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5.0 out of 5 stars
Indeed, Janet is in Control, 9 May 2002
Control is an excellent album from a truly gifted and talented musical icon. It showed that Janet was indeed her own individual and not just another "Jackson," and it catipulted her into the ranks of superstardom. I can remember all of the singles off this album from my childhood, each one of them bringing a smile to my face when I remember those days of not having a care in the world. It was by far the edgiest album released by a Jackson at the time, which was refreshing considering her previous two albums were more conventional pop. Jimmy Jam once said that they wanted the album to be one that would be in all black households in America, and I'm sure they achieved that feat, and then some. No album from 1986 made a more bold, confident statement than Janet's Control, and to this day there are imitators but no duplicators of magic that this album unleashed.