October 30, 2002 - The India
Times reports Shania Twain has decided to go desi with 'Up'. "The whole
record has been made differently. We travelled around a lot more, we used
musical influences from all over the world. We used Indian musicians, and
recorded in Mumbai," says Shania.
30, 2002 - The CFL's championship game will feature country and western
music superstar Shania Twain performing two songs during a 20-minute halftime
show on Nov. 24 at Commonwealth Stadium. "This is absolutely perfect for
Canada's Grey Cup," said Grey Cup committee chair Bill Gardiner. "Shania
Twain is a superstar in every corner of the globe. For Canadians she is
a symbol of pride. Her involvement in the Grey Cup takes this legendary
Canadian championship, already the number one event in the country, to
an even higher level."
October 28, 2002 -
The Sunday Mail reports Shania Twain admits recording her new album was
like taking the family on a cross-country caravan trek. "I didn't want
to stay home, even though we have a huge studio I can record in. I just
can't focus when I'm home," she said. "All I think about is, 'What am I
going to cook for dinner, is it a good day to go hiking?' stuff like that."
October 23, 2002 - In the
new issue of TV Guide, Shania Twain says she relishes the domestic life.
At home near the Alps, her neighbors know her as Eileen, her given name.
October 20, 2002 - Glenn
Gamboa of Newsday weighed in on the "Clash of the Titans" in the music
industry's fourth quarter, which has plenty of heavyweights putting out
new work. In the 'Country Class', Gamboa gives a split decision between
Shania Twain and Faith Hill.
October 19, 2002 - Nicholas
Fonseca of Entertainment Weekly weighs in on the new albums coming out
from Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Lopez,
and Shania Twain. EW gives Aguilera revival odds of 5-2, Shania Twain 1-1,
Whitney Houston 10-1, Jennifer Lopez 3-1, and Mariah Carey 5-1. Read more.
October 7, 2002 - WireImage.com
has photos of Shania Twain on the German TV program "Wetten Dass...?" in
Kiel. Check out the pictures here.
October 5, 2002 - CP reports
Friday morning, radio stations across Canada received the single 'I'm Gonna
Getcha Good', from Twain's upcoming album. The album itself -- entitled
'Up' -- won't be released by Universal Music Canada until Nov. 19.
October 5, 2002 - Shania
Twain's new video for 'I'm Gonna Getcha Good' can be viewed here.
October 1, 2002 - Launch.com
reports Shania Twain's long-awaited video for her upcoming single, "I'm
Gonna Getcha Good!" will make its world premiere on CMT's Most Wanted Live
on October 4.
September 28, 2002 - Jane
Stevenson of the Toronto Sun spoke with Shania Twain about living in Switzerland,
her new baby, and her return to the music scene. Canoe.ca has since removed/relocated the article.
September 12, 2002 - HitsDailyDouble.com
reports word from the Shania Twain camp is that her new album, slated for
11/19, will be a $19.98 two-CD set - one a Country mix, the other a Pop
mix of the same songs.
September 1, 2002 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca reports "Cheesy" is the word some music suits are using
to describe Shania's new album 'Up!'... at the gal's own label, mind you.
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