Tim Stack
April 19, 2012 AT 07:01 PM EDT

Chills. That’s what I got when I watched Mercedes (Amber Riley), Rachel (Lea Michele), Santana (Naya Rivera), and Kurt (Chris Colfer) cover Whitney Houston’s classic “How Will I Know.” From the clip, it’s apparent that Houston’s death has hit close to home for Mercedes, who has turned her locker into a mini-shrine for the departed diva. It’s a somber version of what is typically an upbeat dance song but it certainly fits the tragedy of Houston’s death. Watch below…

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