Whitney Houston: The Deluxe 25th Anniversary Edition

*We all know that Whitney is back, but let’s go back… way back … back into time.

It’s 1985 and the album that introduced the world to Ms Houston emerges like a curtain, which is drawn to reveal the shimmering light of a talent that could never return to the shadows.

Fast forward 25 years and classic romantic ballads such as Saving All My Love For You demonstrate the sheer beauty of Houston’s vocals, which are the perfect soundtrack for reliving the eighties.

In the time since her debut album, Ms Houston’s life has hit as many highs and lows as her vocal range, yet it is her voice that has stood the test of time. In 2010 just one bar of How Will I Know or Greatest Love of All is enough to get you out of your seat and singing along with or without an imaginary mic.

The album offers more than ballads with funky remixes of Thinking About You and Someone For Me. There are also duets in the shape of Take Good Care of My Heart, a duet with Jermaine Jackson and Hold Me, a Duet with the late great Teddy Pendergrass.

As if that wasn’t enough there is a DVD with three rare TV performances, all four classic music videos, and newly filmed interviews from Whitney and Clive Davis. With all your senses, reminisce on the love we had, and still have, for the real deal.


You Give Good Love
Thinking About You
Someone For Me
Saving All My Love For You
Nobody Loves Me Like You Do
How Will I Know
All At Once
Take Good Care Of My Heart
Greatest Love Of All
Hold Me (Duet With Teddy Pendergrass)

Thinking About You (Remix by Bruce Forest)
Someone For Me (Remix by Alan Coulthard)
How Will I Know (A Cappella)
How Will I Know (Remix by Jellybean)
Greatest Love Of All (Live)

“Home” – Whitney Houston’s premiere performance on the Merv Griffin Show

Fiona McKinson
MA Journalism Studies
Freelance Journalist/Web Editor