Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Runaway
3:34
2 What Have You Done for Me Lately
2 3:33
3 Nasty
3:45
4 When I Think of You
3:55
5 Escapade
3 4:46
6 Miss You Much
3:51
7 Whoops Now
4:08
8 Love Will Never Do (Without You)
4:35
9 Alright
4:40
10 The Best Things in Life Are Free
4:06
11 Control
3:29
12 The Pleasure Principle
4:14
13 Black Cat
4 4:48
14 Rhythm Nation
4:28
15 That's the Way Love Goes
3.5 4:27
16 Come Back to Me
5:38
17 Let's Wait Awhile
5 4:39
18 Twenty Foreplay
5:20
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Young Love (12" dance mix)
5:09
2 Diamonds (Cool Summer mix edit)
4:02
3 The Knowledge (Q Sound mix)
4:01
4 Say You Do (LP version)
6:49
5 Don't Stand Another Chance (LP version)
4:17
6 French Blue
6:23
7 When I Think of You (Jazzy mix)
10:19

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
O' Nicholas Raths (track 17)
violin:
Caroline Daws (track 18)
Andrea Een (track 18)
Helen Foli (track 18)
Laurie Hippen (track 18)
Dick Massman (track 18)
Brenda Mickens (track 18)
Julia Persitz (track 18)
Liz Sobieski (track 18)
other instruments:
Jimmy Jam (tracks 1, 18)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (tracks 1, 18)
cello:
Josh Koestenbaum (track 18)
Laura Sewell (track 18)
strings arranger:
Lee Blaske (tracks 16, 18)
viola:
Alice Preves (track 18)
Hasan Sumen (track 18)
drums:
Stokley Williams (track 18)
synthesizer:
Janet Jackson (track 17)
flute:
Ken Holmen (track 18)
guitar:
Mike Scott (guitarist) (tracks 1, 18)
bass:
Greg Hippen (track 18)
percussion:
Jam & Lewis (tracks 4, 17)
additional guitar:
Nuno Bettencourt (track 13)
additional engineer:
ゴウ・ホトダ (track 9)
additional producer:
C.J. Mackintosh (track 10)
Shep Pettibone (track 9)
additional programming:
Alan Friedman (track 9)
Fred McFarlane (track 9)
arranger:
Janet Jackson (tracks 1, 7, 18)
Jimmy Jam (tracks 1, 7, 18)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (tracks 1, 7, 18)
assistant engineer:
Jimmy Jam (track 12)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (track 12)
Monte Moir (track 12)
Steve Wiese (track 17)
background vocals:
Melanie Andrews (tracks 4, 17)
Janet Jackson (track 17)
Jimmy Jam (track 3)
Jellybean Johnson (track 3)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (tracks 3–4)
Jerome Benton (track 3)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Janet Jackson (track 15)
co-producer:
Janet Jackson (tracks 2–6, 8–9, 11–12, 14, 16)
Steve Wiese (track 12)
composer:
Janet Jackson (tracks 7, 13)
Monte Moir (track 12)
conductor:
Lee Blaske (track 18)
editor:
Tony Shimkin (track 9)
executive producer:
John McClain (tracks 2–5, 8, 11–12, 14, 17)
Jay Senter (tracks 4, 17)
lead vocals:
Janet Jackson (tracks 2–14, 16–17)
Luther Vandross (track 10)
lyricist:
Janet Jackson (tracks 7, 13)
Monte Moir (track 12)
mixer:
Jimmy Jam (track 16)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (track 16)
Steve Hodge (tracks 1–15, 17–18)
performer:
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (track 11)
producer:
Janet Jackson (tracks 1, 7, 13, 15, 17–18)
Jimmy Jam (tracks 1–11, 14–18)
Jellybean Johnson (track 13)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (tracks 1–10, 14–18)
Monte Moir (track 12)
recorded by:
Steve Wiese (track 11)
Steve Hodge (tracks 1–10, 12–18)
remixer:
C.J. Mackintosh (track 10)
Shep Pettibone (track 9)
Michael Wagener (track 13)
vocals:
Janet Jackson (tracks 1, 18)
vocals arranger:
Melanie Andrews (track 17)
Janet Jackson (tracks 2–5, 11–12, 14, 17)
Jimmy Jam (tracks 2–5, 8, 11, 14, 17)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (tracks 2–5, 8, 11, 14, 17)
Monte Moir (track 12)
writer:
Melanie Andrews (track 17)
Michael Bivins (track 10)
Ronnie DeVoe (track 10)
James Harris III (US producer aka Jimmy Jam) (tracks 1–6, 8–11, 14–18)
Janet Jackson (tracks 1–5, 9, 11, 14–18)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (tracks 1–6, 8–11, 14–18)
publisher:
Flyte Tyme Tunes (tracks 2–4, 6, 11–12, 17)
sampled by:
Far Nearer by Jamie xx (track 8)
How We Roll '98 by Big Pun (track 17)
samples:
is the basis for:
驅魔大法師 (track 2)
later translated versions:
Miss You Much (track 6)
recording of:
Alright (track 9)
Black Cat (track 13)
Come Back to Me (track 16)
Control (track 11)
Escapade (track 5)
Let's Wait Awhile (track 17)
Miss You Much (track 6)
Nasty (track 3)
Rhythm Nation (track 14)
Runaway (track 1)
Twenty Foreplay (track 18)
Whoops Now (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Polka Party! (track 3)

CD 2

trumpet:
Herb Alpert (track 2)
keyboard:
Joey Moskowitz (track 7)
composer:
René Moore (tracks 1, 4)
Jesse Johnson (original guitarist for The Time) (track 6)
lyricist:
Jesse Johnson (original guitarist for The Time) (track 6)
remixer:
Steve Hodge (track 2)
David Morales (track 7)
writer:
John Barnes (US soul songwriter, keyboardist, synthesizer & pianist aka LA Jay) (track 5)
James Harris III (US producer aka Jimmy Jam) (tracks 2–3, 7)
Janet Jackson (track 7)
Marlon Jackson (track 5)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (tracks 2–3, 7)
Angela Winbush (tracks 1, 4)
publisher:
A La Mode Music (tracks 1, 4)
Arista Music, Inc. (tracks 1, 4)
Flyte Tyme Tunes (track 7)
recording of:
Diamonds (track 2)
French Blue (track 6)
Say You Do (track 4)
The Knowledge (track 3)
Young Love (track 1)