The Pleasure Principle (song)

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"The Pleasure Principle"
Single by Janet Jackson
from the album Control
B-side"Fast Girls"
ReleasedMay 12, 1987
Format7" single, 12" single, CD single
RecordedOctober 1985;
Flyte Tyme Studios
(Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Genre
Length4:57
LabelA&M
Songwriter(s)Monte Moir
Producer(s)Monte Moir
Janet Jackson singles chronology
"Diamonds"
(1987)
"The Pleasure Principle"
(1987)
"Making Love in the Rain"
(1987)
"Diamonds"
(1987)
"The Pleasure Principle"
(1987)
"Making Love in the Rain"
(1987)

"The Pleasure Principle" is a new jack swing and pop song by the singer Janet Jackson. It is about her not wanting a loveless relationship and not settling for materialism. The song is from her album Control.

The song hit #14 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] This was the only song from Jackson to not chart in the Top 10. It was released in May 1987.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Pleasure Principle". The Billboard. Retrieved Aug 13, 2015.