Janet Jackson 20 Y.O. (Virgin Records (India), CD, Rs. 350) This album is possibly a determined effort by the singer to prove that the industry cannot shut her down. In the album, which flows from one unremarkable electropop number to the next, Jackson's individuality is missing. Of course, there are a couple of songs that are moderately enjoyable. "Daybreak" and "Enjoy" help you recall her more freewheeling days. There's also "So Excited" featuring Khia, a breathy number that might have worked much better if not for the overt innuendo that Jackson throws into this and other numbers. Excised from the album are sensuality or spontaneity, characteristics of Jackson's music. In their place is a package of mechanically assembled beats, gasps, sighs and half-whispers. RAKESH MEHAR

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