Precious (Annie Lennox song)

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"Precious"
Single by Annie Lennox
from the album Diva
B-side "Step by Step"
Released 6 June 1992
Format CD Single, Download, 7"
Recorded September 1991
Genre Adult Alternative
Length 5:08 (Album Version)
3:47 (Radio Edit)
Label BMG, Arista
Writer(s) Annie Lennox
Producer(s) Stephen Lipson
Annie Lennox singles chronology
"Why"
(1992)
"Precious"
(1992)
"Walking on Broken Glass"
(1992)

"Precious" is a song by Annie Lennox. It was released as the second single from her debut solo album, Diva, in 1992 and peaked at number 23 in the UK. The B-side, Step by Step, was later covered by Whitney Houston for the soundtrack of her 1996 film, The Preacher's Wife, and became a top 10 hit.

Track listing[edit]

CD single
No. Title Length
1. "Precious" (Radio Edit) 3:51
2. "Step by Step"   4:46
3. "Precious" (Album version) 5:07
4. "Why"   4:53

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 23
Dutch Singles Chart 31
Australian Singles Chart 83
German Singles Chart 49
Swedish Singles Chart 28
Swiss Singles Chart 37

Usage in Popular Media[edit]

In television[edit]

Precious was featured in the pilot episode of ER.[citation needed]

It was featured also in the end of "Jack & Sarah" movie (1995)

The song was also featured during "Melrose Place" and is included in the 1995 soundtrack of the show.

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