The video starts off with a futuristic theme, with Janet Jackson wearing a silver jumpsuit and dancing in front of a black wall. The video then transitions to a scene featuring Janet in a club, dancing with her back up dancers. The song and video reflect on the idea of pleasure and the idea that pleasure can be found in the simplest of things.
The video also featured a lot of robotic movements from Janet and her back up dancers, which was a unique and innovative aspect of the video. The video ends with Janet Jackson walking away with her back up dancers, symbolizing her journey for pleasure.
The Pleasure Principle music video was a groundbreaking video and it is still considered one of the best music videos from the 80s. It also helped launch Janet Jackson’s career, and it has become a classic and iconic music video that continues to be appreciated today.