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When I Think of You
Song

When I Think of You

Janet Jackson
Album:
Control

Song Meaning and Background of When I Think Of You By Janet Jackson


The song, written by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, who are also record producers, is about a person who finds solace and enjoyment in a relationship.


It reached the top spot on the US Billboard Hot 100 for the first time in Jackson's career and peaked at number 10 in the UK.


In the "When I Think of You" music video, Jackson is shown walking around a neighbourhood. The same mysterious man appears at each site she visits, addresses her briefly, and then vanishes as she turns around.


Lyrics of When I Think Of You By Janet Jackson


Ooh, baby

Anytime my world gets crazy

All I have to do to calm it

Is just think of you

 

It's when I think of you, baby

Nothing else seems to matter

It's when I think of you, baby

All I think about is our love

 

I just get more attached to you

When you hold me in your arms

And squeeze me

And you leave me making me blue

 

It's when I think of you, baby

Nothing else seems to matter

It's when I think of you, baby

All I think about is our love

 

So in love (So in love)

Ooh (So in love), With you (So in love)

Baby (So in love), ooh, (So in love)

Yeah (So in love), with you (So in love)

(So in love)

 

When I think of you

(When I think of you)

When I think of you

(When I think of you)

Bass

 

I'm so in love

I just think of you

When you're not around, I

When I think of you

 

(So in love) Ooh (So in love)

So in love (So in love), with you (So in love)

Baby, you (So in love), ooh (So in love)

So in love (So in love), with you (So in love)

 

Break

Feels so good

When I think of you

Yeah, yeah, yeah

Release Date

1986

Songwriter/s

James Harris III, Terry Lewis

Producer/s

Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis

Label/s

A&M

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