Recovering

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"Recovering"
Celine Dion Recovering.jpg
Single by Celine Dion
Released 9 September 2016 (2016-09-09)
Format Digital download
Recorded August 2016
Genre Chamber pop
Length 3:24
Label Columbia
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
Celine Dion singles chronology
"Encore un soir"
(2016)
"Recovering"
(2016)
"L'étoile"
(2016)
Music video
"Recovering" on YouTube

"Recovering" is a song recorded by Canadian singer Celine Dion and released as a single on 9 September 2016. It was written by Pink after Dion's husband, René Angélil died in January 2016. The song will be featured on Dion's forthcoming English-language album. Entertainment Tonight Canada chose it as one of the best songs of 2016.[1]

Background and release[edit]

On 6 July 2016, Dion revealed that Pink wrote a song for her, in honor of her husband René Angélil, who died of cancer in January 2016.[2][3][4][5][6][7] She also revealed the title of the song, "Recovering".[2][3][4][5][6][7] Dion added that she's already starting to work on an English album.[2][3][4][5][6][7] The song was released as a single on 9 September 2016, and will be included on Dion's upcoming English-language album, her first since 2013's Loved Me Back to Life.[8][9]

Live performances[edit]

Dion performed "Recovering" during the Stand Up to Cancer Live Event on 9 September 2016.[8][10] The telecast aired on more than forty television networks and selected online outlets.[10] It was broadcast live from the Music Center's Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.[10] She also performed it on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on 8 September 2016. The episode aired on 12 September 2016.[8][11] In September 2016, Dion added "Recovering" to the set list of her Las Vegas residency show, Celine.

Commercial performance[edit]

In Canada, "Recovering" entered the Hot Digital Songs chart at number sixteen.[12] It also topped the Québec Digital Singles Chart for three non-consecutive weeks.[13] In the United States, it debuted on the Pop Digital Songs chart at number twenty-eight.[14] In France, "Recovering" entered the Digital Singles Chart at number forty-nine and the Overall Singles Chart at number fifty.[15][16]

Track listing[edit]

Digital single[17]
No. Title Length
1. "Recovering" 3:24
European / US promotional single[18]
No. Title Length
1. "Recovering" 3:24
Brazilian promotional single[19]
No. Title Length
1. "Recovering" 3:24
2. "Recovering" (Instrumental) 3:24

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from Discogs.[20]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Canada (Hot Canadian Digital Songs)[12] 16
France (SNEP)[15] 50
Quebec (ADISQ)[13] 1
US Pop Digital Songs (Billboard)[14] 28

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label Ref.
Worldwide 9 September 2016 Digital download Columbia [17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Graeme O'Neil (19 December 2016). "The 25 best Songs of 2016". Entertainment Tonight Canada. Retrieved 29 December 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c Jennifer Drysdale (6 July 2016). "EXCLUSIVE: Celine Dion Reveals Pink Wrote a Song For Her After Rene Angelil Died". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c Dave Quinn (7 July 2016). "Pink Wrote a Song for Céline Dion in Honor of Late Husband René Angélil". People. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c Megan French (7 July 2016). "Celine Dion: Pink Wrote Me a Song After Rene Angelil's Death". Us Weekly. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c Kate Feldman (7 July 2016). "Celine Dion's new album to feature song penned by Pink after the singer's husband's death". New York Daily News. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  6. ^ a b c Joy D'Souza (8 July 2016). "Céline Dion Reveals Pink Wrote Her A Song To Remember René Angelil". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  7. ^ a b c "Celine Dion reveals: Pink wrote a song for my new album". Today. 22 July 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  8. ^ a b c Mary J. DiMeglio (9 September 2016). "Celine Dion, With Pink's Help, 'Recovering' On New Song: Listen". Billboard. Retrieved 9 September 2016. 
  9. ^ Patrick Crowley (17 August 2016). "7 Songs You Didn't Know P!nk Wrote". Billboard. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  10. ^ a b c "Stand Up to Cancer: Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Celine Dion to Perform". Rolling Stone. 23 August 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  11. ^ Brian Cantor (8 September 2016). "Celine Dion, Usher, Chance, Carrie Underwood Listed As Upcoming "Ellen Degeneres Show" Performers". Headline Planet. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  12. ^ a b "Charts: Hot Canadian Digital Song Sales". Billboard. Retrieved 20 September 2016. 
  13. ^ a b "This week's top selling digital tracks based on the digital album sales in Quebec" (in French). ADISQ. Retrieved 20 September 2016. 
  14. ^ a b "Charts: Pop Digital Songs". Billboard. Retrieved 20 September 2016. 
  15. ^ a b "Lescharts.com – Céline Dion – Recovering" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 17 September 2016. 
  16. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés" (in French). SNEP. 9 September 2016. Retrieved 9 September 2016. 
  17. ^ a b "Recovering - Single". iTunes. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  18. ^ "Celine Dion - Recovering". Discogs. Retrieved 22 October 2016. 
  19. ^ "Celine Dion - Recovering". Discogs. Retrieved 18 December 2016. 
  20. ^ "Céline Dion – Recovering". Discogs. Retrieved 19 September 2016. 

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