This Janet Jackson, James Harris III, and Terry Lewis penned ballad was the third single released from Jackson's self-titled fifth album. It was her seventh #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, spending two weeks on top of the chart. Harris is better known as Jimmy Jam
, and he told us that Jackson was very receptive to their musical ideas, which were all over the map. He said that she would be happy to work on dance or funk songs, often with samples they would introduce to her, "and then sit down at a piano and do something simple like 'Again."'