The Feels So Right Tour was a concert tour in Japan by American recording Pop/R&B singer Whitney Houston.

The Feels So Right Tour was a month visit that started on January 1, 1990 and ended on January 24, 1990 to coincide with the release of her third album I'm Your Baby Tonight. Houston performed four new songs from the album; "Higher Love", "All the Man That I Need", "Takin' a Chance", and "Who Do You Love".


This sold-out concert tour of Japan, which saw Houston playing 14 dates in 9 cities, was a phenomenal success. Houston performed with her brand new band and included three then-new songs from her up-coming album I'm Your Baby Tonight.[1]

The Japanese fans purchased all tickets to all the shows within hours. Even with the heavy concert schedule, Houston managed to enjoy the pleasures of the Far East nation, from riding its world-famous bullet train, which traveled up to speeds of 100 miles per hour from Tokyo to Osaka, to tasting the oriental culinary delights like sushi and tempura.[1]

Whitney experienced the full pleasures of Japan. She even did something very Western when on her day off, she and her band members went bowling at the local lanes in Fukuoka. Everyone munched on pizza and had a great time. By the end of the tour, Whitney had picked up many words of Japanese and looked forward to her next voyage to the Far East.[1]

Set list

  1. "Overture 1990"
  2. "So Emotional"
  3. "Love Will Save The Day" 1
  4. "You Give Good Love"
  5. "Saving All My Love for You"
  6. "How Will I Know"
  7. Medley: "All at Once" / "A House Is Not a Home" / "Didn't We Almost Have It All" / "Where Do Broken Hearts Go"
  8. "Takin' a Chance"
  9. Medley: "The Giver of Life" / "In Return" 1
  10. "Wonderful Counselor"
  11. "All the Man That I Need"
  12. "Who Do You Love"
  13. "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)"
  14. "Greatest Love of All"
  15. "Higher Love"

1 performed only on select dates

Additional notes


  • Musical Director: Rickey Minor
  • Bass guitar & bass synthesizer: Rickey Minor
  • Guitar: Ray Fuller
  • Keyboards: Bette Sussman, Wayne Lynsey
  • Saxophones/EWI: Kirk Whalum
  • Drums: Ricky Lawson
  • Percussion: Bashiri Johnson
  • Background Vocalists: Gary Houston, Billy Baker, B.David Whitworth
  • Dancers: Darrel Wayne Wright, Troy Burgess
  • Choreographer: Khandi Alexander
  • Assistant Choreographer: Darrel Wayne Wright

Tour dates

Date City Country Venue
January 1, 1990 Yokohama Japan Yokohama Arena
January 2, 1990
January 5, 1990 Sapporo Tsukisamu Green Dome
January 7, 1990 Yokohama Yokohama Arena
January 8, 1990
January 12, 1990 Osaka Osaka-jō Hall
January 13, 1990
January 14, 1990
January 17, 1990 Nagoya Nippon Gaishi Hall
January 18, 1990
January 20, 1990 Fukuoka Fukuoka Kokusai Center
January 21, 1990 Hiroshima Hiroshima Sun Plaza
January 23, 1990 Sendai Sendai Gymnasium
January 24, 1990 Yokohama Yokohama Arena

Broadcast / recordings

The Yokohama Arena show on January 7 was recorded and broadcast on cable TV in Japan.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Feels So Right Tour, official fan club Tour info". allwhitney.com. Retrieved 2009-09-25. 

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