Wednesday, July 20, 2011
I DROVE ALL NIGHT ~ CELINE DION
"I Drove All Night" was recorded by Céline Dion for her album One Heart and released as the lead single on March 3, 2003.The song was featured in promotional ads for the Chrysler Crossfire vehicle.The "I Drove All Night" music video was directed by Peter Arnell and released in February 2003. It was included on the United Kingdom enhanced double A-side single "One Heart/I Drove All Night."The song was commercially successful, reaching number 1 for five weeks in Canada and topping the charts in Belgium Flanders and Sweden. It was Dion's third airplay-only single that charted on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 45 (number 46 on the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay). The commercial single was released five months later reaching number 26 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales. Because of several club remixes created mainly by Hex Hector, the song peaked at number 2 on the Hot Dance Club Play.I Drove All Night" was certified platinum in Belgium (50,000) and gold in Australia (35,000). According to the Nielsen SoundScan, the CD single has sold 55,000 copies in the United States.Céline Dion performed "I Drove All Night" during A New Day... show and included it on the A New Day... Live in Las Vegas CD in 2004 and Live in Las Vegas - A New Day... DVD in 2007. The A New Day... Live in Las Vegas bonus DVD, called One Year...One Heart contained the recording of the song and fragments from making the video.The song became also an opening track for the 2008-09 Taking Chances Tour, preceded by an introduction video using the remix of "I Drove All Night" as well. The audio and footage of this performance was included in the Taking Chances World Tour: The Concert CD/DVD. In October 2008, "I Drove All Night" was included on My Love: Essential Collection greatest hits.