“Rapture” is a song by the American pop/rock band Blondie from their fifth studio album, Autoamerican (1980). In January 1981, “Rapture” was released as the second and final single from the album. The song became their fourth and last single to reach number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart, where it stayed for […]
“The Tide Is High” is a 1967 song written by John Holt, originally produced by Duke Reid and performed by the Jamaican group The Paragons, with Holt as lead singer. The song gained international attention in 1980, when a reggae version by the American band Blondie became a US/UK number one hit.
“Sittin’ Up in My Room” is a song by American recording artist Brandy Norwood. It was written and produced by Babyface and recorded by Norwood for the soundtrack of the 1995 film Waiting to Exhale, starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett. The track was one out of five singles the album spawned and reached number […]
“Count on Me” is a song recorded by American singers Whitney Houston and CeCe Winans. It is an uplifting song about leaning on a friend for support when needed. Released in early 1996, the song was the fourth single from the soundtrack album of the motion picture Waiting to Exhale, and the second single by […]
“Why Does It Hurt So Bad” is a song recorded by American singer Whitney Houston for the 1995 film Waiting to Exhale. It was released on July 7, 1996, by Arista Records as the seventh and final single from the accompanying soundtrack. The song was written and produced solely by Babyface. Musically, it is an […]
“Laughter In The Rain” is a song composed and recorded by Neil Sedaka, with lyrics by Phil Cody. It includes a 20-second saxophone solo by Jim Horn. The song was released on Elton John’s Rocket Records. After hearing a version of “Laughter in the Rain” by singer Lea Roberts on the radio several weeks before […]
“Glow” is a 1985 single by Rick James from his album of the same title. The single was James’ tenth release to reach the top ten on the R&B singles chart, peaking at number five. On the dance chart, the single was his second and final number one. Both James’ appearance and the song were […]