Friday, June 3, 2011
WHEN I FALL IN LOVE ~ CELINE DION AND CLIVE GRIFFIN
"When I Fall in Love" was originally sung by Dorris Day and later recorded by Rick Astley. The version by Céline Dion and Clive Griffin was featured in the romantic comedy Sleepless in Seattle and released as a single on June 28, 1993 becoming one of the most acclaimed. It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal in 1994, and won a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s). The award went to David Foster and Jeremy Lubbock. The song appears on both, the Sleepless in Seattle soundtrack (number 1 on the Billboard 200 and 4x platinum RIAA certification for selling over 4 million copies in the U.S.), and later on Dion's album The Colour of My Love, released in November 1993. "When I Fall in Love" reached top 40 in few countries, including number 22 in New Zealand, number 23 in the United States, and number 37 in the Netherlands. It was popular on the U.S. Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks, peaking at number 6. In 1998, Anne Murray performed "When I Fall in Love" with Céline Dion live and included it on her DVD called An Intimate Evening with Anne Murray...Live. Later, this version appeared on Murray's 2007 album Anne Murray Duets: Friends & Legends.