What Made Celine Dion Revisit Her Massive Hit “My Heart Will Go On”?
Every Titanic fan knows the words by heart to “My Heart Will Go On,” sung by the incredibly talented Celine Dion. (Think you can ace a Titanic Quiz? Click here!) To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Dion performing the song at the Academy Awards (she performed on March 23, 1998), a remastered version in 4K of the music video for “My Heart Will Go On” has been released and it is truly stunning!
The music video features close-ups of Dion on a ship, wearing a strapless white gown. The video is so crystal clear and fans could not stop raving about the video quality in the comments. The only difference in the music video is that it does not feature any scenes from Titanic like the original.
The music video for “My Heart Will Go On” has been remastered and looks amazing
The video’s description boasts the work that went into the remastered version, “To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Celine Dion’s biggest hit of all time, this performance-focused music video has been reimagined, featuring remastered footage in stunning clarity. Newly transferred from the original 35mm film reels and assembled in a brand new 4K edit, the video features exclusive, never-before-seen footage from the original ‘My Heart Will Go On’ video shoot from 1997.”
One person commented, “Twenty-five years later, this video comes to us. A new version; new perspective, fresh and original. A message for new generations to not let this classic die, and to us to relive the nostalgia and passion.” Indeed the song brings up a lot of nostalgic memories for fans of Dion and Titanic but she almost didn’t record the song!
It was Dion’s late husband Rene Angélil who talked her into recording the track. In 2019, Dion admitted to Andy Cohen on his show Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen, “It didn’t appeal to me. I was probably very tired that day. I don’t know, very tired. And my husband said, ‘Let’s hold on.’ He talks to the writer and says, ‘Let’s try to make a little demo,’ and I sang the song once and they built the orchestra around it. I never resang it for the recording, actually. So, the demo is the actual recording, but after that I sang it about three gazillion times.” He knew a hit when he heard it! Dion’s voice transforms the beautiful melody and lyrics into a song that will truly be remembered forever.
Watch the astonishing remastered version of the music video for “My Heart Will Go On” below: