Thinking About You (Whitney Houston song)

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"Thinking About You"
Single by Whitney Houston
from the album Whitney Houston
B-side "Someone for Me"
Released January 11, 1985
Format Vinyl record (7" 45 RPM)
Recorded 1984
Genre R&B, soul
Length 5:24
4:03(Single Version)
Label Arista
Writer(s) Kashif, LaLa
Producer(s) Kashif
Whitney Houston singles chronology
"Hold Me"
"Thinking About You"
"You Give Good Love"

"Thinking About You" is a song by R&B/pop singer Whitney Houston released in 1985 and from Houston's self-titled debut album Whitney Houston. The single was a top 10 R&B hit.

Music Video[edit]

"Thinking About You" does not have a video but Arista released a promotional video for B-Side song "Someone for Me" in some countries.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted at number eighty-nine on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart on September 11, 1985. On December 14, 1985, the song reached its peak position at number 10. The song spent fifteen weeks on the chart.

Critical reception[edit]

Allmusic editor Stephen Thomas Erlewine called this song lighter and unheralded.[2]

Chart history[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[3] 10
US Hot Dance Club Songs 24

Track listing[edit]

US 7" vinyl single

  • A "Thinking About You" (Kashif, LaLa) – 5:24
  • B "Someone for Me" (Raymond Jones, Freddie Washington) – 4:58


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  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2005). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research.