Think Twice Celine Dion
Song Title: Think Twice
Artist: Celine Dion
Date of release: July 1994
Description: ” Think twice ” is by Celine Dion ( Céline Marie Claudette Dion ), the Canadian singer-songwriter.
The song was written by the two British songwriters Peter Sinfield and Andy Hill, Andy is mostly famous for working with 1981 Eurovision song contest winners Bucks Fizz on their song ” Making your mind up “.
Production for ” Think twice ” was by Aldo Nova and Christopher Neil, the latter has worked with the likes of Rod Stewart, Cher and Jennifer Rush.
Released on the Columbia and Epic record labels ” Think twice ” was taken as the fourth single from Celine’s third English-language Album ” The Colour of My Love “.
The song is about a relationship breaking down with the partner about to leave and the lead pleading for them to think again by asking to ” Think twice “.
Music critics had mixed feelings about the song, Stephen Thomas Erlewine from AllMusic commented on the ” “careful production, professional songwriting “.
Another critic, senior Brad Webber of the Chicago Tribune commented on Celine’s vocal performance as ” forcefully resonant and multiflavored “.
The song was to be a commercial success for Celine, in the United States the single didn’t fare as well on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart as other charts across the World.
” Think twice ” entered the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and reached a peak of 95, the song stayed on the chart for 5 weeks.
Outside of the United States the song went to number one in many countries including Ireland for 9 weeks and Belgium Flanders for 5 weeks.
Celine took ” Think twice ” to the top of the charts in The Netherlands, Norway and Sweden where it spent four weeks at the top.
In the United Kingdom Celine was not widely known when she released ” Think twice “, the British people had only really known her for her and Peabo Bryson’s theme tune to Disney classic Beauty And The Beast.
The song entered the UK chart at number 53 and eventually reached number one where it stayed for 7 weeks. ” Think twice ” spent 17 weeks in the top ten and a total of 31 weeks on the chart.
With sales of 1,320,000 copies in the UK alone the British Phonographic Industry ( BPI ) certified ” Think twice ” Platinum.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 95
UK Highest Chart Position: 1
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 2, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 1, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 10, Canada Top Singles (RPM) 13, Canada Adult Contemporary (RPM) 3, Canada (The Record’s Retail Singles Chart) 14, Canada (The Record’s Contemporary Hit Radio) 15, Denmark (IFPI/Nielsen Marketing Research) 2, Europe (European Hot 100 Singles) 2, Germany (Official German Charts) 19, Ireland (IRMA) 1, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 1, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 1, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 20, Norway (VG-lista) 1, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 1, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 1, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 6
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