How Will I Know

Album: Whitney Houston (1985)
Charted: 5 1
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  • How will I know?
    How will I know?
    How, how will I know?

    There's a boy I know, he's the one I dream of (he's the one I dream of)
    Looks into my eyes, takes me to the clouds above, mm
    Ooh, I lose control, can't seem to get enough (can't seem to get enough)
    When I wake from dreaming, tell me, is it really love?

    Ooh, how will I know? (Don't trust your feelings)
    How will I know?
    How will I know? (Love can be deceiving)
    How will I know?

    How will I know if he really loves me?
    I say a prayer with every heartbeat
    I fall in love whenever we meet
    I'm asking you 'cause you know about these things
    How will I know?
    How will I know?
    How, how will I know?

    Oh, wake me, I'm shaking, wish I had you near me now (wish I had you near me now)
    Said there's no mistakin', what I feel is really love
    Ooh, tell me

    How will I know? (Don't trust your feelings)
    How will I know?
    How will I know? (Love can be deceiving)
    How will I know?

    How will I know if he really loves me?
    I say a prayer with every heartbeat
    I fall in love whenever we meet
    I'm asking you what you know about these things
    How will I know?
    How will I know?
    How, how will I know?
    How will I know?
    How will I know?
    How, how will I know?

    If he loves me
    If he loves me not
    Hey, if he loves me
    If he loves me not
    If he loves me
    If he loves me not
    Oh, how will I know?

    How will I know if he really loves me? (How will I know?)
    I say a prayer with every heartbeat (hey, how will I know)
    I fall in love whenever we meet (ooh)
    I'm asking you 'cause you know about these things (how will I know?)
    How will I know? (How will I know?)
    How will I know?
    How will I know? (How will I know?)
    How will I know? Writer/s: George Robert Merrill, Narada Michael Walden, Shannon Rubicam
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 25, 1986, a video of Whitney Houston's "How Will I Know" was aired on the Dick Clark ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was at #17 on Billboard's Top 100 chart, three weeks later it would peak at #1 {for 2 weeks} and it spent twenty-three weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #1 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart, Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart, and in Canadian RPM Singles chart...
    "How Will I Know" was her second of seven straight #1 records on the Top 100 chart...
    Between 1984 and 2009 she had thirty-nine records on the Top 100 chart, twenty-three made the Top 10 with eleven* reaching #1...
    Six of her 39 charted records were duets, one each with CeCe Winans, Mariah Carey, Enrique Iglasias, George Michael, Deborah Cox, and Aretha Franklin...
    And she charted once as a member of a trio with Faith Evans and Kelly Price...
    Sadly, Whitney Elizabeth Houston passed away at the young age of 48 on February 11th, 2012...
    May she R.I.P.
    * She just missed having a twelfth #1 record when "Heartbreak Hotel" with Faith Evans and Kelly Price in 1999 peaked at #2 for 3 weeks, the 3 weeks it was at #2, the #1 record for those 3 weeks was "I Believe" by Cher.
  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnThis song is so fun, her best song to date.
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