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The Ballad of Michel

“La ballade de Michel” (meaning “Michael’s Ballad”) is Celine Dion’s second single from the movie soundtrack Opération beurre de pinottes. It was released in 1986 in Quebec, Canada.[1]

“La ballade de Michel” was issued as a radio single only.

Dion also recorded an English version of this song called “Michael’s Song”.

The Peanut Butter Solution / Opération beurre de pinottes soundtrack album includes both versions as well as two other Dion recordings: “Dans la main d’un magicien” and its English-language counterpart “Listen to the Magic Man.” Neither the French nor English version of the song was included on any of Dion’s albums. The English version of “Michael’s Song” has never been released on CD.

Have You Ever Been in Love (song)

“Have You Ever Been in Love” is a song recorded by Canadian recording artist Celine Dion, included first on her seventh English studio album A New Day Has Come (2002) and later, on her eight English studio album One Heart (2003). The song is a power ballad, written by Anders Bagge, Peer Åström, Tom Nichols, Daryl Hall and Laila Bagge, while production was handled by Bagge & Peer.

“Have You Ever Been in Love” builds from a gentle, piano-laced opening into a theatrical, string-framed climax. The song received acclaim from music critics, while being reviewed in both albums. Many critics called it a classic-sounding ballad and one of the strongest cuts from the album. Critics also noted similarities between Dion and Barbra Streisand.

“Have You Ever Been in Love” was released on April 14, 2003, as One Heart’s second (promotional only) single in the United States and Canada, while on November 3, 2003, it was released as the third commercial single in selected European countries. The song spent fourteen weeks at number 2 on the US Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks, setting a record for most weeks at the second position. The music video was shot between April 29–30, 2003 in Los Angeles and released on June 2, 2003.

In the hands of a magician

“Dans la main d’un magicien” (meaning “In the Hand of a Magic Man”) is Celine Dion’s first single from the movie soundtrack Opération beurre de pinottes. It was released in 1985 in Quebec, Canada.[1]

Dion recorded also an English version of this song called “Listen to the Magic Man” and did her first real music video for it (1985). “Listen to the Magic Man” is also notable for being Dion’s first English-language song recorded in the studio.

The Peanut Butter Solution / Opération beurre de pinottes soundtrack album includes both versions as well as two other Dion recordings: “La ballade de Michel” and its English-language counterpart “Michael’s Song.” Neither the French or English version of the song were included on any of Dion’s albums.

The track was made officially available on a CD for the first time in September 2006. It was included on a special bonus disc bundled with Volume 1 of the Contes pour tous DVD box set, only available through Imavision’s web site.

In November 2014, the English version was released digitally, making it available for the first time in the United States.

You and I (Celine Dion song)

“You and I” is the only radio single from Celine Dion’s album A New Day… Live in Las Vegas. It was released on May 17, 2004.

The music video was filmed by an award-winning director Andrew MacNaughtan in July 2004 and was shot partly at the Toronto Pearson International Airport. It premiered two months later. The music video can be found on the Ultimate Box, which was released in Japan in 2008. The music video was nominated for the MuchMoreMusic Award at the 2005 MuchMusic Video Awards.

In October 2004, it was announced that “You and I” would be the theme of Air Canada’s new advertising campaign. At the same time the airline unveiled new in-flight service products and new aircraft livery. Dion also recorded a one-minute-long French version of the song called “Mes ailes à moi.” Both versions were used in Air Canada’s commercials.

The single was a radio hit, topping the Canadian Adult Contemporary Chart.

On June 19, 2007, US Senator Hillary Clinton announced that “You and I” would be her campaign song in her 2008 bid for the Democratic Party nomination for US president.[1] The song was selected as a result of a month-long web campaign to select a theme song.

In October 2008, “You and I” was included on the European version of My Love: Ultimate Essential Collection greatest hits.

Where Does My Heart Beat Now

“Where Does My Heart Beat Now” is a song performed by Canadian singer Celine Dion, taken from her first English-language studio album, Unison (1990). It was released by Columbia Records as the third single in Canada on 1 October 1990. It was also issued as the first single in the United States in late 1990, and in other parts of the world in early 1991.[1] “Where Does My Heart Beat Now” was written by Robert White Johnson and Taylor Rhodes in 1988 and recorded by Dion one year later. It was produced by Christopher Neil. Dion premiered this song at the Eurovision Song Contest 1989 in Switzerland, where she performed it along with her 1988 winning track, “Ne partez pas sans moi.”

