Tracklist

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# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
Whitney Houston 4.75 4:53
2 Just the Lonely Talking Again
Whitney Houston 5:34
3 Love Will Save the Day
Whitney Houston 5:25
4 Didn't We Almost Have It All
Whitney Houston 5:07
5 So Emotional
Whitney Houston 4:37
6 Where You Are
Whitney Houston 4:11
7 Love Is a Contact Sport
Whitney Houston 4:20
8 You're Still My Man
Whitney Houston 4:19
9 For the Love of You
Whitney Houston 5:34
10 Where Do Broken Hearts Go
Whitney Houston 5 4:39
11 I Know Him So Well
Whitney Houston duet with Cissy Houston 4:30

Credits

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acoustic guitar [Takamine]:
Shambhu (New Age and Classical acoustic guitarist) (track 7)
guitar synthesizer [Charvel GTM6 midi guitar synth]:
Corrado Rustici (tracks 1–2, 7, 10–11)
drums (drum set):
Narada Michael Walden (tracks 1, 10)
electronic drum set [Simmons]:
Greg “Gigi” Gonaway (tracks 1, 10)
electronic drum set [Simmons] and tambourine:
strings arranger:
Robbie Buchanan (track 4)
Gene Page (track 8)
Michael Gibbs (tracks 2, 10–11)
membranophone:
Paul Leim (track 6)
John “JR” Robinson (session drummer) (tracks 4, 8)
membranophone [acoustic drums]:
membranophone [Simmons tom]:
Linden Aaron (track 3)
membranophone programming:
Jellybean (US producer John Benitez) (track 3)
synthesizer:
Cory Lerios (track 11)
synthesizer [DX7 Vibes, synths]:
Frank Martin (keyboards) (track 2)
synthesizer [DX7, Oberheim, Matrix 12, Birds]:
Frank Martin (keyboards) (track 9)
synthesizer [DX7, Prophet 2002, Oberheim, Matrix 12]:
Walter Afanasieff (track 7)
synthesizer [DX7]:
Preston Glass (track 11)
synthesizer [Kurzweil, DX7, Super Jupiter]:
Walter Afanasieff (track 11)
synthesizer [Oberheim expander]:
Cory Lerios (track 7)
synthesizer [synth horns]:
Sterling Smith (track 1)
synthesizer [synths]:
Walter Afanasieff (track 1)
Michael Boddicker (track 8)
Jack Waldman (track 3)
Fred Zarr (track 3)
synthesizer [synths] programming:
Preston Glass (track 10)
guitar:
Dann Huff (track 6)
Paul Jackson, Jr. (tracks 3–4, 8)
Paul Pesco (track 6)
Ira Siegel (track 6)
bass:
Nathan East (tracks 4, 8)
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 6)
bass [electric bass]:
Randy Jackson (former bassist with Journey and American Idol judge) (tracks 2, 7, 11)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Roy Ayers (track 3)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 3)
Sammy Figueroa (track 3)
Bashiri Johnson (track 3)
percussion programming:
Preston Glass (tracks 1, 7)
Bongo Bob Smith (track 7)
keyboard [keyboards] and synthesizer [synth strings] programming:
Preston Glass (track 7)
keyboard and synthesizer [synths]:
Kashif (Michael Jones, B.T. Express) (track 6)
Ralph Schuckett (composer) (track 6)
alto saxophone:
Marc Russo (track 1)
alto saxophone and Lyricon:
Kenny G (adult contemporary/smooth jazz saxophonist) (track 9)
Rhodes piano:
Robbie Buchanan (track 8)
piano [acoustic piano]:
Randy Kerber (track 8)
piano and synthesizer [synths]:
Frank Martin (keyboards) (track 10)
piano and Rhodes piano:
Robbie Buchanan (track 4)
Moog [Moog synth]:
Randy Jackson (synthesizer) (track 9)
bells:
Preston Glass (track 10)
bass synthesizer [bass synth]:
Randy Jackson (former bassist with Journey and American Idol judge) (tracks 1, 10)
horn:
Jerry Hey (track 7)
Marc Russo (track 7)
Wayne Wallace (track 7)
horn and strings arranger:
Gene Page (track 6)
horn arranger:
Jerry Hey (track 7)
tenor saxophone:
Kenny G (adult contemporary/smooth jazz saxophonist) (tracks 2, 7)
congas:
Raul Rekow (tracks 7, 9)
additional assistant engineer:
Noah Baron (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
Rob Beaton (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
Paul Hamingson (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
Stuart Hirotsu (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
Gordon Lyon (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
Billy Miranda (engineer) (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
Ross Williams (engineer) (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
additional engineer:
