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"Escapade" is the third single from American R&B-pop singer Janet Jackson's fourth studio album, Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 (1989). Song information

"Escapade" was inspired by the Martha & the Vandellas 1965 single "Nowhere to Run", which Jackson originally intended to remake, but instead choose to record a new song with a similar feel after a suggestion from producer Jimmy Jam.

Written by Jackson, James Harris III, and Terry Lewis, the song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot… read more

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As I was walkin' by
Saw you standin' there with a smile
Lookin' shy, you caught my eye
Thought you'd want to hang for a while

Janet Jackson - Escapade Lyrics


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  • Probably my all-time favourite Janet tune... except of course for Together Again. Love, love this.
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  • This song is fxxking incredible.
  • Really fun! ┗(^0^)┓ ┏(^0^)┛
  • Great melody, great songwriting, and great producing. A pop classic!
  • One of my favorite Janet Jackson songs <3 [2]
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  • she is aweome and i like both Paula abdul and janet jackson

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