Whitney Houston duet with Cissy Houston - I Know Him So Well Lyrics

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Nothing is so good it lasts eternally
Perfect situations must go wrong
But this has never yet prevented me
From wanting far too much for far too long
Looking back, I could have done it differently
Won a few more moments, who can tell?
But it took time to understand the man
Now at least I know, I know him well

Wasn't it good, Wasn't it fine
Isn't it madness he can't be mine
But in the end, he needs a little more than before
Security, he needs his fantasy and freedom
I know him so well

No one in your life is with you constantly
No one is completely on your side
And though I move my world to be with him
Still the gap between us is too wide
Looking back, I could have played it differently
Learned about the man before I fell
But I was ever so much younger then

Wasn't it good (oh so good), Wasn't it fine (so fine)
Isn't it madness he can't be mine

Didn't I know how it would go
If I knew from the start
Why am I falling apart

Wasn't it fine
Isn't it madness he can't be mine
But in the end, he needs a little more than before
Security, he needs his fantasy and freedom
I know him so well
It took some to understand him
Hoo ooh I know him so well

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
  • 2 Just the Lonely Talking Again
  • 3 Love Will Save the Day
  • 4 Didn’t We Almost Have It All
  • 5 So Emotional
  • 6 Where You Are
  • 7 Love Is a Contact Sport
  • 8 You’re Still My Man
  • 9 For the Love of You
  • 10 Where Do Broken Hearts Go
  • 11 I Know Him So Well


  • Credits
    album: Track 11 in album Whitney
    release date: 1987-6-1
    popularity : 138 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Funk / Soul Pop
    styles: Disco/Downtempo/Soul/Ballad/Synth-pop
    length: 4:30
    producer: Narada Michael Walden
    conductor: Michael Gibbs
    vocal: Whitney Houston and Cissy Houston
    mixer: David Frazer
    recorded by: David Frazer
    arranger: Narada Michael Walden
    additional engineer: Jay Rifkin, Lincoln Clapp, Ken Kessie, Maureen Droney and Gordon Lyon
    synthesizer: Cory Lerios, Preston Glass and Walter Afanasieff
    strings arranger: Michael Gibbs
    additional engineer assistant engineer: Paul Hamingson, Rob Beaton, Ross Williams, Stuart Hirotsu, Billy Miranda, Gordon Lyon and Noah Baron
    assistant engineer: Dana Jon "Chile D" Chappelle
    drums: Narada Michael Walden
    bass: Randy Jackson
    guitar synthesizer: Corrado Rustici
    Album Information
    label: Arista
    country(area): Japan
    format: CD
    barcode: 4988011306112
    script: Latin