But there's nothing subjective about this list. These are, literally, the 50 most popular songs about sex ever, as based on each song's performance on the Billboard Hot chart from August 4, -- the inception of the Hot chart -- through the Jan. Some songs are steamy slow-jams, some are hi-octane arena-rockers, but what they all have in common and what got them on this list is that the subject matter of each song is directly related to sex, in some way. No more, no less. Got it?
It is the title track from her fifth studio album Erotica , and was released as the album's lead single on September 29, by Maverick Records. It was later included on her greatest hits albums GHV2 and Celebration The song was written by Madonna, Shep Pettibone and Anthony Shimkin, while production was handled by the singer and Pettibone. She invites her lover to be passive while making love to her and leads him to explore boundaries between pain and pleasure. The song debuted at number 13 on the Billboard Hot , becoming one of the highest debuts on the chart history at the time, eventually peaking at number three.