"Love on the Brain" is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna for her eighth studio album, Anti (2016). It was written and produced by Fred Ball, with additional writing by Joseph Angel and Rihanna, and Kuk Harrell serving as the vocal producer. The song was provided to rhythmic contemporary and urban contemporary radio stations on September 27, 2016, as the album's fourth single. "Love on the Brain" is a doo-wop and soul ballad inspired by 1950s and 1960s music. .