The Collector's Series, Volume One

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The Collector's Series, Volume One
Compilation album by Celine Dion
Released October 20, 2000 (2000-10-20)
Recorded 1990-1999
Genre Pop
Length 71:47
Label Epic, Columbia
Producer Walter Afanasieff, Babyface, David Foster, Humberto Gatica, Jean-Jacques Goldman, Rick Hahn, Dan Hill, John Jones, Kristian Lundin, George Martin, Max Martin, Christopher Neil, Rick Nowels, Serge Perathoner, Billy Steinberg, Jim Steinman, Jannick Top, Ric Wake
Celine Dion chronology
The Early Singles
(2000)
The Collector's Series, Volume One
(2000)
A New Day Has Come
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 1/5 stars[2]

The Collector's Series, Volume One is a compilation album by Canadian singer Celine Dion, released on October 20, 2000. It's her 8th English album and 28th in total. The album was renamed Tout en amour (meaning All in Love) in France.

Album information[edit]

The Collector's Series, Volume One is a compilation of some of Dion's biggest hits and few rare tracks. The album features "The Power of the Dream" from the opening ceremony of the 1996 Summer Olympics, duets with Barbra Streisand and Andrea Bocelli, and few rarely heard non-English language songs. It also includes singles which didn't make onto Dion's previous greatest hits album All the Way… A Decade of Song: "Where Does My Heart Beat Now", "Only One Road", "Falling into You", "Tell Him", and "The Reason."

Tout en amour was released in France also as a limited edition, including twelve colour postcards with previously unreleased photos of Dion. The album was re-released in October 2004 in few European countries, as part of the Best of the Best Gold series. The gold-disc pressing was housed in a die-cut slipcase, exposing the gold disc and featured the same tracks that graced the standard pressing.

Chart success[edit]

The Collector's Series, Volume One has topped chart in France, and reached top ten in Canada and Portugal.

It was certified gold in many countries, including the United States,[3] where it has sold 914,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.[4][5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "The Power of the Dream"  
  • Foster
  • Babyface
4:30
2. "Where Does My Heart Beat Now"  
Christopher Neil 4:32
3. "Us"   Billy Pace 5:44
4. "The Reason"   Carole King, Mark Hudson, Greg Wells George Martin 4:59
5. "Seduces Me"   Dan Hill, John Sheard
3:45
6. "With This Tear"   Prince Walter Afanasieff 4:12
7. "Falling into You"  
  • Nowels
  • Steinberg
4:18
8. "Pour que tu m'aimes encore"   Jean-Jacques Goldman Goldman 4:13
9. "Un garçon pas comme les autres (Ziggy)"  
2:56
10. "Be the Man" (Japanese version)
  • Foster
  • Junior Miles
  • Reiko Yukawa
Foster 4:39
11. "Tell Him" (duet with Barbra Streisand)
  • Thompson
  • Afanasieff
  • Foster
  • Foster
  • Afanasieff
4:50
12. "The Prayer" (duet with Andrea Bocelli)
  • Foster
  • Renis
  • Bayer Sager
4:27
13. "All by Myself" (Spanish version) Foster 5:08
14. "Amar Haciendo el Amor"  
4:09
15. "Only One Road"   Peter Zizzo Wake 4:48
16. "That's the Way It Is"  
  • Martin
  • Lundin
4:01

Charts[edit]

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Finland (Musiikkituottajat)[24] 10,238[23]
France (SNEP)[25] Gold 155,300[26]
Germany (BVMI)[27] Gold 150,000^
Hungary (MAHASZ)[28] Gold 25,000[29]
Japan (RIAJ)[30] Gold 100,000^
Netherlands (NVPI)[31] Gold 40,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[32] Gold 7,500^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[33] Gold 25,000x
United Kingdom (BPI)[34] Silver 60,000^
United States (RIAA)[35] Gold 914,000[4]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
Australia October 20, 2000 Epic CD 5007282
Europe October 23, 2000 Columbia 5009952
United States October 24, 2000 Epic 85148
Canada Columbia
Japan October 25, 2000 Epic ESCA 8237
Germany October 18, 2004 Columbia 5009956

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic review
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  24. ^ The first web page presents the sales figures, the second presents the certification limits:
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  28. ^ "Arany- és platinalemezek › Adatbázis 2002" (in Hungarian). MAHASZ. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
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  33. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Dion)". Hung Medien. 
  34. ^ "British album certifications – Celine Dion – The Collector's Series - Vol 1". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter The Collector's Series - Vol 1 in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Silver in the field By Award. Click Search
  35. ^ "American album certifications – Celine Dion – The Collector's Series, Volume One". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH