Zora sourit

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"Zora sourit"
Zora sourit.jpg
Single by Celine Dion
from the album S'il suffisait d'aimer
Released 14 September 1998 (1998-09-14)
Format CD single
Recorded 1998 Studio Méga
Genre
Length 3:51
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Jean-Jacques Goldman
Celine Dion singles chronology
"It's Hard to Say Goodbye"
(1998)
"Zora sourit"
(1998)
"I'm Your Angel"
(1998)

"It's Hard to Say Goodbye"
(1998)
"Zora sourit"
(1998)
"I'm Your Angel"
(1998)
Music video
"Zora sourit" on YouTube

"Zora sourit" (meaning "Zora Smiles") is the first single from Celine Dion's album S'il suffisait d'aimer. It was released on 14 September 1998 in Francophone countries.[1]

It's a song written by Jean-Jacques Goldman and his brother J. Kapler.

"Zora sourit" music video was directed by Yannick Saillet in Miami, Florida and Aubervilliers, Paris and released in September 1998. It was included later on Dion's On ne change pas DVD.

The single was released commercially in selected European countries, reaching number 12 in Belgium Wallonia, number 20 in France and number 25 in Switzerland. It was certified gold in Belgium (25,000) and silver in France (125,000 copies sold).

Dion performed "Zora sourit" live during early dates of her Let's Talk About Love Tour and her French concerts in 2017.

The recording of "Zora sourit" was included as a bonus on the Au cœur du stade DVD.

The song became later a part of the On ne change pas greatest hits compilation (2005).

Formats and track listings[edit]

European CD single

  1. "Zora sourit" – 3:51
  2. "Sur le même bateau" – 4:25

European CD maxi single[2]

  1. "Zora sourit" – 3:51
  2. "Sur le même bateau" – 4:25
  3. "Pour que tu m'aimes encore" – 4:14

Charts[edit]

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Belgium (BEA)[11] Gold 25,000*
France (SNEP)[12] Silver 125,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format
France[13] 14 September 1998
  • CD
  • 12"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Glatzer, Jenna (2005). Céline Dion: For Keeps. Andrews McMeel Publishing. ISBN 0-7407-5559-5. 
  2. ^ Zora sourit
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Céline Dion – Zora sourit" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Céline Dion – Zora sourit" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  5. ^ "The Eurochart Hot 100 Singles". Music & Media. 10 October 1998. Archived from the original on 4 November 2005. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Lescharts.com – Céline Dion – Zora sourit" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  7. ^ "Celine Dion - Zora sourit - Top 40" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 7 October 2017. 
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Céline Dion – Zora sourit" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  9. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Céline Dion – Zora sourit". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  10. ^ "Rapports annuels 1998" (in French). Ultratop. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  11. ^ "Ultratop − Goud en Platina – singles 1998". Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  12. ^ "Certifications Singles Argent - année 1998" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Archived from the original on 13 September 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  13. ^ "Celine Dion – Zora sourit". Discogs. Retrieved 23 February 2017. 

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