Live à Paris (video)

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Live à Paris
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Video by Celine Dion
Released 8 November 1996 (1996-11-08)
Recorded October 1995 in Paris, France
Genre Pop
Length 96:00
Label Columbia, Epic
Director Gérard Pullicino
Producer Vito Luprano
Celine Dion chronology
The Colour of My Love Concert
(1995)
Live à Paris
(1996)
Live in Memphis
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Live à Paris is Celine Dion's third home video release. It was recorded live at the renowned Zénith de Paris in Paris, France in October 1995 before an audience of over 6,000 fans, during the D'eux Tour.[2] The concert was released on VHS on 8 November 1996 and on DVD on 17 November 2003. The DVD does not include "River Deep, Mountain High."

Live à Paris contains songs from the highly successful French language album D'eux, along with few English-language hits. Jean-Jacques Goldman joined Dion on "Les derniers seront les premiers" and "J'irai où tu iras."[3]

The VHS was certified 3x Platinum in France (60,000). The DVD re-release was counted separately in France and certified Platinum (20,000).

Live à Paris CD is also available. It was released on 22 October 1996 and features 14 out of 19 tracks performed during the concert.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "J'attendais" Jean-Jacques Goldman  
2. "Destin" Goldman  
3. "The Power of Love"  
4. "L'amour existe encore"  
5. "Regarde-moi" Goldman  
6. "River Deep – Mountain High" (VHS only)  
7. "Un garçon pas comme les autres (Ziggy)"
 
8. "Misled"
 
9. "Love Can Move Mountains" Diane Warren  
10. "Calling You" Bob Telson  
11. "Le blues du businessman"
  • Plamondon
  • Berger
 
12. "Les derniers seront les premiers" (duet with Jean-Jacques Goldman) Goldman  
13. "J'irai où tu iras" (duet with Jean-Jacques Goldman) Goldman  
14. "Je sais pas"
 
15. "Le ballet" Goldman  
16. "Prière païenne" Goldman  
17. "Pour que tu m'aimes encore" Goldman  
18. "Quand on n'a que l'amour" Jacques Brel  
19. "Vole" Goldman  

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
VHS
France (SNEP)[8] 3× Platinum 60,000*
DVD
France (SNEP)[8] Platinum 20,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
France 8 November 1996 Columbia VHS 200704
Laserdisc
Canada 19 November 1996 Epic VHS 80251
Japan 22 January 1997 200704 2
Australia February 1997 ESVU-151
France 17 November 2003 Columbia DVD 2022829

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Live à Paris
  3. ^ Live à Paris - Home Video
  4. ^ David Kent (2006). Australian Chart Book 1993-2005. Australia: Turramurra, N.S.W. : Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-45889-2. 
  5. ^ "Céline Dion – Live à Paris [DVD]" (in French). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Celine Dion – Live à Paris" (in French). Classement Officiel des ventes de DVD Musicaux. Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Rapports annuels 2004 DVD musicaux" (in French). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "French video certifications – Celine Dion – Live a Paris" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 28 July 2014.