Making Love in the Rain

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"Making Love in the Rain"
Single by Herb Alpert with vocals by Lisa Keith and Janet Jackson
from the album Keep Your Eye on Me
B-side "Rocket to the Moon"
Released July 20, 1987
Format 7" vinyl maxi-single, 12" vinyl maxi-single, cassette single
Genre Pop, smooth jazz, R&B, quiet storm
Length 5:53
Label A&M
Writer(s) James Harris, Terry Lewis
Producer(s) Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
Herb Alpert chronology
"Diamonds"
(1987)
"Making Love in the Rain"
(1987)
"3 O'clock Jump"
(1989)
Janet Jackson chronology
"The Pleasure Principle"
(1987)
"Making Love in the Rain"
(1987)
"Funny How Time Flies (When You're Having Fun)"
(1987)
Lisa Keith chronology
"Keep Your Eye on Me"
(1987)
"Making Love in the Rain"
(1987)
"Better Than You"
(1993)

"Making Love in the Rain" is the third single by Herb Alpert from his Keep Your Eye on Me album. It features vocals from Lisa Keith (lead) and Janet Jackson (back-up).

"Making Love in the Rain" was a big success on the U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, reaching number seven, and did moderately well on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 35.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 35
U.S. Hot Black Singles 7
U.S. Adult Contemporary 21

Official versions/remixes[edit]

  • Album version – 5:53
  • Instrumental – 5:49
  • 12" mix – 5:50
  • 7" edit – 3:58

Track listings[edit]

Canada/Japan/US/West Germany 7" single
  1. "Making Love in the Rain" (edit)
  2. "Rocket to the Moon"
UK 7"
  1. "Making Love in the Rain" (edit)
  2. "Making Love in the Rain" (instrumental)
UK/West Germany 12"
  1. "Making Love in the Rain" (12" mix)
  2. "Making Love in the Rain" (instrumental)
  3. "The Herb Alpert CD Megamix"
US 12"
  1. "Making Love in the Rain" (12" mix)
  2. "Diamonds" (Cool Summer Mix)
  3. "Keep Your Eye on Me" (extended mix)

Samples[edit]