“Sexual Healing” is a song by American singer Marvin Gaye, released in October 1982 with the instrumental version on the B.side as the lead single from his seventeenth album, “Midnight Love”. It marked a comeback for Gaye, becoming one of his most significant and popular songs.
“Sexual Healing” is characterized by its seductive and smooth R&B sound. It features Marvin Gaye’s soulful vocals over a distinctive bassline and a catchy, danceable rhythm. Lyrically, the song discusses the healing power of sexual intimacy and connection in a relationship.
The song was a massive commercial success, reaching the top ten of the charts in various countries, including the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. It earned critical acclaim for its innovative sound and was a testament to Marvin Gaye’s musical versatility and enduring talent. “Sexual Healing” remains a classic R&B track and is often considered one of Marvin Gaye’s signature songs, showcasing his ability to create timeless and influential music.