Mélanie is the sixth French-language studio album by Canadian singer Celine Dion, released in Quebec, Canada on 22 August 1984. It includes the hit song, "Une colombe". The album reached number one in Quebec, was certified Gold in Canada and won two Félix Awards for Album of the Year and Best Selling Album of the Year.
|Studio album by|
|Released||22 August 1984|
|Celine Dion chronology|
|Singles from Mélanie|
The album includes ten songs co-written mainly by Eddy Marnay and produced by Marnay and René Angélil. "Une colombe" was performed by Dion for Pope John Paul II in front of 65,000 people at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal in 1984. The title track was dedicated to Dion's little niece Karine, diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.
The album became another commercial success, reaching Gold in Canada. It topped the chart in Quebec for ten weeks. "Une colombe" was also certified Gold. Mélanie produced two top ten Quebec singles in "Une colombe" and "Mon rêve de toujours", which peaked at number two and four, respectively. There was also a third single released - "Un amour pour moi".
The next year, Dion won five Felix Awards, including Album of the Year and Best Selling Album of the Year for Mélanie, Female Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year ("Une colombe") and Best Selling Single of the Year ("Une colombe"). She was also nominated for the Felix Award for Pop Album of the Year (Mélanie), Artist of the Year Achieving the Most Success Outside Quebec and Show of the Year (Céline Dion en concert). Additionally, Harvey Robitaille won Felix Award for Sound Engineer of the Year thanks to Céline Dion en concert and Paul Baillargeon was nominated for Arranger of the Year thanks to "Une colombe".
|3.||"Un amour pour moi"||3:20|
|4.||"Trop jeune à dix-sept ans"||4:40|
|5.||"Mon rêve de toujours"||4:17|
|1.||"Va où s'en va l'amour"||Angélil||3:20|
|2.||"Comme on disait avant"||Angélil||3:30|
|4.||"Trois heures vingt"||3:34|
Certifications and salesEdit
|Canada (Music Canada)||Gold||50,000^|
^shipments figures based on certification alone
|Canada||22 August 1984||TBS||LP||TBS 501|
- "Mélanie". Epic Rights, Inc. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
- "Canadian album certifications – Celine Dion – Melanie". Music Canada. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
- "Compilation des ventes d'albums par ordre alphabétique d'interprètes" (PDF) (in French). BAnQ. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
- Glatzer, Jenna (2005). Céline Dion: For Keeps. Andrews McMeel Publishing. ISBN 0-7407-5559-5.
- "Palmarès des ventes d'albums au Québec" (in French). BAnQ. Retrieved 12 March 2019.