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It also peaked at number 13 in the United Kingdom, Winwood's highest charting solo hit there, and reached number one in Canada for a week. Whitney Houston covered the song in and it was included as a bonus track on the Japanese edition of her third studio album I'm Your Baby Tonight. In JuneNorwegian DJ Kygo reworked Houston's cover into a tropical house track and it was released as a single worldwide,  and on August 21,their version hit number one on Billboard magazine's Dance Club Songs chart, making it Houston's highest-charting posthumous release to date.
The music videowhich uses the shorter single version, was shot in June by directors Peter Kagan and Paula Greif. The same duo shot an almost identical video for Duran Duran 's " Notorious " in November of that year; coincidentally, both videos were nominated for several awards at the MTV Video Music Awards though neither won. Chaka Khan appears in the video, as does Nile Rodgerswho plays guitar with the backing band. The Bring Me Love - Various - 5 Successful Years Of Media was released to streaming and digital download formats on 28 June by the label RCA Records.
The song marks Houston's first posthumous release Bring Me Love - Various - 5 Successful Years Of Media two and a half years, following the song " Memories ", which was released as a duet with Malaysian singer Siti Nurhaliza in December Houston's cover of the Winwood track was originally featured on the Japanese edition of her third studio album, I'm Your Baby Tonight This version of the track was produced by American musician Narada Michael Waldenand therefore Walden is credited as a producer of "Higher Love" alongside Kygo.
In the UK, "Higher Love" was a commercial success, surpassing the Winwood version in terms of chart performance. It is also Houston's first posthumous top 10 hit. She had last reached the top ten with the number five hit " Million Dollar Bill " in October In Scotland, the song peaked at number one. In the U. The song topped Billboard Bring Me Love - Various - 5 Successful Years Of Media Dance Club Songs chart in the US, becoming Kygo's third number one on the chart, and also giving Houston her fourteenth number one on this chart.
The official video was made available on YouTube on 26 August It Bring Me Love - Various - 5 Successful Years Of Media with a group of men in modern clothing walking through seemingly abandoned warehouses. They are impressed to see a s aerobics class led by an instructor played by Canadian actress Vanessa Morgan. After initially being shooed away, the male lead walks into the room and his clothes change.
He starts dancing with the female lead and is eventually joined by his male companions, whose clothes also magically transforms into s aerobics outfits. The video has brief snippets of Whitney Houston's " I Wanna Dance Big Daddy Green - You Gave Me A Reason To Live / Who Done It Who Drained The Pool Somebody " music video showing on a TV along with posters of her from her Whitney album era on the wall.
In the end, the instructor is kicked in the face by one of the dancers accidentally and Vrati Mi Moju Ljubav - Džo Maračić-Maki* - Dušo Moja up in a present-day restaurant, revealing that the s aerobics class was just a dream and that the male lead is actually the waiter at the restaurant she's in.
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