“Where Does My Heart Beat Now” received positive reviews from music critics and won the ASCAP Pop Award. It was the most successful single from Unison album and became Dion’s highest charting English-language single at the time. In 2008, it was included on the North American version of My Love: Essential Collection greatest hits compilation. The song reached number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 and Dion became the first French-Canadian artist to land a top ten hit there.[2] She did even better on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks peaking at number two. “Where Does My Heart Beat Now” reached also top ten in Norway and Canada, peaking at numbers four and six respectively. Two accompanying music videos for the song were filmed. Dion performed “Where Does My Heart Beat Now” during many of her tours.

Water from the Moon

“Water from the Moon” is a song from Celine Dion’s eponymous album. It was commercially released in March 1993 as the fifth single in the United States. In Canada it was a radio single only.[1]

“Water from the Moon” was written by Diane Warren and produced by Guy Roche, with additional production by Walter Afanasieff. Diane Warren did also the background vocals.

Two music videos were made for this song. The first one is entirely in black-and-white. Later, they modified the video to include additional footage of Dion, colored brownish-yellow.

“Water from the Moon” peaked at number 7 in Canada. In the U.S., it had a moderate success on the adult contemporary format reaching number 11 on Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks.

Water and a Flame

“Water and a Flame” is a song recorded by Daniel Merriweather for his debut solo album, Love & War.[1] It features vocals from Adele.[1] “Water and a Flame” was released as the album’s fourth and final single on 2 November 2009.[1] Produced by Eg White and released under Columbia Records, “Water and a Flame” peaked at number 180 on the UK Singles Chart.[2] The song’s music video does not feature Adele.[3] In 2013, “Water and a Flame” was recorded by Celine Dion for her album, Loved Me Back to Life.

want (Voler)

“Voler” (meaning “Fly”) is the third single from Michel Sardou’s album Être une femme 2010. It is a duet with Celine Dion. The song went to radio on September 02, 2010, and is available as a music download from Sardou’s album, which was released on August 30, 2010.[1]

“Voler” was written by Jacques Vénéruso and Michel Sardou, and produced by Vénéruso and Thierry Blanchard.[2]

The song reached number 48 on the Belgian Wallonia Singles Chart.[2]

The music video was released on November 22, 2010. It contains new footage of Michel Sardou and excerpts from Dion’s two 2007 videos: “Et s’il n’en restait qu’une (je serais celle-là)” and “Immensité”.[1]

Unison (song)

“Unison” is a song written by Andy Goldmark and Bruce Roberts, and first recorded by R&B/dance artist Junior Giscombe (as Junior) in 1983 for the Tom Cruise movie All the Right Moves. A minor hit, the song would attract a good deal of attention in 1990, when three female singers each covered the song and placed it on their respective albums of that year.

Laura Branigan recorded the song for her sixth, self-titled album. Expatriate American singer Lory Bianco recorded the song for her album Lonely is the Night. The song’s greatest success, however, would come when it was chosen to be the title track of Celine Dion’s English debut album.

Treat Her Like a Lady (Diana King song)

“Treat Her Like a Lady” is a song written and recorded by Jamaican reggae singer, Diana King in 1995 for her album Tougher Than Love. Celine Dion covered the song in 1997 for Let’s Talk About Love and released it as a single in 1999. Dion’s version reached top forty in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Austria.

“Treat Her Like a Lady” is the last single from Celine Dion’s album Let’s Talk About Love. It was released on March 29, 1999 in Europe.[1] Dion changed some lyrics, thus gaining co-writing credit. She recorded it together with King and the American girl group Brownstone who did the backing vocals. The track was later remixed by Ric Wake and the Metro.

The single was released between March and June 1999 in Europe, to support the forthcoming Let’s Talk About Love Tour. The performance from the tour was included on the Au cœur du stade DVD.

“Treat Her Like a Lady” live music video was directed by Gérard Pullicino. It was included on the UK enhanced CD single.

The song peaked at number 16 in Austria, number 29 in the UK and number 40 in Ireland.

The recording of this track was included as a part of the Au cœur du stade DVD bonus.

Dion with Diana King (as a surprise guest) performed the song for the first time in 13 years during her headlining performance at the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival on January 27, 2012.

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