Listen to Whitney Houston’s ‘Never Give Up’
Whitney Houston continues to inspire people long after her untimely death on her new single, ‘Never Give Up.’ The uplifting tune, produced by Jermaine Dupri and Bryan-Michael Cox, will appear on the greatest-hits collection, ‘I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston.’
The song features the late pop icon’s inspiring lyrics of perseverance and faith. In the first verse, Whitney details a single mother who is working two jobs and feeling out of place. The veteran songbird understands the mother’s plight and encourages her to press on and not lose hope — eventually, things will get better.
“Never never give up / No matter how many times somebody tells you it ain’t working,” Whitney sings on the chorus, adding, “Never never give up / Even though some days you have to cry / Shake it off / And know that every thing will be alright / As long as you never give up.”
In the second verse, Whitney tells a story of a female college student who strips at a club to pay her tuition. While other people may frown at her occupation, Nippy understands and encourages her to stay focused so she can make it in a man’s world.
‘Never Give Up’ is one of the new songs featured on Whitney’s upcoming greatest-hits album. The collection boasts original versions of the Grammy-winning singer’s chart-topping hits including ‘I Will Always Love You,’ ‘Saving All My Love for You,’ ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody’ and a remix of the R. Kelly duet ballad ‘I Look to You.’
‘I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston’ will arrive in stores on Nov. 13.