Dream Street (Janet Jackson album)

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Dream Street
Studio album by
Janet Jackson
ReleasedOctober 23, 1984
Recorded1983–1984
Genre
Length37:45
LabelA&M
Producer
  • Marlon Jackson
  • Jesse Johnson
  • Giorgio Moroder
  • Pete Bellotte
Janet Jackson chronology
'Janet Jackson
(1982)
Dream Street 'Control
(1986)
Singles from Dream Street
  1. "Don't Stand Another Chance"
    Released: August 13, 1984
  2. "Two to the Power of Love"
    Released: September 15, 1984
  3. "Fast Girls"
    Released: October 23, 1984
  4. "Dream Street"
    Released: November 20, 1984

Dream Street is the second studio album by American recording artist Janet Jackson. It was released on October 23, 1984, by A&M Records. The album was produced by her brother, Marlon Jackson.[1] Her brother Michael Jackson added vocal ad-libs.[1] During the summer of 1984 it was a top ten R&B hit.

Track listing[change | change source]

Standard
No. TitleWriter(s)Producer(s) Length
1. "Don't Stand Another Chance"  
M. Jackson 4:14
2. "Two to the Power of Love"   3:06
3. "Pretty Boy"  Jesse JohnsonJohnson 6:32
4. "Dream Street"  
  • Moroder
  • Bellotte
3:52
5. "Communication"  Paul Bliss
  • Moroder
  • Bellotte
3:12
6. "Fast Girls"  JohnsonJohnson 3:18
7. "Hold Back the Tears"  Chris Eaton
  • Moroder
  • Bellotte
3:14
8. "All My Love to You"  
  • M. Jackson
  • Anthony Patler
M. Jackson 5:44
9. "If it Takes All Night"  
  • Moroder
  • Bellotte
4:09

Charts[change | change source]

Chart (1984) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 147[2]
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 19[2]

Personnel and production[change | change source]

  • "Don't Stand Another Chance" & "All My Love to You" produced by Marlon Jackson for V.B.M. Productions; associate producer on track 1: John Barnes. Track 1 arranged by Marlon Jackson & John Barnes; track 2 arranged by Marlon Jackson & Tony Patler. "Don't Stand Another Chance" recorded & mixed by Bill Botrill. "All My Love To You" recorded & mixed by Jeremy Smith. John Barnes: Keyboards, Moog Bass, Fairlight Programming & Drum Programming (track 1); Jonathan Moffat: Simmons Drums (track 1); Jackie/Michael/Tito Jackson, Dino Espinosa: Vocal Backing (track 1); Marlon Jackson: Drum Programming & Vocal Backing (track 2); Greg Phillinganes: Keyboards, Moog Bass; Tony Patler: Keyboards; Maxine & Julia Waters, Marva King: Vocal Backing (track 2)
  • "Fast Girls" & "Pretty Boy" arranged & produced by Jesse Johnson. Recorded by Peter Martinsen. Mixed by Peggy McCreery. Remixed by Peter Martinsen.
  • "Communication", "If It Takes All Night", "Dream Street", "Hold Back the Tears" & "Two to the Power of Love" produced by Giorgio Moroder & Pete Bellotte. All tracks arranged by Phil Shenale & Arthur Barrow, except "Hold Back the Tears" (arranged by Mitchell Froom). Recorded by Steve Bates & Steve Hodge; Mixed by Brian Reeves. Mitchell Froom, Phil Shenale: Keyboards; Arthur Barrow: Bass & Keyboards; Richie Zito: Guitars
    • Mastered by Brian Gardner at Bernie Grundman Mastering.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ed Hogan. "AllMusic Review". AllMusic. Retrieved 14 September 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Dream Street - Janet Jackson". Janet Jackson - chart=all. Retrieved 2010-07-02.