Loved Me Back to Life

Loved Me Back to Life

Music CD - 2013
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Contents: Loved me back to life
Somebody loves somebody
Incredible (duet with Ne-Yo)
Water and a flame
Save your soul
Didn't know love
Thank you
Overjoyed (duet with Stevie Wonder)
At seventeen
Always be your girl
Unfinished songs
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Sony Muisc Entertainment, [2013]
Branch Call Number: MA DION LMB D52
Characteristics: 1 audio disc : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in
4 3/4 in
digital,optical,1.4 m/s
audio file,CD audio


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Oct 29, 2018

I liked the album, but Celine Dion's voice seems different to me.

ArapahoeTatyana Sep 08, 2016

What a beautiful performance of amazing songs! The name of the disc "Loved me back to life" says a lot about this time of stress and weakness of the singer.

Mar 05, 2014

How could Celine go wrong with a voice like that. Rated it 5 stars

Jan 07, 2014



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Santa Monica Staff Jan 04, 2014

Loved Me Back to Life is Celine Dion's first English-language album in seven years, but even that long gap of time doesn't tell the whole story. The last time Dion placed in the Billboard Top 40 was in 2002, when "A New Day Has Come" reached 22, and the last time she saw the Top 10 was in 1999, when "That's the Way It Is" reached number six. That's a roundabout way of saying that Dion's days as a formidable hitmaker are long gone, but the interesting thing about Loved Me Back to Life is how the French-Canadian diva has seized this opportunity to try a little bit everything, ranging from duets with neo-R&B stalwart Ne-Yo to covers of Janis Ian's "At Seventeen." Some of this piecemeal feel is due to the album's convoluted creation, growing from a simple studio re-creation of her on-going Vegas revue Celine, but then expanding to something a little more modern and something with a subtle but palpable R&B undercurrent. This soulful streak surfaces on the duets -- the aforementioned Ne-Yo collaboration "Incredible," plus Stevie Wonder sings his "Overjoyed" on a Tricky Stewart production -- but also in the stuttering rhythms of "Somebody Loves Somebody," the slow-burning "Didn't Know Love," and the lively, new jack swing of "Save Your Soul" (strangely, the two Babyface productions -- "At Seventeen" and "Always Be Your Girl" -- are thoroughly colorless adult contemporary). Still, that suggests Loved Me Back to Life is a livelier, riskier album than it actually is; despite these deeper grooves and sparkling surfaces, there's no question this is a Celine Dion album, a record that flirts with new ideas but never hooks up. Yet, that flirtation counts for something: it means the album is livelier, less self-conscious, less beholden to the expected, and quick-footed enough to not seem mired in show biz glitz.


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ArapahoeTatyana Sep 08, 2016

"You loved me back to life, " - sounds so inspirational.


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