The Way You Make Me Feel

original song written and composed by Michael Jackson, originally recorded by Michael Jackson and released in 1987

"The Way You Make Me Feel" is a song by Michael Jackson. It was the third single from Jackson's seventh album Bad. It was produced by Quincy Jones. Like the two singles before it, it reached number 1 in the Billboard Hot 100. It was also number 1 in Spain. He performed the song at the 1988 Grammy Awards. After Jackson died in 2009 the song entered the charts again.

"The Way You Make Me Feel"
Song by Michael Jackson
from the album Bad
ReleasedNovember 9, 1987
Recorded1987
GenreRhythm and blues
Length4:58 (Album version)
4:26 (single version)
7:54 (12" edit)
6:44 (video clip version)
LabelEpic
Songwriter(s)Michael Jackson
Producer(s)Quincy Jones
Michael Jackson (co-producer)
Michael Jackson singles chronology
"Bad"
(1987)
"The Way You Make Me Feel"
(1987)
"Man in the Mirror"
(1988)
Bad track listing
"Bad"
(1)
""The Way You Make Me Feel""
(2)
"Speed Demon"
(3)
HIStory Begins track listing
"Billie Jean"
(1)
""The Way You Make Me Feel""
(2)
"Black or White"
(3)
This Is It track listing
"Smooth Criminal"
(5)
""The Way You Make Me Feel""
(6)
"Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)"
(7)

Music videoEdit

In the video Jackson follows a girl called Tatiana Thumbtzen around and sings "The Way You Make Me Feel". La Toya Jackson appears as one of the girl's friends.

Cover versionsEdit

  • In February 2010, Whitney Houston performed "The Way You Make Me Feel" at her I Look to You Tour.