35th Anniversary of Janet Jackson’s ‘Let’s Wait Awhile’
On this day in 1987, Janet Jackson’s ‘Let’s Wait Awhile’ was released as the fifth single from her ‘Control’ album, lyrically speaking about postponing intimacy in a new relationship.
It became Janet’s fifth consecutive Top 5 hit in the United States (all five songs being from the ‘Control’ album), peaking at #2. It became her fourth #1 single on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and also peaked at #2 on the Adult Contemporary chart.
It was a Top 5 hit in the UK where it has been certified Silver, peaking at #3, and Ireland, peaking at #4.
The song has been performed by Destiny’s Child in tribute to Janet, it was featured on the television show Glee, and covered by many others.
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WOW ALREADY HAPPY ANNIVERSARY LET’S WAIT AWHILE, MS.JACKSON