Destiny's Child releases "Emotion" single
"Emotion" was remade by R&B group Destiny's Child in 2001, it was produced and arranged by Mark J. Feist.
It is a slower-tempo version than the Samantha Sang original, although a more uptempo Neptunes-produced remix of the song was also produced.
Destiny Child's remake appeared on their third studio album Survivor and was issued as a single. The Destiny's Child version of "Emotion", accompanied by a music video featuring a triple split screen effect, continued the group's streak of top-ten hits in the United States, peaking at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100 on November 20, 2001. It was also a hit in the United Kingdom, where it peaked at number three and sold over 108,000 copies. It won the Soul Train Lady of Soul Award for "Best R&B/Soul Single, Group, Band or Duo" ("Emotion").
"Emotion" debuted at number sixty-five on the Billboard Hot 100 on 29 September 2001 and reached its number-ten peak position during its tenth week. With the exception of "No, No, No Part One", this was Destiny's Child first ballad single and was quite well received reaching the top ten in several countries including New Zealand, Ireland, and the Netherlands.
The song was heavily on radio station playlists during the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks, and eventually became a tribute song to the family of the victims.
1. "Emotion" (album version) — 3:56
2. "8 Days of Christmas" — 3:29