Greatest Hits CD (2000)

Artist: Whitney Houston

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An unprecedented two-CD collection featuring Whitney's classic #1 hits and explosive remixes, plus previously unreleased rarities, fan favorites and four incredible new tracks. Guest artists include Enrique Iglesias, George Michael and Deborah Cox.

Specifications

Label Bmg/arista
SKU 60399237
UPC 078221462624
UPC 14 00078221462624
Format CD
Release Date 5/16/2000
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Author Whitney Houston
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Associated Artist/Work Carey, Mariah
Associated Artist/Work Houston, Cissy
Associated Artist/Work Original Soundtrack
Artist Influence Aretha Franklin
Artist Influence Chaka Khan
Artist Influence Cissy Houston
Artist Influence Diana Ross
Artist Influence Dionne Warwick
Artist Influence Donna Summer (Vocals)
Artist Influence Esther Phillips
Artist Influence Evelyn "Champagne" King
Artist Influence Minnie Riperton
Artist Influence Stevie Wonder
Artist Influence Teddy Pendergrass
Artist Influence The Abyssinian Baptist Choir
Artist Influence The Sweet Inspirations
Artist Influence Tina Turner
Artist Influence Wilson Pickett
Artist Contemporary Anita Baker
Artist Contemporary Celine Dion
Artist Contemporary Christina Aguilera
Artist Contemporary En Vogue
Artist Contemporary George Michael
Artist Contemporary Gloria Estefan
Artist Contemporary Janet Jackson
Artist Contemporary Jennifer Holliday (Singer/Actress)
Artist Contemporary Jennifer Rush
Artist Contemporary Karyn White
Artist Contemporary Lionel Richie
Artist Contemporary Luther Vandross
Artist Contemporary Madonna
Artist Contemporary Mariah Carey
Artist Contemporary Michael Jackson
Artist Contemporary Natalie Cole
Artist Contemporary Thelma Houston
Artist Contemporary TLC
Artist Contemporary Toni Braxton
Artist Contemporary Vanessa Williams (R&B)
Artist Contemporary Will to Power
Artist Follower Aaliyah
Artist Follower Ariana Grande
Artist Follower Beyonc?
Artist Follower Blanca
Artist Follower Brandy
Artist Follower Britney Spears
Artist Follower Christina Aguilera
Artist Follower Deborah Cox
Artist Follower Destiny's Child
Artist Follower Faith Hill
Artist Follower Fifth Harmony
Artist Follower Heather Headley
Artist Follower Idina Menzel
Artist Follower Jennifer Hudson
Artist Follower Jennifer Lopez
Artist Follower Lauryn Hill
Artist Follower Mary J. Blige
Artist Follower Mickey Guyton
Artist Follower Monica
Artist Follower Natalie La Rose
Artist Follower R. Kelly
Artist Follower SWV
Artist Follower Xscape
Technical Info
CatalogID 07822146262
Lable Name Arista
Released 05/16/2000
Original Release 2000
Number of Discs 2
SPARE Code n/a
Length 155m : 31s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00078221462624
Musical Guests
Kelly Price
Faith Evans
George Michael
Deborah Cox
Jermaine Jackson
Enrique Iglesias
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel includes: Whitney Houston, Deborah Cox, Kelly Price, George Michael, Jermaine Jackson, Faith Evans, Enrique Iglesias.
Producers include: Raphael Saadiq, Q-Tip, David Foster, Rodney Jerkins, Wyclef Jean.
Includes liner notes by Amy Linden.
Personnel: Whitney Houston (vocals); Deborah Cox (vocals, background vocals); Enrique Iglesias, Faith Evans, Jermaine Jackson, Kelly Price (vocals); Jay Williams, Al McDowell (guitar); Mac Quayle (keyboards, programming); Eric Kupper, Lenny Underwood (keyboards); Shae Jones (background vocals).
Audio Mixers: Chris Cox; Tony Coluccio; Dave Darlington; David Cole; David Morales ; Erick "More" Morillo; Harry "Choo Choo" Romero; Hex Hector; C.J. Mackintosh; Jellybean; Jon Douglas; Jonathan Peters; Jose Nunez; Junior Vasquez; Mac Quayle; Mark Taylor ; Peter Mokran; Robert Clivill?s; Steve Lipson; Brian Rawling.
Audio Remixers: Dexter Simmons; Dronez; Peter Rauhofer; Thunderpuss 2000.
Liner Note Authors: Whitney Houston; Mya; Amy Linden.
Recording information: Enterprise Studios, LA, CA.
Arrangers: John Clayton; Karlin; Kashif; Soulshock; David Foster.
It should come as no surprise that a woman who counts Dionne Warwick as a cousin, Aretha Franklin as a family friend, and whose mother was a legendary session and gospel singer, became a phenomenally successful R&B act. Perhaps more surprising is that it took 17 years after first signing with Arista for Whitney Houston to produce her first greatest hits album.
