“And when I started to sing the song, it was just a demo for us. Because when I sing ‘Near, far,’ it’s a little bit… It’s like…it’s a little bit too much coffee, a little bit.” She continues, “But I did a demo. They took that version, and they built an orchestra around it.” Dion first met Angélil in 1980 when she was 12 and he was 38.In 1987, they began a relationship and eventually got engaged in 1991. Since her heroic show of grace and grief at René Angélil’s January 2016 national funeral in Montreal, she’s stridently turned a new page, mixing and mingling at events such as the Grammys, Billboard Music Awards and the Met Gala while dressed head-to-toe in the most dazzling designer looks.“My energy feels younger, more dynamic, excited,” Dion told @voguemagazine in a feature exclusively published on Instagram.
She added: "I think I will probably grieve for the rest of my life.
“I’m so glad that René did not listen to me because I did not want to record it. We’re gonna do a demo.’ So that day, I did not warm up my voice.
I just took a black coffee with sugar,” she recalled.
Rumor has it the 73-year-old ousted his wife’s longtime guitarist with a handsome young musician named Kevin Girouard before he passed away on January 14.
Jump to the “My Heart Will Go On” singer’s May 17 show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas when there were apparently sparks flying between her and Kevin.