80s Song of the Day: Nasty by Janet Jackson

Nasty by Janet Jackson was released in the United States on April 15, 1986, with You’ll Never Find (A Love Like Mine) as the B side. It was a single from Jackson’s third studio album Control. Continue reading

80s Song of the Day: Control by Janet Jackson

To quote Ms. Jackson herself, this is a story about Control. The fourth single from her third platinum-selling album of the same name, Control was released on October 21, 1986, with Fast Girls as the B side.

The song peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Janet’s fourth consecutive Top 5 hit. The accompanying music video was choreographed by Paula Abdul and starred Janet’s Good Times costar Ja’net Dubois as her mother.