| 3 June 2008|
EMI Music Canada
3 June 2008
| 40/40 The Best Selection
Pop music, Adult contemporary music
Olivia Newton-John, Amy Sky, Melinda Schneider
Olivia Newton-John albums, Adult contemporary music albums
A Celebration in Song is the twenty-fourth studio album by Australian pop singer Olivia Newton-John, released on 3 June 2008 by Warner Bros. in Australia. The worldwide release of album was by EMI, on 2 September 2008. It is her second duets album, following (2), released in 2002 by Festival Mushroom.
On 25 January 2011 the album was re-released by Spring Hill with a new cover.
The album was released in conjunction with Newton-John's walk to Beijing which, together with this album, raises funds for the future The Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Center in Melbourne, Australia.
The songs "Never Far Away" (with Richard Marx) and "Sunburned Country" (with Keith Urban) originally belong to Newton-John's 2002 duets album, (2). The song "Beautiful Thing" was extracted from Belinda Emmett's album So I Am and the track is "dedicated with love" to her.
From the album booklet:
The Olivia Newton-John and Friends: Gala Fundraising Concert was a one night only concert based in the album. The concert held at the State Theatre in Sydney, on the date of 30 September 2008, raised funds for the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre Appeal."I Say a Little Prayer" (Paulini)
"Calling You" (Katy Cebrano)
"A Song for You" (Katy Cebrano)
"All Come Together" (Johnny Diesel)
"My Heart Will Go On" (Trisha Crowe)
"Someone to Watch Over Me" (Lucy Durack)
"Sunshine on a Rainy Day" (Christine Anu)
"My Island Home" (Christine Anu)
"Blow Up the Pokies" (Tim Freedman)
"Run to Paradise" (Mark Gable)
"Reminiscing" (Carl Riseley)
"Memphis medley" (Guy Sebastian)
"Tucker's Daughter" (Ian Moss)
"Perfect" (Vanessa Amorosi)
"The Horses" (Daryl Braithwaite)
"Reckless" (James Reyne)
"Hopelessly Devoted to You" (Chantelle Delaney)
"Let Me Be There" (with Chantelle Delaney)
"Tenterfield Saddler" (with Todd McKenney)
"Summer Nights" (with Guy Sebastian)
"Pearls on a Chain"
"Courageous" (with Melinda Schneider)
"I Honestly Love You"
"You're the One That I Want" (Mark Gable and Melinda Schneider)
1Right Here With You4:02A Celebration in Song Wikipedia
2Find A Little Faith4:13