Let’s Talk About Love

Released 14 November 1997
Recorded 1997
Genre Pop
Length 74:35

Let’s Talk About Love is the fifth English-language studio album by Canadian singer Celine Dion, released on 14 November 1997, by Columbia/Epic Records. The follow-up to her commercially successful album Falling into You (1996), Let’s Talk About Love showed a further progression of Dion’s music. Throughout the project, she collaborated with Barbra Streisand, the Bee Gees, Luciano Pavarotti, Carole King, George Martin, Diana King, Brownstone, Corey Hart and her previous producers: David Foster, Ric Wake, Walter Afanasieff, Humberto Gatica and Jim Steinman. Let’s Talk About Love includes Dion’s biggest hit, “My Heart Will Go On”. Written by James Horner and Will Jennings, and serving as the love theme for James Cameron’s blockbuster film Titanic, “My Heart Will Go On” topped the charts around the world, and has become Dion’s signature song.

Let’s Talk About Love and its songs won many awards around the world. “My Heart Will Go On” won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Song of the Year and Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television. Let’s Talk About Love was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album and “Tell Him” for the Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.

Let’s Talk About Love became one of the best-selling albums in history, with sales of over 31 million copies worldwide. It topped the charts around the world, including number one in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Australia and many more. It became one of the best-selling albums of 1997 and 1998 in various countries and also one of the top-selling albums of the decade. It was certified Diamond, Multi-Platinum, Platinum and Gold around the world. The album has sold ten million copies in the US, another ten million in Europe, two million in Latin America, two million in the UK, 1.7 million in Canada, 1.6 million in France, 1.5 million in Germany and over one million in Japan. Various singles were released from the album, depending on the country. In addition to the major success of “My Heart Will Go On”, other singles included “Tell Him”, “Be the Man”, “The Reason”, “To Love You More”, “Immortality”, “Miles to Go (Before I Sleep)” and “Treat Her Like a Lady”.

Track listing

US edition

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length

1. “The Reason”
Carole King Mark Hudson Greg Wells
George Martin 5:01
2. “Immortality” (with the Bee Gees)
Barry Gibb Robin Gibb Maurice Gibb
Walter Afanasieff 4:11
3. “Treat Her Like a Lady” (featuring Diana King and Brownstone)
Diana King Andy Marvel Billy Mann Celine Dion
Ric Wake 4:05
4. “Why Oh Why”
Marti Sharron Dan Sembello
David Foster 4:50
5. “Love Is on the Way”
Peter Zizzo Denise Rich Tina Shafer
Wake 4:25
6. “Tell Him” (duet with Barbra Streisand)
Linda Thompson Afanasieff Foster
Foster Afanasieff
7. “Where Is the Love” Corey Hart Hart 4:55
8. “When I Need You”
Albert Hammond Carole Bayer Sager
Foster 4:12
9. “Miles to Go (Before I Sleep)” Hart Hart 4:40
10. “Us” Billy Pace
Humberto Gatica Pace Jim Steinman
11. “Just a Little Bit of Love”
Maria Christensen Arnie Roman Arthur Jacobson
Wake 4:06
12. “My Heart Will Go On” (love theme from Titanic)
James Horner Will Jennings
Afanasieff Horner
13. “I Hate You Then I Love You” (duet with Luciano Pavarotti)
Tony Renis Manuel de Falla Alberto Testa Fabio Testa Norman Newell
Foster Gatica Renis
14. “To Love You More”
Foster Junior Miles
Foster 5:28
15. “Let’s Talk About Love”
Bryan Adams Jean-Jacques Goldman Eliot Kennedy
Foster 5:12

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