35 years ago today, the debut album from one of the most successful--and most powerful--singers of all time was released: Whitney Houston, a stunning 11-song achievement that launched hit singles “How Will I Know,” “Saving All My Love for You,” and “You Give Good Love.” The album would make a slow climb to number one; a full year after its release, it topped Billboard’s album charts for 14 weeks, then the second most for any album by a woman. It launched Whitney to superstardom and won her her first Grammy. Which is to say that the album is a classic, and wall-to-wall heat.
To celebrate that album’s 35th anniversary, on this, its literal 35th anniversary, Vinyl Me, Please is hyped to announce a deluxe edition of the album. Coming on 180g 2LP peaches and cream colored vinyl, this edition of Whitney Houston comes packaged in a boxset that includes:
You can buy the album in our store, right now. Call it a Valentine’s Day gift if you want, but we know you’re getting this to dance around your house by yourself.
While you’re here, let’s watch the “How Will I Know” music video.