The Bodyguard (soundtrack)

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The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album
TheBodyguardSoundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack album by Whitney Houston / various artists
Released November 17, 1992
Recorded 1991–1992 (1987 for Joe Cocker's song)
Genre
Label Arista, BMG Entertainment.
Producer
Whitney Houston chronology
I'm Your Baby Tonight
(1990)I'm Your Baby Tonight1990
The Bodyguard
(1992)
The Preacher's Wife
(1996)The Preacher's Wife1996
Singles from The Bodyguard
  1. "I Will Always Love You"
    Released: November 3, 1992
  2. "Someday (I'm Coming Back)"
    Released: December 7, 1992
  3. "I'm Every Woman"
    Released: January 2, 1993
  4. "I Have Nothing"
    Released: February 20, 1993
  5. "Run to You"
    Released: June 21, 1993
  6. "Queen of the Night"
    Released: October 13, 1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly (B) [3]
Los Angeles Times 2/4 stars[4]
New York Times (Positive)[5]
Rolling Stone (mixed)[6]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2/5 stars[7]
Q 3/5 stars[8]
USA Today 2.5/4 stars[9]

The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album is the soundtrack from the film of the same name, released on November 17, 1992, by Arista Records. The album's first side (in its original LP configuration) features songs by Whitney Houston, while side 2 features the work of numerous other artists. The album was co-executive produced by Whitney Houston and Clive Davis and has become the fifth best-selling album of all time. The soundtrack was the first album verified by the Nielsen SoundScan computerized sales monitoring system to have sold more than a million units within a one-week period, the week ending December 27, 1992. The soundtrack later went on to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and was certified 18× Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America on November 2017.[10] It is the 15th best-selling album in the United States.[11]

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the soundtrack's release, Legacy Recordings and the Whitney Houston Estate released I Wish You Love: More From The Bodyguard,[12] which included a collection of never-before-released live recordings from Whitney’s historic The Bodyguard Tour (1993–1995), alternate versions of the audio recordings from The Bodyguard film, and an alternate version of a remix of "I’m Every Woman".[13]

The Bodyguard remains the best-selling soundtrack album of all time, selling over 42 million copies worldwide.[14][15][16]

Background

Houston served as executive producer (as she did on her previous release I'm Your Baby Tonight), giving her full control over the song selections for this album. Houston planned to record "What Becomes of the Broken Hearted" as the film's theme song, however, when they learned it would be used in the film Fried Green Tomatoes, they searched for another song. Kevin Costner, the film's co-star, thought of recording "I Will Always Love You", originally released by Dolly Parton. While recording the album, Houston insisted on using her touring band as opposed to a studio band.[17]

Music

The album's first half features pop songs performed by Houston.[4] Houston's cover of Dolly Parton's plaintive country ballad "I Will Always Love You" is a grand pop-gospel declaration of lasting devotion to a departing lover. "I Have Nothing" and "Run to You" are ballads featuring Houston's characteristic stentorian delivery. "Jesus Loves Me" is sung with Bebe Winans and features a pop arrangement.[5]

AllMusic editor Stephen Thomas Erlewine views that the first half is characterized by urban pop songs similar to I'm Your Baby Tonight (1990), while the second half has miscellaneous tracks more "typical of a big-budget soundtrack", including an excerpt from Alan Silvestri's score, instrumentals by Kenny G, and contemporary pop and dance songs.[2] "Someday (I'm Coming Back)", performed by Lisa Stansfield, is an intense pop-disco song.[5]

Singles

The album is most notable for Houston's version of "I Will Always Love You" (written by Dolly Parton). The song received huge airplay, appealing to the pop, R&B, adult contemporary, and soul radio markets. The single spent 14 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.[18] "I Will Always Love You" was successful worldwide, peaking at number one for 14 weeks in New Zealand, 10 weeks in the UK and Australia, 9 weeks in Norway, 8 weeks in France and Switzerland, 6 weeks in the Netherlands, and 3 weeks in Sweden.[19][20][21][22][23][24][25][26]

With the next two Top 5 singles[27] "I'm Every Woman" (a Chaka Khan cover) and "I Have Nothing", following on the heels of "I Will Always Love You", Houston became the first female act to have three songs in the Top 20 simultaneously. Two songs, "Run to You" and "I Have Nothing", were each nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song,[28] but lost out to "A Whole New World" from the animated film Aladdin. The same two songs were nominated for Grammy Awards in the category Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television. Other songs garnering significant radio airplay included "Jesus Loves Me" on gospel stations, and "Queen of the Night" on pop and dance stations.

