The Colour of My Love

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The Colour of My Love
Studio album by Céline Dion
Released November 9, 1993 (1993-11-09)
(see release history)
Recorded 1993
Genre Pop, soft rock, dance
Length 66:24
Label Epic, 550
Producer Walter Afanasieff, David Foster, Steve Lindsey, Christopher Neil, Aldo Nova, Guy Roche, Ric Wake
Céline Dion chronology
Celine Dion
(1992)
The Colour of My Love
(1993)
Les premières années
(1993)
Singles from The Colour of My Love
  1. "When I Fall in Love"
    Released: June 28, 1993
  2. "The Power of Love"
    Released: November 1, 1993
  3. "Misled"
    Released: April 4, 1994
  4. "Think Twice"
    Released: July 18, 1994
  5. "Only One Road"
    Released: November 21, 1994
  6. "Next Plane Out"
    Released: October 23, 1995
  7. "Just Walk Away"
    Released: October 23, 1995
  8. "To Love You More"
    Released: October 23, 1995

The Colour of My Love is the third English album by Canadian singer Celine Dion.

Track listing[change | edit source]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "The Power of Love"   Candy DeRouge, Gunther Mende, Mary Susan Applegate, Jennifer Rush David Foster 5:43
2. "Misled"   Jimmy Bralower, Peter Zizzo Ric Wake 3:30
3. "Think Twice"   Andy Hill, Peter Sinfield Andy Hill, Peter Sinfield 4:47
4. "Only One Road"   Peter Zizzo Ric Wake 4:49
5. "Everybody's Talkin' My Baby Down"   Arnie Roman, Russ DeSalvo Ric Wake 4:01
6. "Next Plane Out"   Diane Warren Guy Roche 4:59
7. "Real Emotion"   Warren Ric Wake 4:26
8. "When I Fall in Love" (with Clive Griffin) Edward Heyman, Victor Young David Foster 4:20
9. "Love Doesn't Ask Why"   Phil Galdston, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil Walter Afanasieff 4:08
10. "Refuse to Dance"   Charlie Dore, Danny Schogger Christopher Neil 4:21
11. "I Remember L.A."   Tony Colton, Richard Wold Christopher Neil 4:12
12. "No Living Without Loving You"   Warren Guy Roche 4:23
13. "Lovin' Proof"   Warren Ric Wake 4:12
14. "Just Walk Away" (International version bonus track) Albert Hammond, Marti Sharron Steve Lindsay, Humberto Gatica 4:58
15. "The Colour of My Love"   David Foster, Arthur Ganov David Foster 3:25
16. "To Love You More" (1995 Japanese limited edition bonus track) Foster, Junior Miles David Foster 5:28

Charts and certifications[change | edit source]

Charts[change | edit source]

Chart Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[1] 1
Austrian Albums Chart[2] 18
Belgian Flanders Albums Chart[3] 1
Belgian Wallonia Albums Chart[4] 13
Canadian Record Albums Chart[5] 1
Canadian RPM Albums Chart[6] 1
Dutch Albums Chart[7] 2
European Albums Chart[8] 4
Finnish Albums Chart[9] 7
French Albums Chart[10] 7
German Albums Chart[11] 16
Greek Albums Chart[12] 1
Irish Albums Chart[13] 1
Italian Albums Chart[14] 11
Japanese Albums Chart[15] 7
New Zealand Albums Chart[16] 2
Norwegian Albums Chart[17] 1
Portuguese Albums Chart[18] 2
Spanish Albums Chart[19] 7
Swedish Albums Chart[20] 4
Swiss Albums Chart[21] 9
UK Albums Chart[22] 1
US Billboard 200[23] 4

Certifications[change | edit source]

Country Certifications1
Australia 7× Platinum
Austria Gold[24]
Belgium 2× Platinum[25]
Canada Diamond
Europe 4× Platinum
Finland Platinum[26]
France Platinum[27]
Germany Gold[28]
Netherlands 3× Platinum[29]
New Zealand 6× Platinum
Norway 3× Platinum[30]
Spain Platinum[31]
Sweden Platinum[32]
Switzerland Platinum[33]
United Kingdom 5× Platinum
United States 6× Platinum

Awards[change | edit source]

Year Award show Award
1994 Grammy Awards Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s) (to David Foster and Jeremy Lubbock) – "When I Fall in Love"
1994 Juno Awards Female Vocalist of the Year
1994 Félix Awards Female Artist of the Year
1994 Félix Awards Quebec Artist Achieving the Most Success in a Language Other Than French
1994 Félix Awards Quebec Artist Achieving the Most Success Outside the Province Of Quebec
1995 World Music Awards World's Best Selling Canadian Female Recording Artist of the Year
1995 Ivor Novello Awards Song of the Year – "Think Twice"
1995 Juno Awards Album of the Year – The Colour of My Love
1995 Juno Awards Best Selling Album (Foreign or Domestic) – The Colour of My Love
1996 MIDEM Awards Award For Combined European Sales of Over 10 Million Units in 1995
1996 Japan Gold Disc Awards International Song of the Year – "To Love You More"
1996 IRMA Awards Best International Female Artist Album – The Colour of My Love
1996 Malta Music Awards Best Selling International Artist

Release history[change | edit source]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States November 9, 1993 Epic, 550 CD 57555
Canada Sony Music, Columbia
Japan December 2, 1993 Sony Music Japan, Epic, 550 4747432
United Kingdom February 21, 1994 Sony Music, Epic, 550
Australia March 7, 1994
France June 10, 1994 Sony Music, Columbia
Europe September 12, 2008 CD/DVD 88697374522
Australia October 27, 2008 Sony Music, Epic, 550

References[change | edit source]

  1. Australian Albums Chart
  2. Austrian Albums Chart
  3. Belgian Flanders Albums Chart
  4. Belgian Wallonia Albums Chart
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  7. Dutch Albums Chart
  8. European Albums Chart
  9. Finnish Albums Chart
  10. French Albums Chart
  11. German Albums Chart
  12. Greek Albums Chart
  13. Irish Albums Chart
  14. Italian Albums Chart
  15. "Celine Dion album sales ranking" (in Japanese). Oricon. http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/artist/98172/ranking/cd_album/. Retrieved 2010-08-27.
  16. New Zealand Albums Chart
  17. Norwegian Albums Chart
  18. Portuguese Albums Chart
  19. Spanish Albums Chart
  20. Swedish Albums Chart
  21. Swiss Albums Chart
  22. UK Albums Chart
  23. Billboard 200
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