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Is this really you? We really got rolling when we did the song "If". Writing a song can happen any kind of way Jimmy [Jam] was watching a ballgame and playing around on the keyboards. I ask him to play the chords he was playing again I've had those feelings [expressed in the song].. But she's not, so she can't, so she gets pretty frustrated in the second verse — without it being too much.

It's still within good taste. Entertainment Weekly exclaimed it "takes Jackson into exciting new terrain," blending her vocals with "a traffic jam in a city of cyborgs. Listening to it and reading the lyrics Janet wrote in a Virgin Records conference room, I blush - in itself a rare occurrence.

Jackson's vocals were delivered at "break-neck speed, practically rapping about the salacious pleasures of her lover," while its production had "a lot of styles on display," including "distorted synth meets acoustic guitar. Phrased a little differently, of course. In Canada, the song debuted at number ninety-two [28] before peaking at number three in October.

The song peaked in the top ten of Sweden, the Netherlands, and New Zealand, also peaking within the top twenty in Australia. It takes place in an Asian nightclub, displaying touch-screen technology and web cameras used to monitor the interactions of patrons. Jackson is the club's main performer, being observed by patrons through screens who are able to enter the function by saying the correct password.

During taping I kept saying, 'Oh, my god, I'm glad my mother is not here. This version was shown on many music channels due to the original's suggestive visuals regarded as very explicit at the time. The uncensored video appears on the From janet. The Videos compilation, while the alternate version is included on the janet. The video opens with a moonlit scene of a woman wearing a Kimono walking towards a building in an Asian village.

The woman walks to the door, looks into a hidden camera and says the password, "If". A man operating the door from inside then grants her access to the festivities.

The inside of the bordello is then shown as a green light turns on, signaling male dancers to be lowered from the ceiling, who descend upside down on ropes in a winding fashion simulating a corkscrew. The woman is then shown entering the club. A wider view of the club is then revealed, with club patron watching the stage as female dancers perform. Various scenes of people attending the club are shown through touch-screen monitors and web cameras.

Multiple screens are shown, and a man watching some of the other patron on the monitor uses the futuristic touch-screen to select angles of the performance on the main stage. The doors on the main platform then rapidly open as Janet, who is wearing a black and white top, black pants and a Bohemian choker, descends the stairs and enters the main stage, surrounded by blowing red fabric and a radiant white light.

She focuses solely on one man in the audience watching her through the monitor as she and her dancers start performing a sexually suggestive dance routine, three women in high fashion outfits are shown walking through the club and observing the men in attendance through a monitor.

As Jackson continues entertaining the crowd, the woman who was originally shown entering the bordello is again seen walking through the event, quickly paying one of the guards to allow her into the club's private sector. Jackson continues the routine as additional scenes on a monitor are briefly seen. This leads into the video's choreographed breakdown, with Jackson performing the routine as angles switch multiple times. Jackson continues the intricate dance while a woman is shown touching the image of a man's faces on another screen.

Another woman is then shown on a webcam, becoming aroused while observing a couple engaging in sexual activity. The video's final dance sequence begins, with Janet grabbing a male dancer's crotch region and simulating oral sex, before placing him on the floor and bending him over. Janet continues to seductively watch the man in the audience as she performs, kneeling before the male dancer and then lowering him to floor.

The video ends with the man in the audience passionately touching an image of Janet on the monitor, as the woman who was shown entering the club is then seen exiting and walking towards the village.

Described by Jackson as "a female fantasy," David Ritz of Rolling Stone analyzed the video to include "tantalizing bodies" and "mock-cunnilingus," along with the "scrambled" reality and rampant voyeurism of Jackson watching herself as she's observed by others through various monitors. The video's attire is all black, with the concept of "an overheated sexual fantasy," in specific a male dancer being "grabbed, pawed and shoved around" by Jackson as she "drops down, reaches through his legs and grabs his crotch," before she changes positions, "seizes his head and pulls it down to her own crotch.

Janet Jackson has grown up. The transformation was dramatic. Twenge, author of Generation Me: Music videos by female artists have contributed to the trend," with Jackson "heavily implying male-on-female oral sex in music videos by pushing down on a man's head until he's in exactly the right position. Young Women Remake the Sexual Revolution states that "[i]n the early to mids, oral sex even reached mainstream music as politically charged demand of truly liberated women," citing Jackson as a prime example of a female artist simulating cunnilingus in her videos, specifically in "If.

The video was innovative for its depiction of touch-screen technology and web cams , which were not yet invented at the time of its release. The video featured futuristic technology, specifically high definition touch screens. I wanted the actors in the video to use these screens to communicate, and relate with each other in the clubs.

Similar to what we all do with our smart phones and tablets today. As I look at our lives now, it seems that life is imitating art. She merged the two opposites seamlessly, from baggy jeans and floppy hats to skintight Navajo bra tops in the "If" video. I saw that, and I admired it and wanted to be like her," calling Jackson a "powerful role model" with "her own identity".

The gays want to be like her. Men want to do morally questionable things to her Jackson's videography, the "If" video in particular, helped establish Tina Landon 's career as a legendary choreographer, with many subsequent female pop artist, including Britney Spears , Rihanna , Jennifer Lopez , Pink , Shakira , and Christina Aguilera , requesting to work with her for their own music videos and projects. Though it'd no doubt be considered tame by today's standards, Janet's exposed stomach and bra made for the hottest performance of the year.

On the janet. World Tour , Jackson performed "If" as the opening song. And she came equipped with the tough dance moves, firm muscles and seven costume changes to emphasize the difference. On the Number Ones, Up Close and Personal tour, The Boston Herald called the performance "an all-out dance onslaught," praising her ability to still perform "the same stylized dance moves from the classic video. Jackson if you're nasty ", also saying this "served as reminders that dancing is sometimes as important as the songs themselves.

Jackson hasn't lost a step — even at In , Esquire Magazine placed the song's "hypothetical" situation among their list of "Sexiest Janet Jackson songs," saying "Janet wants you but you're in another relationship and she respects boundaries but her mind is still dirty. Satwell considered the song "overwhelming" in the current mainstream landscape, in comparison to "our David Guetta glut.

Satwell expressed consistently hearing "strains of its DNA" in various songs; its fusion of varied genres was considered to inspire subsequent stylistic songs such as LCD Soundsystem 's " One Touch ," Rihanna 's " Rockstar ," and Aaliyah 's " What If? The song was applauded as a "sweaty, sexy dance workout" which "still holds up" twenty years after its premiere.

The song's peak of "sweet harmonies of the bridge" plunges into "the crunching paradox of the chorus," ultimately decided to be "more metallic than carnal". Ryan Gosling's daughters believe dad is an astronaut after visiting him on the set of his new movie First Man.

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