Lincoln Clapp (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
Maureen Droney (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
Cal Harris (track 6)
Ken Kessie (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
Gordon Lyon (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
Dennis McKay (Engineer) (track 3)
Jay Rifkin (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
Russ Terrana (track 6)
arranger:
Toni C. (track 3)
Kashif (Michael Jones, B.T. Express) (track 6)
Jack Waldman (track 3)
Lee Holdridge (track 4)
Gene Page (track 8)
Narada Michael Walden (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
assistant engineer:
Milton Chan (Recording Engineer) (track 6)
Dana Jon Chappelle (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
Nick Delre (track 3)
Michael Dotson (engineer) (track 6)
John Dranchak (track 6)
Toni Greene (engineer) (track 3)
Jay Healy (track 3)
Fernando Kral (tracks 3–4, 8)
Bob Loftus (track 6)
Steve MacMillan (track 6)
Tony Maserati (engineer / mixer) (tracks 3–4, 8)
Dennis Mitchell (engineer) (track 6)
Paul Pesce (engineer) (track 3)
Don Peterkofsky (track 3)
Tim Reppert (track 3)
Michael C. Ross (US engineer, active 1980s–present) (track 6)
Mark Roule (track 3)
Larry Smith (American hip hop producer) (track 6)
Craig Vogel (track 3)
Amy Ziffer (track 6)
background vocals:
Kashif (Michael Jones, B.T. Express) (track 6)
Kitty Beethoven (tracks 1–2, 7, 10)
Kevin Dorsey (track 1)
Jim Gilstrap (tracks 1–2, 7, 10)
Jennifer Hall (tracks 1–2, 7, 10)
Nikki Harris (tracks 2, 7, 10)
Myrna Matthews (track 1)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Whitney Houston (tracks 1, 3, 6, 9)
composer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 11)
Toni C. (track 3)
Sam Dees (track 2)
Preston Glass (track 7)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 11)
conductor:
Michael Gibbs (tracks 2, 10–11)
engineer:
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) (tracks 4, 8)
Dean Burt (tracks 4, 8)
Michael Delugg (tracks 4, 8)
Doc Dougherty (track 3)
Fred Law (tracks 4, 8)
Michael Mancini (tracks 4, 8)
Russ Terrana (tracks 4, 8)
Michael Hutchinson (track 3)
lead vocals:
Whitney Houston (tracks 2, 4, 7–8, 10)
lyricist:
Toni C. (track 3)
Sam Dees (track 2)
Preston Glass (track 7)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 11)
Tim Rice (track 11)
mixer:
Russ Terrana (tracks 4, 8)
David Frazer (engineer) (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
Michael Hutchinson (track 3)
producer:
Kashif (Michael Jones, B.T. Express) (track 6)
Michael Masser (tracks 4, 8)
Narada Michael Walden (tracks 1–2, 5, 7, 9–11)
Jellybean (US producer John Benitez) (track 3)
programming:
Preston Glass (track 9)
Kashif (Michael Jones, B.T. Express) (track 6)
recording engineer:
David Frazer (engineer) (tracks 1–2, 7, 9–11)
solo saxophone:
Vincent Henry (track 6)
vocals:
Cissy Houston (track 11)
Whitney Houston (track 11)
writer:
James Calabrese (track 6)
Gerry Goffin (track 8)
Dyan Humes (track 6)
LeMel Humes (track 6)
Ernie Isley (track 9)
Marvin Isley (track 9)
O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (track 9)
Ronald Isley (track 9)
Rudolph Isley (track 9)
Chuck Jackson (songwriter/producer) (track 10)
Chris Jasper (track 9)
Will Jennings (track 4)
Tom Kelly (songwriter) (track 5)
Michael Masser (tracks 4, 8)
George Merrill (track 1)
Shannon Rubicam (track 1)
Billy Steinberg (track 5)
Frank Wildhorn (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (1987) (tracks 1–11)
publisher:
Bocu Music Ltd. (track 11)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 11)
mash-ups:
I Wanna Dance With Numbers (part of a “As Heard on Radio Soulwax, Part 6” DJ‐mix) by Girls on Top (track 1)
sampled by:
Aquatic by Aquarius (track 1)
Daddy by Beyoncé (track 5)
Daddy (5.1 mix) by Beyoncé (track 5)
cover recording of:
I Know Him So Well (Chess) (track 11)
later translated versions:
命運是否這樣 (track 10)
part of:
Chess (full musical) (track 11)
recording of:
Love Will Save the Day (Whitney Houston song) (track 3)
So Emotional (track 5)
Where You Are (1987) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Richard Clayderman) (track 11)

Release

executive producer: Clive Davis
photography: Richard Avedon