Love on the Brain

2016 song by Rihanna

"Love on the Brain" is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna. It is the fourth single from her eighth studio album, Anti. She wrote the song with Fred Ball and Joseph Angel, who produced it. The song has reached number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming her 30th top-ten hit in the United States.[1]

"Love on the Brain"
Song by Rihanna
from the album Anti
ReleasedSeptember 27, 2016 (2016-09-27)
RecordedWindmark Recording Studios
Santa Monica, California, United States
  • Westbury Road
  • Roc Nation
  • Ball
  • Angel
Rihanna singles chronology
"Nothing Is Promised"
"Love on the Brain"
"Wild Thoughts"

The song is about being delirious while in love. It begins with the lyrics, "And you got me like, 'Oh' / What you want from me?" while Rihanna sings in the chorus, "Must be love on the brain / That's got me cursing my name."


  1. "Rihanna - Love On The Brain". Discogs. Retrieved 2018-03-07.