Janet Jackson Celebrates The 25th Anniversary Of 'The Velvet Rope' With New Deluxe Edition

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In the fall of 1997, some of our favorite artists came out with perhaps the most revered work of their careers. Mariah Carey and Usher already marked the silver anniversaries of their albums Butterfly and My Way, respectively, with special deluxe editions. Now it's time for Janet Jackson to do the same. The Queen Of Pop (yeah, we said it) made an indelible mark with her 1997 opus The Velvet Rope, and she'll mark 25 years since the album's release with The Velvet Rope: Deluxe Edition.

The set, which featured memorable singles "Got 'Til It's Gone," "Together Again," "Go Deep" and "Every Time" — in addition to many memorable album tracks, will be re-released to streaming platforms in its entirety. But to make it even more special, bonus tracks "Can't Be Stopped," "Accept Me" and "God's Stepchild" will also be added to the mix (and you won't have to wait through a minute or two of silence to access them).

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The deluxe edition will also come with remixes previously only available on CD singles. This includes "I Get Lonely (TNT Remix)" which features BLACKstreet, "Go Deep (Timbaland/Missy Remix)" featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, "Got 'Til It's Gone (Ummah Jay Dee's Revenge Mix)" and the "Together Again (Jimmy Jam Deeper Remix)" that reimagines the upbeat number as a warm, almost sultry ballad. There are also a host of club mixes from a who's who of DJs in the industry, including Armand Van Helden, David Morales, Frankie Knuckles, Masters At Work and Tony Moran.

The Velvet Rope was a game-changing album for Janet Jackson and the world as a whole upon its release, and this deluxe edition will allow fans to relive the experience in a brand-new way.

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Check out the full tracklist for The Velvet Rope: Deluxe Edition below, and look for it to hit streaming services on Friday, October 7th.

Janet Jackson The Velvet Rope: Deluxe Edition tracklist:

Component 1:
1. Interlude - Twisted Elegance
2. Velvet Rope [feat. Vanessa-Mae]
3. You
4. Got 'Til It's Gone [feat. Q-Tip & Joni Mitchell]
5. Interlude - Speaker Phone
6. My Need
7. Interlude - Fasten Your Seatbelts
8. Go Deep
9. Free Xone
10. Interlude - Memory
11. Together Again
12. Interlude - Online
13. Empty
14. Interlude - Full
15. What About
16. Every Time
17. Tonight's The Night
18. I Get Lonely
19. Rope Burn
20. Anything
21. Interlude - Sad
22. Special
23. Can't Be Stopped
24. Accept Me [Bonus Track]
25. God's Stepchild [Bonus Track]

Component 2:
1. I Get Lonely (TNT Remix Edit) with BLACKstreet
2. Got 'Til It's Gone (Ummah Jay Dee's Revenge Mix)
3. Go Deep (Timbaland/Missy Remix) featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
4. Together Again (Jimmy Jam Deeper Mix)
5. Every Time (Jam & Lewis Disco Mix)
6. I Get Lonely (Jam & Lewis Feel My Bass Mix)
7. Got 'Til It's Gone (David Morales & Frankie Knuckles Def Club Mix)
8. Together Again (Tony Moran 12" Club Mix)
9. Go Deep (Masters at Work Thunder Mix)
10. Together Again (Tony Humphries Club Mix Edit)
11. I Get Lonely (Jason vs. Janet The Club Remix)
12. Go Deep (Masters At Work Vocal Deep Disco Dub)
13. Got 'Til It's Gone (Armand Van Helden Bonus Beats)

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