Monday, March 21, 2011
LOVE WILL SAVE THE DAY ~ WHITNEY HOUSTON
"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" is the fastest-tempoed song on the album Whitney. Produced by Jellybean Benitez and featuring Roy Ayers, the song is one of the uptempo numbers on the album that also includes "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" and "So Emotional". Houston had stronger performances on the charts prior to this song but it did remain in the top forty for eleven weeks, and reached fifth place 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 thirty-seven; and was a minor hit in Australia, peaking at seventy-seven. "Love Will Save the Day" remained in the Billboard Hot 100 for thirteen weeks. It was Houston's third number-one single on the Billboard Hot Club/Dance Play Charts.