The Comfort Zone (song)

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"The Comfort Zone"
Vanessa Williams Comfort Zone 12-inch single.jpg
U.S. 12-inch vinyl single
Single by Vanessa L. Williams
from the album The Comfort Zone
Released October 29, 1991
Format 12" single
Recorded 1990
Genre R&B
Length 3:57
Label Wing
Writer(s) Kipper Jones, Reggie Stewart
Producer(s) Kipper Jones, Gerry Brown
Vanessa L. Williams singles chronology
"Running Back to You"
"The Comfort Zone"
"Save the Best for Last"

"The Comfort Zone" is the second single from Vanessa L. Williams' second studio album of the same name. (1991). It peaked at number two on the U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (behind Shanice's "I Love Your Smile") and was nominated for the 1993 Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female.

In interviews, Williams had stated that she had wanted this to be the lead single from her album but her record company chose "Running Back to You" since it was summer and they wanted an energetic song.

Track listing[edit]

U.S. 12" single
  • Side A:
  1. "The Comfort Zone" (Vanessa's Vibe Mix) (7:33)
  2. "The Comfort Zone" (Comfortable Percapella It's a Late Nite Thing!) (5:29)
  • Side B:
  1. "The Comfort Zone" (Frankie's Comfortable Mix) (6:35)
  2. "The Comfort Zone" (Frankie's Comfortable Dub) (6:46)


Chart (1991-1992)[1] Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 62
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 2
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 25