Just Walk Away

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"Just Walk Away"
Just Walk Away.jpg
Single by Celine Dion
from the album The Colour of My Love
Released1995 (1995)
FormatPromotional recording
Recorded1993 A & M Studios, Ocean Way Recording Studios
GenrePop
Length4:58
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Celine Dion singles chronology
"Next Plane Out"
(1995)
"Just Walk Away"
(1995)
"To Love You More"
(1995)

"Just Walk Away" is a song by Canadian singer Celine Dion, recorded for her third English-language album, The Colour of My Love (1993). It was released as a radio single in Spain in 1995.[1] The music was written by Marti Sharron and lyrics by Albert Hammond. The track was produced by Steve Lindsey, with additional production by Humberto Gatica. Lindsey worked before with artists like Elton John, Leonard Cohen, Marvin Gaye and Peter Gabriel.

Background and release[edit]

There was no video made for the song. The song was the background song of the 1999 Japanese television drama "Kōri no Sekai (氷の世界)" or "Ice World".

"Just Walk Away" wasn't featured on the American edition of The Colour of My Love, and was never released in any way in the United States.

The song has been covered by many artists. In 1994, Latin singer Myriam Hernandez released the first Spanish version called "Y Vete Ya", produced by Humberto Gatica. In 2001, Josh Groban recorded the second Spanish version of this song called "Aléjate" produced by Humberto Gatica and David Foster, and included on his eponymous album. In 2006, Elena Paparizou recorded a live version of this song for her Iparhi Logos CD and Mad Secret Concerts - Elena Paparizou DVD.

Russian pop singer, Sergei Penkin, recorded a live version of the song covering it in Russian language. Also existing is "Pars maintenant", a French cover version by Canadian singer Katee Julien. The classical crossover duo Pharos recorded Josh Groban's "Aléjate" for their debut album Only Love in 2007. Dutch pop singer, André Hazes recorded a Dutch version, "Als Je Gaat", released in 1997.

In 1996, Hong Kong singer, Cass Phang (彭羚) recorded first Cantonese version "別想念我". In 1997, Aaron Kwok (郭富城) recorded the second Cantonese version "在懷念妳(還需勇氣)". Another Hong Kong singer Elisa Chan (陳潔靈) recorded third Cantonese version "哭可以麼" in 2007.

Formats and track listings[edit]

Spanish promotional CD single

  1. "Just Walk Away" – 4:58

References[edit]

  1. ^ Glatzer, Jenna (2005). Céline Dion: For Keeps. Andrews McMeel Publishing. ISBN 0-7407-5559-5.