Commercial performance

The Bodyguard debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart and the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, behind Ice Cube's The Predator, selling 144,500 copies in its first week.[29][30] In its second week, the album topped both of the charts, with sales of 292,000 units.[31][32][33] While the album stayed the summit on the charts, it broke the record for the most one-week sales twice. In its fifth week, it sold 831,000 copies, breaking the old sales record of 770,000 set by Guns N' Roses' Use Your Illusion II in the fall of 1991.[34] The following week, the album once again set a record for the most albums sold in a single week, since the Nielsen SoundScan introduced a computerized sales monitoring system in May 1991; when it sold 1,061,000 copies, making it the first album to sell over 1 million copies in one week since tracking began.[35][36][37] The soundtrack stayed at number one for 20 non-consecutive weeks on the Billboard 200 chart, and spent eight consecutive weeks atop the Top R&B Albums chart, remaining on the charts for a total of 141 weeks and 122 weeks, respectively.[38][39][40] The album held the record for the most weeks at number one, and the record for the most non-consecutive chart-topping weeks on the Billboard 200 chart in the Nielsen SoundScan era[41] until 2012 when it was overtaken by Adele's 21 which spent 24 non-consecutive weeks at the summit.

The Bodyguard soundtrack was ranked #1 in the 1993 Billboard year-end charts, on the Top Billboard 200 Album and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album.[42] In addition, the album was the first in Nielsen SoundScan history to rank among the top three albums in two consecutive years (#3 for 1992, #1 for 1993), and the best-selling soundtrack by the National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) in 1993–1994.[43][44] When the soundtrack to The Bodyguard was credited as a Whitney Houston album in Billboard's archives, she became the only artist with three albums to remain on top of the Billboard 200 chart for over ten weeksㅡWhitney Houston (14 weeks), Whitney (11 weeks) and The Bodyguard (20 weeks). Houston also broke the record for the most cumulative weeks at number one by a female artistㅡa record she still holds at 46 cumulative weeks.[45]

The album received the largest initial certification of any album for 6× platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America(RIAA) on January 18, 1993.[46] The record was broken by 'N SYNC's No Strings Attached, certified 7× Platinum initially in April 2000.[47] On March 16, 1999, when the RIAA launched the Diamond Awards, honoring sales of 10 million copies or more of an album or single, the album received the award with 62 other albums initially.[48][49] It was certified 17× Platinum by the RIAA on November 1, 1999, becoming the best-selling soundtrack album of all-time in United States.[50][51][52] According to a new update from Whitney Houston's estate, particularly, Arista, The Bodyguard soundtrack has been certified 18x Platinum by RIAA on November 2017[53]. It is the first album to reach both the 10 million and 11 million sales mark in the US since 1991, when Nielsen SoundScan started tracking music sales.[54] As of October 2014, it has sold 12,140,000 copies; it is the sixth best-selling album of the SoundScan era in the United States.[55]

In 1992–1993, with the huge international success of the film The Bodyguard, the soundtrack was also a phenomenal hit worldwide.[56] It topped the albums chart in Australia for five weeks,[57] Austria for nine weeks,[58] Canada for 12 weeks,[59] France for eight weeks, Germany for 11 weeks,[60] Hungary for two weeks,[61] Italy for two weeks, Japan for two weeks,[62] Netherlands for six weeks,[63] New Zealand for eight weeks,[64] Norway for six weeks,[65] Sweden for four weeks[66] and Switzerland for nine weeks.[67] In the United Kingdom, the album didn't chart on the main albums chart because compilation albums were excluded from the main albums chart from January 1989.[68] Instead, the album reached the top on the official compilation albums chart and stayed there for 11 weeks, spending 60 non-consecutive weeks in the top 10 and for a total of 107 weeks on the chart. Through its massive success across Europe, it topped the European Top 100 Albums chart for 15 non-consecutive weeks.[69] In the UK, the album was certified 7× platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) on January 1, 1994,[70] and has sold 2,138,030 copies, landing at number fifty-three on the list of UK's 100 best-selling albums of all time, announced by The Official UK Charts Company in November 2006.[71] In Japan, it was certified 2× million by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) in 1994, the first time a foreign artist achieved that feat in Japanese music history, and eventually became the best-selling foreign album with 2.8 million copies sold.[72][73] The record was later broken by Mariah Carey's #1's, certified 3× million in 1998.[73] In Germany, the album has sold more than 1.7 million, earning 3× platinum awards by the Bundesverband Musikindustrie (BVMI).[74][75] In addition, it was awarded Diamond for the sales of over 1 million in both France and Canada.[76][77] It has sold 1.1 million in Brazil, becoming the best-selling international album by a female artist,[78] and set a record for the best-selling foreign album with the sales of 1.2 million over in South Korea.[79][80] In Australia, it became the best selling album of 1993.[81] In Mexico, the soundtrack sold more than 500,000 copies, making it the best-selling English-language record in 1994.[82] To date, the album has sold over 42 million copies worldwide, making it the best-selling soundtrack of all time.[16]

