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Discipline is the tenth studio album by American recording artist Janet Jacksonreleased by Island Records on February 26, It is her only album released on Island Records, after Solemn Art - Final Dawn - Under The Bleeding Sky five album My Brother Woody - Various - Free Design School with Virgin Records America was fulfilled with the release of 20 Y.
Jackson's long-time producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol - Eyes Open not contribute to the project.
The album was executive produced by Island Urban president Dupri and Jackson. Four singles were released from the album; the first, " Feedback ", was released as a digital download in December The song reached number nineteen on the Billboard Hot chart, becoming Jackson's best charting single since 's " Someone to Call My Lover ".
The deluxe version of Discipline contained a DVD documenting the production and promotion of the album and music videos. The album received generally positive reviews, with critics arguing that it was an improvement on Jackson's two previous albums.
Despite positive reviews, it became one of her least successful albums. It debuted at number one on the US Billboard Feedback - Janet* - Discipline (An Official Up Close & Personal Look At Janets New Album)becoming her sixth to top the chart, and it was her first album to reach number one in the United States after 's All for You.
However, sales of the album quickly fell, and by June, the album's promotion had officially ended. Jackson started her Rock Witchu Tour —with the support of Live Nation —in early September to positive reviews, but by the end of that month, Jackson parted with her record label due to the album's commercial failure. In Julyit was announced that Jackson had signed a recording contract with Island Recordsafter her five album deal with Virgin Records America was fulfilled with the release of her album 20 Y.
Jackson's tenth studio album, Disciplinewhich was an acknowledgment of Jackson's commitment, focus, and dedication to her career, was released on February 26, under the supervision of label head L. And to have had the success that I've had — not excluding God by any means — but it takes a great deal of focus. Jackson's long-time producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, did not contribute to the project. She did not write or co-write any songs on the album, a departure from her usual practice of co-writing and producing all of the songs on her albums.
The DVD is split into five chapters that document the production of the album, its promotion, and the "Feedback" music video. She spent two days working on photos for the cover and credit booklet, revealing that she still feels uncomfortable in front of the camera despite two decades in the music industry.
In the second chapter, "The Studio", Jackson expressed her opinion on recording work, stating that although she usually enjoyed the experience, it was, at times, tedious. She discusses further how her songs are built up in layers and parts, from melodies and background vocals or sounds.
The DVD reveals that the eight dancers had been practicing for over a week before they started working with Jackson. The dancers then had three days to rehearse with Jackson and a further two days to complete the video.
Jackson described the video as a metaphor for sexual tension. Jackson told the director that she wanted a futuristic, moody concept, and he came up with the idea of jumping between planets. The final chapter is the lead music video in its entirety. The album's first single " Feedback ", was released as a digital download in December Subsequent singles Feedback - Janet* - Discipline (An Official Up Close & Personal Look At Janets New Album) promoted and released primarily in the US.
The song "2nite" was featured on the second part of the soundtrack to the film Sex and the Cityentitled Sex and the City, Vol. Discipline debuted at number one on the Billboard for the issue dated ending March 15 withcopies sold. Music observed that with six number one studio albums, Jackson had "surpasse[d] her brother Michael Jacksonwho has amassed five [number one] albums.
The album achieved moderate success in Hinba - Aidan ORourke - Sirius countries, reaching number 3 in Canada with 6, copies sold during its first week  number nine in Japan where it has been certified Gold forshipments and number 9 in Switzerland,  but had low sales in most European markets.
By JuneIsland stopped promoting Discipline. The singer expressed open dissatisfaction with the promotion of the album, explaining that there would be no further single releases. In France, Discipline debuted at number 43 with just 3, copies sold. Discipline received mixed to positive reviews from most music critics. Just lie back and enjoy the sensations as pure aural auto-eroticism.
Music UK gave it seven out of ten stars saying "Still, if not perfect, there's plenty to like on Discipline, and while none of it is exactly vintage Janet, there's enough here to keep the Jackson name on pop's A-list for a little while longer. The Boston Globe music critic Joan Anderman criticized the album, saying "Jackson's decision to recycle the nympho routine one more time is just boring [ Instead, she has trussed herself up in vinyl to coo another batch of digitized porn.
New York Times music critic Kelefa Sanneh commented, saying, "If anything, Discipline may be too subtle: a pretty, smartly produced collection that sometimes sounds like background music. Jackson had to reschedule nine dates on the first leg of the tour due to vestibular migraines. On September 22—while on the Live Nation-supported tour of North America—Jackson parted company with her recording label Island; their month relationship was dissolved per a request by Jackson.
In early September she had stated, "I can't say if we'll be working with them in the future. I don't know what the future holds between the two of us. Always known to Feedback - Janet* - Discipline (An Official Up Close & Personal Look At Janets New Album) new ground and set trends, Janet's departure from Island Records makes her one of the first superstar artists to have the individual freedom to promote their work through a variety of avenues such as iTunes, mobile carriers and other diverse and innovative channels".
Jackson told Sister 2 Sister magazine, "There Kamnouze - Premier Extrait some people who didn't like the direction I took with this album. I love doing dance songs and I think my fans expect that of me.
I have been getting more behind the scenes with film and television. I will probably continue to do music — and acting is still a strong passion of mine — but I really have been loving behind-the-scenes work: producing, directing and all the technical stuff". But we respect and support Janet". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Janet Jackson. Manuel Seal, Jr. Main article: Rock Witchu Tour. Rodney Jerkins Dernst Emile. Darkchild D'Mile. Jerkins Theron Thomas Timothy Thomas.
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