I Get Lonely was the follow-up to Janet Jackson's massive Together Again, and was the last major hit single from her controversial album The Velvet Rope. The song was one of her better attempts at smoldering soul, and the single came equipped with several hot remixes. The "TNT Remix," featuring Blackstreet, became the definitive version of the song, and turned the original solo performance into a male/female duet, with bonus beats, impassioned male vocals, and vocal effects greatly enhancing the song. Another great version is the dance mix ("Janet Vs. Jason -- The Club Remix"), courtesy of Jason Nevins, who turned Run-D.M.C.'s "It's Like That" into an international chart-topper (except in the U.S.). This time out, the sad soul tune blossoms into a vicious house jam, utilizing elements ranging from scratches to church organs. The "Jam & Lewis Feel My Bass Mix" adds a Miami-type bass feel to the song, further transforming it into a fun party jam. This is one of Jackson's better singles, where all the remixes are good yet different enough to remain interesting without sacrificing the integrity of the song.
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AllMusic Review by Jose F. Promis