I Wish You Love: More from The Bodyguard

I Wish You Love: More from the Bodyguard is the 25th anniversary reissue of the album, released by Legacy Recordings on November 17, 2017. The album was released to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the movie, The Bodyguard, which marked Houston's film debut.[83] It includes the film versions of her six Bodyguard contributions – "I Will Always Love You," "I Have Nothing," "I'm Every Woman," "Run to You," "Queen of the Night" and "Jesus Loves Me" – as well as remixes and live performances of the songs from subsequent tours.[83]

The album's release coincided with a tribute to Houston and the music of The Bodyguard at the American Music Awards on Nov. 19 on ABC as performed by Christina Aguilera.[83] Ahead of the performance, Aguilera wrote on Instagram, “I am excited, honored and humbled to perform a tribute to one of my idols.”[84]

Track listing

All songs performed by Whitney Houston, except where noted.

The Bodyguard – Standard edition
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "I Will Always Love You" Dolly Parton David Foster 4:31
2. "I Have Nothing" Foster 4:48
3. "I'm Every Woman" 4:45
4. "Run to You"
  • Allan Rich
  • Jud Friedman
Foster 4:22
5. "Queen of the Night"
  • L.A. Reid
  • Babyface
3:08
6. "Jesus Loves Me"
5:11
7. "Even If My Heart Would Break" (performed by Kenny G and Aaron Neville) 4:58
8. "Someday (I'm Coming Back)" (performed by Lisa Stansfield)
  • Andy Morris
  • Ian Devaney
4:57
9. "It's Gonna Be a Lovely Day" (performed by The S.O.U.L. S.Y.S.T.E.M.)
  • Clivillés
  • Cole
  • Ricky Crespo
4:47
10. "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding" (performed by Curtis Stigers) Nick Lowe Danny Kortchmar 4:04
11. "Waiting for You" (performed by Kenny G) Kenny G Kenny G 4:58
12. "Trust in Me" (performed by Joe Cocker featuring Sass Jordan)
Charlie Midnight 4:12
13. "Theme from 'The Bodyguard'" (performed by Alan Silvestri) Alan Silvestri Alan Silvestri 2:40
Total length: 57:44

Notes

  • On the U.S. Edition, Kenny G's "Waiting for You" was not included; with "Theme from The Bodyguard" appearing in its track place (before "Trust in Me").

Personnel

"I Will Always Love You"

"I Have Nothing"

  • Whitney Houston – vocals
  • Jeremy Lubbock – string arrangement
  • David Foster – keyboards, bass, string arrangement, producer, arranger
  • Michael Landau – guitar
  • Simon Franglen – Synclavier and synth programming
  • Dave Reitzas – recording engineer
  • Mick Guzauski – mixing engineer

"I'm Every Woman"

  • Whitney Houston – vocals
  • Narada Michael Walden – producer
  • Robert Clivilles – additional vocal arrangement and production, remix
  • David Cole – additional vocal arrangement and production, remix
  • Vocal arrangement inspired by Chaka Khan
  • Louis Biancaniello – programming
  • James Alfano – programming
  • Chauncey Mahan – programming
  • Matt Rohr – recording engineer
  • Marc Reyburn – recording engineer
  • Acar S. Key – additional production recording engineer*Bob Rosa – mixing engineer

"Run to You"

  • Whitney Houston – vocals
  • David Foster – producer, arrangement, string arrangement, bass
  • Jud Friedman – arrangement, keyboards
  • William Ross – string arrangement
  • John Robinson – drums
  • Dean Parks – acoustic guitar
  • Simon Franglen – Synclavier and synth programming
  • Dave Reitzas – recording engineer
  • Mick Guzauski – mixing engineer

"Queen of the Night"

  • Whitney Houston – vocals, co-producer, vocal arrangement
  • L.A. Reid – producer, drum programming
  • Babyface – producer, keyboard, organ, bass and drum programming
  • Daryl Simmons – co-producer
  • Kayo – bass
  • Donald Parks – programming
  • Randy Walker – programming
  • Vernon Reid – guitar solo
  • Barney Perkins – recording engineer
  • Milton Chan – recording engineer
  • Dave Way – mixing engineer
  • Jim "Z" Zumpano – mixing engineer

"Jesus Loves Me"

  • Whitney Houston – vocals, producer, vocal arrangement
  • BeBe Winans – vocals, background vocals
  • Cedric J. Caldwell – arrangement
  • BeBe Winans – vocal arrangement, arrangement
  • Ron Huff – string arrangement
  • Richard Joseph – additional production recording engineer

"Even If My Heart Would Break"

