"Something in Common
" is a song by singers
and then-girlfriend Whitney Houston
that was featured on Brown's
1992 album Bobby
. Despite the
album's release in mid-1992, this was recorded in September 1991 in
Atlanta, Georgia, immediately after Bobby and Whitney became
engaged. The single version was recorded in 1993 and also available
on Brown's 1993 compilation album, Remixes in the Key of
. It stands as the couple's first musical collaboration and
the only one released as a single. The song examines two unlikely
people coming together as they find "something in common."
was released as a single in the United Kingdom, where it peaked at number sixteen.
the song and its music video received modest airplay in the U.S.,
it was not released as a single.
- "Something in Common" (radio edit)
- Original album version –4:59
- Extended vocal version –6:55
- Quiet Storm version –4:38
- Dub version –6:28
- LA Reid remix –6:46
- Second LA Reid remix –7:00