Janet Jackson: Janet Jackson (A&M AMLH 64907)
Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 26 March 1983
ALMOST AS if someone had said "Follow that", Mom and Pop Jackson have. Again. Sister Janet is gingerly testing the water with her first album. She has much to learn, as they say, but there are one or two signs that the water will be warm enough. She looks and sounds, much as she might hate it, like Michael did circa 'Looking Through The Windows'. But she wants to sound like he does now, and hence inferior disco stabs such as 'Say You Do'.
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