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Celine Dion's Let’s Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste

Carl Wilson

Carl Wilson is the music critic at Slate and also writes for The Globe and Mail, Hazlitt, The New York Times Magazine and many other online and print publications. He lives in Toronto, where he is the doorman at the Trampoline Hall Lecture Series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2007

33 1/3 Books

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...Non-fans regard Céline Dion as ersatz and plastic, yet to those who love her, no one could be more real, with her impoverished childhood, her (creepy) manager-husband's struggle with cancer, her knack for howling out raw emotion. There's...

Celine Dion

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...The French Canadian singing sensation Céline Dion dominated the 1990s with her solo albums and performance on the Titanic soundtrack. Born in Quebec in 1968, Dion’s family loved music and named her after the Hughes Aufray song “Céline.”...

Montréal, QC (Francophone)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: metropolitan area – 3,380,645 (2001); Francophones – 2,275,035 (2001) Montréal is an island in the middle of the St Lawrence River, in the southern part of the province of Québec, some 30 miles (50 km) from...

Chanson canadienne/Chanson québécoise

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...In music as in politics, Québec’s double identity as both Canadian and French can seem confusing to anyone observing it from the outside, while to people in Québec it is almost self-evident. Although the expression Chanson...

Adult Contemporary

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...The term Adult Contemporary (AC) emerged as a radio format and musical genre designation during the 1970s. Since the late 1970s it has been among the top radio formats in North America. Musically, AC has been characterized as ‘softer...

Québec

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 7,237,480 (2001) Québec, the largest of Canada’s provinces, is located in the northeastern part of North America, on both shores of the St Lawrence River. Its first inhabitants were various indigenous Indian...