Whitney – Whitney Houston

Whitney - Whitney Houston

-Album of the Day-

Released: June 2nd, 1987

                Whitney Houston’s second studio album is known for the hit singles it produced and the records it broke for and achievements it accomplished as the product of a female solo artist. As far as albums go Whitney is not a great one. It doesn’t do anything different from a musical standpoint that would allow it to stand out, nor does it push the limits of album production to new interesting places. Whitney is put together like a random collection of love songs that were being performed by Houston at the time. With all of that being said what makes Whitney stand out amongst other albums from the 80’s is that this collection of love songs is particularly great. From the first moments of I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) to the final moments of the duet performance Houston gives with her mother Cissi Houston on I Know Him So Well listeners are given great music to listen to. Continue reading “Whitney – Whitney Houston”

Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me – The Cure

Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me - The Cure

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Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me – The Cure

Released: May 25th, 1987

                In an era where bad boys, playing Hard Rock, singing about good times could be found at every turn, The Cure’s brand of emotional Post-Punk can seem like a breath of fresh air and Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, The Cure’s seventh studio album, is nothing if not emotional. Continue reading “Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me – The Cure”