Saturday, May 7, 2011
TELLEMENT J'AI D'AMOUR POUR TOI ~ CELINE DION
"Tellement j'ai d'amour pour toi" (meaning "I Have So Much Love for You") is the first single from Céline Dion's album Tellement j'ai d'amour.... It was released in December 1982 in Quebec, Canada. On October 31, 1982, with this track Céline Dion won a Gold Medal for Best Song at the Yamaha World Song Festival in Tokyo, Japan and the Yamaha Symphony Orchestra Award for Best Artist. Dion performed "Tellement j'ai d'amour pour toi" in front of 115 millions of TV viewers and 12,000 in the audience. There were 1907 contestants and 30 finalists. Dion received also 4 Félix Awards the following year and one of them in category: Quebec Artist Achieving the Most Success Outside the Province of Quebec. The single was a hit in Quebec. It entered the chart on December 25, 1982, peaking at number 3. "Tellement j'ai d'amour pour toi" re-entered the chart on October 22, 1983 and stayed there through January 14, 1984, peaking this time at number 17. It spent forty four weeks on the chart. The B-side of that release was another album track called "Ecoutez-Moi." "Tellement j'ai d'amour pour toi" appeared on Céline Dion's 2005 French best of album On ne change pas.