Whitney Houston (album)
Whitney Houston released her self-titled album which showcased a talent and made her one of the best voices of her time. Her debut album has so much soul on it with songs with pop, R&B, and even dance. The album became a huge success worldwide including in US where it reached number 1 and reported sales of 25 million.
Hold Me (with Teddy Pendergrass)
“Hold Me” is actually a song by Teddy Pendergrass and a collaboration with Whitney Houston. However, the song was eventually included in the album. The song is a soulful one, which both of the artists were in great vocals. The song peaked at 46 in Billboard Hot 100.
Rate: 8.0 out of 10
Thinking About You
“Thinking About You” was just a promotional single for the album. The R&B song did not manage to chart in Hot 100.
Rate: 7.5 out of 10
You Give Good Love
“You Give Good Love” was the official first single from the album and was such a soulful song with someone provocatiev lyrics. The song was moderately successful internationally, but was a huge hit in US where it reached number 3.
Rate: 8.25 out of 10
All at Once
“All at Once” was not released in the US so it did not chart there. But it has charted in some countries. It is one of the most notable songs of her in the Philippines. It was a beautiful R&B ballad which was often sang in videoke.
Rate: 8.75 out of 10
Saving All My Love for You
“Saving All My Love for You” was one the most internationally popular song from the album. The song is a R&B ballad with jazz influence. It was Whitney’s first number 1 single on Billboard Hot 100. The song talks about a woman who is a relationship with a married guy.
Rate: 8.5 out of 10
How Will I Know
“How Will I Know” is the first danceable single of Whitney Houston. It is very catchy and a fast track which didn’t compromise the beautiful voice of Whitney. It was an international hit and was Whitney’s second number 1 hit.
Rate: 8.5 out of 10
Greatest Love of All
“Greatest Love of All” was a cover song by Whitney Houston which was original by George Benson. Whitney’s version was among the most memorable song by Whitney, as it is very inspirational. It is also the standout song from the LP. The song became Whitney’s third US number 1 hit.
Rate: 9.0 out of 10
Credits: Billboard / OCC / Wikipedia
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