Posted by DjPaulT on March 6th, 2012
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988
“Love Will Save the Day” was the fifth single by American singer-songwriter Whitney Houston from her second multi-platinum studio album Whitney. The single was released in July 1988 by Arista Records.
“Love Will Save the Day was produced by John “Jellybean” Benitez and features Roy Ayers on Vibraphone (Vibes).
At this time, Whitney Houston had achieved a record-breaking string of seven number-one hits, with four of those #1’s from her current album “Whitney”. “Love Will Save the Day” did not become Houston’s eighth consecutive number one, but continued her trend of hit singles by peaking in the US Top 10. The #9 peak on the Hot 100 was Houston’s lowest solo peak up to this time. The song also made the Top 10 without an accompanying music video.
Houston had stronger performances on the charts prior to this song but it did remain in the top 40 for 11 weeks, and reached #5 on the R&B Chart, and #1 on the Hot Club/Dance Play Tracks.
Internationally, the song mostly saw less success except in the United Kingdom, where it went Top 10 and Switzerland, where it went Top 20. It was a moderate hit in Germany, making 37; and was a minor hit in Australia, peaking at 77.
|Special note about this single: The b-side of the US 7″ contains an Edited Remix of “How Will I Know”. This version is an edit of the 12″ Jellybean Dance Re-mix and is an exclusive b-side of “Love Will Save The Day” released only in the US, Canada and Japan.|
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
|1988||Love Will save The Day||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||#9|
|1988||Love Will save The Day||U.S. Billboard US Hot Adult Contemporary Chart||#10|
|1988||Love Will save The Day||U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles||#5|
|1988||Love Will save The Day||U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play||#1|
Side A: From the album “Whitney”
Side B: From the album “Whitney Houston”
Sleeve states:Remix previously only available on the 12-Inch ADI-9449 but this information is incorrect. The Edited Remix is only available as a B-side of “Love Will Save The Day” 7″ single.
Find The 7″ On DISCOGS
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi
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