These hits are neatly compartmentalized into a "Cool Down" and a "Throw Down" disc, the former featuring ballads such as "Saving All My Love for You," while the latter showcases remixes of Whitney's uptempo singles such as "How Will I Know." Four new songs, three of which are duets, are also included. At the time of release, her golden voice had led to 16 Number 1 hits (that's two more than Madonna), an Emmy, Grammys and several notable collaborations. A stocking-filler for years to come, we'll wager.
Artist Overview
As the daughter of gospel/R&B singer Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston was literally born to sing. Initially a back-up vocalist and fashion model, Houston leapt to solo stardom with her self-titled debut in 1985. Well into the next decade, she remained one of the most successful pop artists, racking up movie roles (THE BODYGUARD, WAITING TO EXHALE), platinum album sales, and the kind of admiration reserved for the very best in the music industry. The pop diva seemed to weather a rocky marriage to Bobby Brown (whom she ultimately divorced) and a severe drug addiction, but died in a Beverly Hills hotel on the eve of the Grammy Awards in February 2012.
Professional Reviews
Vibe (8/00, p.165) - "...Timeless tunes and remixed classics....pure pop-soul magic....Houston remains an invincible artist."
Disc 1
1 You Give Good Love,Fine - (previously unreleased)
2 Saving All My Love For You,If I Told You That - (Rodney Jerkins remix, with George Michael)
3 Greatest Love Of All, The,It's Not Right But It's Okay - (Thunderpuss remix)
4 All At Once,My Love Is Your Love - (Jonathan Peters remix)
5 If You Say My Eyes Are Beautiful - (with Jermaine Jackson),Heartbreak Hotel - (featuring Faith Evans/Kelly Price)
6 Didn't We Almost Have It All,I Learned From The Best - (HQ2 remix)
7 Where Do Broken Hearts Go,Step By Step - (Junior Vasquez remix)
8 All The Man That I Need,I'm Every Woman - (C&C remix)
9 Run To You,Queen Of The Night - (CJ Mackintosh remix)
10 I Have Nothing,I Will Always Love You - (Hex Hector remix)
11 I Will Always Love You,Love Will Save The Day - (Jellybean And David Morales remix)
12 Exhale (Shoop Shoop),I'm Your Baby Tonight - (Erik Morillo/Harry Choo Choo/Jose Nunez remix)
13 Why Does It Hurt So Bad,So Emotional - (David Morales remix)
14 I Believe In You And Me,I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - (Junior Vasquez remix)
15 Heartbreak Hotel - (with Faith Evans/Kelly Price),How Will I Know - (Junior Vasquez remix)
16 My Love Is Your Love,Greatest Love Of All, The - (Junior Vasquez remix)
17 Same Script, Different Cast - (previously unreleased, with Deborah Cox),One Moment In Time - (bonus track)
18 Could I Have This Kiss Forever - (previously unreleased, with Enrique Iglesias),Star Spangled Banner, The - (live, bonus track)
Disc 2
1 You Give Good Love,Fine - (previously unreleased)
2 Saving All My Love For You,If I Told You That - (Rodney Jerkins remix, with George Michael)
3 Greatest Love Of All, The,It's Not Right But It's Okay - (Thunderpuss remix)
4 All At Once,My Love Is Your Love - (Jonathan Peters remix)
5 If You Say My Eyes Are Beautiful - (with Jermaine Jackson),Heartbreak Hotel - (featuring Faith Evans/Kelly Price)
6 Didn't We Almost Have It All,I Learned From The Best - (HQ2 remix)
7 Where Do Broken Hearts Go,Step By Step - (Junior Vasquez remix)
8 All The Man That I Need,I'm Every Woman - (C&C remix)
9 Run To You,Queen Of The Night - (CJ Mackintosh remix)
10 I Have Nothing,I Will Always Love You - (Hex Hector remix)
11 I Will Always Love You,Love Will Save The Day - (Jellybean And David Morales remix)
12 Exhale (Shoop Shoop),I'm Your Baby Tonight - (Erik Morillo/Harry Choo Choo/Jose Nunez remix)
13 Why Does It Hurt So Bad,So Emotional - (David Morales remix)
14 I Believe In You And Me,I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - (Junior Vasquez remix)
15 Heartbreak Hotel - (with Faith Evans/Kelly Price),How Will I Know - (Junior Vasquez remix)
16 My Love Is Your Love,Greatest Love Of All, The - (Junior Vasquez remix)
17 Same Script, Different Cast - (previously unreleased, with Deborah Cox),One Moment In Time - (bonus track)
18 Could I Have This Kiss Forever - (previously unreleased, with Enrique Iglesias),Star Spangled Banner, The - (live, bonus track)

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