Whitney Houston contributed three songs to the soundtrack of her second film, Waiting To Exhale - the Billboard Hot 100 single Exhale (Shoop Shoop) and the hits Count On Me and Why Does It Hurt So Bad. The movie opened at in North America and its success sparked a wave of black ensemble films that followed. Whitney personally selected the artists who appeared on the soundtrack. The album hit on the Billboard 200 chart and has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide. Producers: Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Whitney Houston, Clive Davis.
Boomerang (Original Soundtrack). Sparkle (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? (Music from and Inspired By the Motion Picture).
Waiting to Exhale is the exception that proves the rule about mish-mash '90s soundtrack albums. Even though it features 22 different female voices, the album boasts a rare continuity because Babyface wrote or cowrote 15 of the songs and produced all 16. Moreover, the gifted R&B artist used every song to explore the film's theme of women trying to balance self-respect and romantic desire. Here, there are original songs from The Voice herself like Exhale (Shoop, Shoop) that went to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 and the brooding Why Does It Hurt So Bad with the last track a duet with Houston and the Gospel empress Cece Winans.
Original Soundtrack is the debut album by English dance music act S'Express, released in 1989. It was predominantly written and produced by Mark Moore along with Mark McGuire. Pascal Gabriel co-produced the album's two biggest hits, "Theme from S'Express" and "Superfly Guy". The album charted well in the UK, reaching number five on the UK Albums Chart, and was also received well on the US dance chart. The album was certified gold in the UK by the British Phonographic Industry.
Waiting to Exhale Original Soundtrack Album entered on the Billboard 200 chart at number three and on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart at number two respectively, the issue date of December 2, 1995, with 177,248 copies sold in its initial week. weeks and 70 weeks, on the Billboard 200 chart and the Top R&B Albums chart respectively
A soundtrack album is any album that incorporates music directly recorded from the soundtrack of a particular feature film or television show. The first such album to be commercially released was Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the soundtrack to the film of the same name, in 1938. The first soundtrack album of a film's orchestral score was that for Alexander Korda's 1942 film Jungle Book, composed by Miklós Rózsa.