Céline Dion

It's All Coming Back to Me Now

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What do you get when you mix a mini-rock opera of a pop song with a dance track? You get this dizzying, jumpy, and bouncy single. The song, in its original form, was a rock opera penned by Jim Steinman, famed for writing and producing Meat Loaf's hits, as well as Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart" and many others. This song works fantastically in its original form, but as a dance song it misses the mark. The "Classic Paradise Mix" is a little better than the "Moran Anthem" mixes, largely due to her mushy vocals on the latter mix (unless one appreciates that sort of thing). It sounds as though Dion were singing from under water and some unseen power was forcing her down. However, the final "Moran" mix is a little better because the vocals don't pop up until three and a half minutes into the song, but that isn't what one listens to Dion for. This single is strictly for the dance party crowd who could shimmy to even the phone book put to a dance beat. Neither the long album version nor the single edit are included, or the original single's B-side, the exclusive 1996 Olympics anthem "The Power of the Dream."

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