better with picking a rapper. Did we not see him call her album the Velvet Robes? LMFAOOO

In all the album was a let down. Id give it a 5 out of 10 and thats being nice. I think she just let other people kind of take control with this one. Like she did with 2008's Punishment album.

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This Body and Take Care are part of the albums gems. 2 of the most underrated tracks on the album, specially This Body.

Ever since ive heard This Body that i have this vision of her performing it in such a raw sexual (nothing like DC, WYM or RB) provocative almost animalistic but not explicit way ... I would DIE if she did this track live

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20 Y.O. turned into 20 HELL NO. I only love the era because of the Myspace videos, the 20 Y.O. DVD with her making the video and photoshoots on it. The era gave us behind the scenes Janet and I love that. But there are some great songs on the album

1. Enjoy: I love the song lyrically. The message is great.

If you wanna find the paradise

Do it now never too late to try

Lose your inhibitions

Let your inspiration set you free

And just enjoy and celebrate

Enjoy the love we make

Enjoy, appreciate

Enjoy

Just keep on doing it

'Til my hearts content

And enjoy when someone smiles

Enjoy

2. This Body: I like it. The beat knocks and its classic I will turn you out Janet.

Now we're at your home

Lead the way to your room

What you're lookin' for

Is right on page 52

You see what you like

Reading bout what I like

When I'm all alone in the zone with a man

You'll go crazy when you see me see me

Start shakin' and movin' all around

Start shakin' and movin' all around

3. With U: A beautiful love song that kinda gave us insight to her and Jiminy Crickets relationship

Strangely I feel a connection with you babe

Oddly enough I crave for it to remain purely

More authentic than I've been used to

Surely this can't be something that's taboo cause you

Got it like I like it and I feel the need to say

Baby it's forever and I really mean to

Make you feel as special as I see you baby

Never have I ever been around someone

Who makes life so free and life so fun

And as crazy as it may sound, I ain't joking baby

4. Show Me: Its cute. Thats really all I can say.

Show me

How bad do you want it?

How bad do you want it?

Whoa oh whoa show me

How bad do you need it?

Cause actions speak louder than words

5. ALL OF THE INTERLUDES ESPECIALLY INTERLUDE 2. Janhova's harmonies on that...YASSSSS

6. Call on Me: Great vocal from her. Nelly? For what tho? She coulda did better with picking a rapper. Did we not see him call her album the Velvet Robes? LMFAOOO

In all the album was a let down. Id give it a 5 out of 10 and thats being nice. I think she just let other people kind of take control with this one. Like she did with 2008's Punishment album.

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he called it the velvet rose lol

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I joined the forum shortly before its release.

... That's all I got to say on the matter. :lol:

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The album is so good, but so forgettable. I can't explain it.

I rarely play the album, but when I do those beats bump hard!. It's def meant to be played loud and with lots of bass, but when you think of Janet Jackson it's just not one of the first albums that pop in your head.

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I think its also cause the album is missing a pop record. There's pop there but its very hip-hop influenced. The entire album is midtempo. Not much there for her faster paced fans.

Her Oprah and Billboard award performances tho :yahoo:

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