Posted by DjPaulT on November 7th, 2016
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.
Love Will Save The Day (A Cappella) 5:17
Remix – Ric Wake
Love Will Save The Day (Single Version) 4:22
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
U.S. CHART HISTORY:
|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|
Label: Arista – ADI-9721
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul
Style: Soul, Garage House, Synth-pop
Producer – John “Jellybean” Benitez
From the LP “WHITNEY”
Find the 12″ on DISCOGS
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck
Phono Pre-amp: Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube: Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
Record Cleaning: VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans: Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removal: Manual
FLAC/MP3 Conversion: dBpoweramp
M3U Playlist: Playlist Creator
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi
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