domingo, 12 de febrero de 2012

WHITNEY HOUSTON-I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU


"I Will Always Love You" is a song written by American singer-songwriter Dolly Parton in 1973, who first released the song as a single in 1974.

In 1992, singer Whitney Houston recorded the song for the soundtrack to The Bodyguard, her film debut. Houston was originally to record Jimmy Ruffin's "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" as the lead single from The Bodyguard. However, when it was discovered the song was to be used for Fried Green Tomatoes, Houston requested a different song and her co-star Kevin Costner brought her Linda Ronstadt's 1975 version of "I Will Always Love You" from her album Prisoner in Disguise. Houston and producer David Foster re-arranged the song as a soul ballad. Her record company did not feel a song with an a cappella introduction would be as successful; however, Houston and Costner insisted on retaining the a cappella intro. The tenor saxophone solo was played by Kirk Whalum. Whitney Houston's recording is not the only version of the song featured in the movie. In a scene where she dances with Kevin Costner, a version by John Doe can be heard playing on a jukebox.

Houston's version was a massive worldwide success, appearing at number 68 on Billboard's "Greatest Songs of All Time."

The single's music video, credited to Alan Smithee, begins with the performance of the song Houston gives at the end of The Bodyguard. The video then cuts to Houston in a dark blue suit sitting in an empty theater with the spotlight shining on her, singing of her love. The video is intercut with scenes from The Bodyguard and gives the viewer the experience of reliving the moments with the singer. She is also filmed sitting during this video due to her pregnancy with her daughter

4 comentarios:

Anónimo dijo...

R.I.P.
Fabulosa voz ke hemos perdido.

Karles

francisco dijo...

Pues si Karles con ella se va parte de nuestra vida, un saludo.

Karles dijo...

Me da miedo pensar de que murio, por motivos personales que no vienen al caso y son dificiles de contar,48 años!! tenia mi misma edad!!!!!, ke fuerte!

francisco dijo...

Según parece y hasta que no lo confirme la autopsia, como decía según parece se tomo unas pastillas para dormir y ha aparecido ahogada en la bañera, lo que no esta claro es que si murio de sobredosis de pastillas y luego se hundió en la bañera o se quedo dormida con las pastillas y se ahogo al quedarse dormida en la bañera, 48 años, muy joven, pero 20años más joven era Amy Winehouse, cuando la señora de la guadaña toca a la puerta date por jorobado, no respeta edad, un saludo y que sigamos salundandonos por muchos años, eso querra decir que seguimos aquí.