  • Kenny G – performer, arrangement
  • Aaron Neville – performer
  • David Foster – producer, arranger
  • Walter Afanasieff – producer, piano, drum programming, bass and organ
  • Randy Kerber – keyboards
  • John Robinson – drums
  • Michael Thompson – guitar
  • Ren Klyce – synth programming
  • Gary Cirimelli – synth programming
  • Humberto Gatica – recording engineer
  • Manny LaCarrubba – additional engineering
  • Dana Jon Chappelle – additional engineering
  • Steve Sheppard – additional engineering
  • Kevin Becka – additional engineering, assistant engineer
  • Steve Sheppard – assistant engineer
  • Mick Guzauski – mixing engineer

"Someday (I'm Coming Back)"

  • Lisa Stansfield – vocals
  • Ian Devaney – producer- mixing
  • Andy Morris – producer, mixing
  • Jazz Summers – executive producer
  • Tim Parry – executive producer
  • Bobby Boughton – engineer, mixing

"It's Gonna Be a Lovely Day"

  • The S.O.U.L. S.Y.S.T.E.M. – performer
  • Michelle Visage – featured artist
  • Robert Clivilles – producer, arranger, mixing, rap vocal production
  • David Cole – producer, arranger, mixing, vocal arrangement
  • Ricky Crespo – assistant producer
  • Duran Ramos – rap vocal production
  • Acar S. Key – recording and mixing engineer
  • Bruce Miller – additional mixing

"(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding"

"Theme from The Bodyguard"

  • Alan Silvestri – composer, producer
  • William Ross – orchestrations
  • Gary Grant – trumpet solo
  • Dennis Sands – engineer
  • Bill Easystone – assistant engineer
  • Gary Carlson – technical engineer
  • Jim Walker – technical engineer

"Trust in Me"


Production and design

  • Clive Davis – executive producer
  • Whitney Houston – executive producer
  • Roy Lott – producer
  • Gary LeMel – Warner Bros. music executive
  • Maureen Crowe – music supervisor
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Susan Mendola – design
  • Ben Glass – The Bodyguard still photography, inside front cover photo of Whitney Houston
  • Randee St. Nicholas – inside booklet photography of Whitney Houston
  • Ellin LaVar – hair
  • Quietfire – makeup
  • Stephen Earabino – styling
  • Matthew Rolston – photography (Kenny G)
  • Casado – photography (Aaron Neville)
  • Paul Cox – photography (Joe Cocker)
  • Moshe Brakha – photography (Sass Jordan )
  • Zanna – photography (Lisa Stansfield)
  • Ken Nahoum – photography (The S.O.U.L. S.Y.S.T.E.M.)
  • Terence Scott – photography (Curtis Stigers)

Charts

Notes:

  • A^ In the UK, compilation albums were excluded from the main album chart from January 1989.[68] The Bodyguard Soundtrack was classified as a compilation album for chart purposes and peaked at #1 on the compilations chart, not the main albums chart.[120]

Certifications and sales

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Argentina (CAPIF)[121] 4× Platinum 240,000^
Australia (ARIA)[122] 5× Platinum 350,000^
Austria (IFPI Austria)[123] 4× Platinum 200,000*
Belgium (BEA)[124] 4× Platinum 200,000*
Brazil (Pro-Música Brasil)[125] 3× Platinum 750,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[126] Diamond 1,000,000^
Finland (Musiikkituottajat)[127] Platinum 56,486[127]
France (SNEP)[128] Diamond 1,000,000*
Germany (BVMI)[129] 3× Platinum 1,700,000[130]
Japan (RIAJ)[72] 2× Million 2,800,000[131]
Mexico 500,000[82]
Netherlands (NVPI)[132] Platinum 600,000[133]
New Zealand (RMNZ)[134] Platinum 15,000^
Norway (IFPI Norway)[135] 4× Platinum 200,000*
Poland (ZPAV)[136] Gold 50,000*
South Korea 1,200,000[137][138]
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[139] 5× Platinum 500,000^
Sweden (GLF)[140] Platinum 100,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[141] 5× Platinum 250,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[142] 7× Platinum 2,138,030[71]
United States (RIAA)[143] 18× Platinum 13,450,000[55][144]
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[145] 6× Platinum 6,000,000*
Worldwide N/A 42,000,000[16]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Notes:

  • On the article of Billboard magazine, the issue dated October 16, 1993, according to Arista Records and BMG International, the album's sales were said that it sold 343,000 copies. The album was certified platinum on January 21, 1993 by IFPI Sweden, but it should be 3× platinum over because platinum awards were given to albums and singles with sales of 100,000 in Sweden until September 1996.

Accolades

See also

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External links

  • The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album at Allmusic
  • The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album at Discogs
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