‘Courage’ available everywhere Nov. 15; ‘Courage World Tour’ kicks off tonight
Global superstar Celine Dion has released three new tracks from her highly anticipated album, “Courage,” today via Sony Music Entertainment Canada/Columbia Records. “Imperfections,” “Lying Down” and “Courage” are new tracks from the eclectic album, each representing a new creative direction for Dion.
A mix of ballads and edgy up-tempo tracks, “Courage” is her first English album in six years. It will be available everywhere Nov. 15. “Courage” is available for preorder now here.
“Imperfections,” examines the lens of self-criticism and was written by Ari Leff, Michael Pollack, Nicholas Perloff-Giles, Dallas Koehlke (DallasK) and produced by DallasK. “Lying Down” reminds us all to change our mindset to move forward after a poisonous relationship and was written by David Guetta, Giorgio Tuinfort and Sia Furler. The title track, “Courage,” is an anthemic call for strength and fierceness when one is on the precipice of a new challenge, and was written by Stephan Moccio, Erik Alcock and Liz Rodrigues.
Also featured on the album is the previously released “Flying On My Own,” which Dion performed on the last night of her historic 16-year Las Vegas residency. The song was written by Jörgen Elofsson, Liz Rodrigues and Anton Mårtensson, and marked her first step in a bold next phase of her career.
Tonight also marks the launch of Dion’s “Courage World Tour.” Stopping in over 50 cities across the U.S. and Canada, the massive tour kicks off with the first of three concerts in Quebec City before heading to Montreal for a six-show residency. For tour information, visit celinedion.com.
With more than 250 millions albums sold around the world, Dion is one of the most immediately recognized, widely respected and successful performers in pop music history. She has earned five Grammy Awards, two Academy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 20 Juno Awards and an astonishing 40 Félix Awards. She remains one of the most sought-after recording artists, receiving the Diamond Award at the 2004 World Music Awards, recognizing her status as the best-selling female artist of all time. In 2016 the Billboard Music Awards presented her with the lifetime achievement Icon Award. In April, Dion was named L’Oréal Paris’ newest global spokesperson.