Tag Archives: Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston – Exhale (Shoop Shoop)

First Hit #1: November 25, 1995 There’s something relaxed about Exhale. Whitney Houston usually goes for very big performances, but this is subtler, smaller than she usually gives us. It also sounds a bit more contented, as though she’s kind … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You

First Hit #1: November 28, 1992 Whitney Houston’s music was inevitably focused on the voice. The decision to start her version of I Will Always Love You with just her voice was something that seems like she should have done … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston – All the Man that I Need

First Hit #1: February 23, 1991 As is usual for Whitney Houston, she provides everything good about this song. Her vocal performance, as expected, is great, and she gives the chorus the right amount of passion and a bit of … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston – I’m Your Baby Tonight

First Hit #1: December 1, 1990 Mariah Carey, however, is not the only big voiced diva out there, and Whitney Houston is still a popular artist in 1990. Unfortunately, Houston is still hardly adept at picking producers, resulting in some … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston – Where Do Broken Hearts Go

First Hit #1: April 23, 1988 Now, a song that Whitney Houston just can’t redeem. Where Do Broken Hearts Go is awful, with poor production and a largely forgettable melody. Even Houston doesn’t bring her standard force of will to … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston – So Emotional

First Hit #1: January 9, 1988 To give her credit, Whitney Houston is trying for something here. She doesn’t succeed, but she tries, and that counts for something, doesn’t it? In an attempt to almost innovate, we get Houston over … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston – Didn’t We Almost Have It All

First Hit #1: September 26, 1987 I was down on I Just Can’t Stop Loving You, but I’ll give it some credit – it’s a hell of a lot better than Didn’t We Almost Have It All. As usual, it’s … Continue reading

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