03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Whitney Houston's Return: Cleaned Up And Sounding Great In Malaysia

Some good news for a change about Whitney Houston. She made a tremendous comeback last Saturday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, performing several of her hits as if little time had passed.

Were we worried that drugs and alcohol had killed her voice? Yes, indeed. But video and audio from the concert, thanks to fans at the Live & Loud KL 07 show who posted on YouTube, reveal a cheery looking, healthy Whitney hitting high notes and striking the right chord every time.

Among the songs posted are two difficult ones to sing: "I Will Always Love You" and "I Believe in You and Me." Each time, Whitney is singing with little musical accompaniment. She's out there on her own and finding her way. On the latter number in particular, she sounds like her old self. It's a brave performance and to be commended.

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Listen to her performance: