Come se non fosse stato mai amore

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"Come se non fosse stato mai amore"
Single by Laura Pausini
from the album Resta in ascolto
Released 25 March 2005
Format Digital download
Recorded 2004; Studio Impatto (Bologna, Italy), Abbey Road Studios (London, UK)
Genre Pop, latin pop
Length 4:00
Label Atlantic Records
Writer(s) Laura Pausini, Cheope, Daniel
Producer(s) Celso Valli
Laura Pausini singles chronology
"Vivimi"
(2004)
"Come se non fosse stato mai amore"
(2005)
"Benedetta passione"
(2005)
Music video
"Come se non fosse stato mai amore" on YouTube

"Come se non fosse stato mai amore" is a song recorded by Italian singer Laura Pausini and released on 25 March 2005 as the third single from her 2004's album Resta in ascolto.[1]

A Spanish-language version of the song, titled "Como si no nos hubiéramos amado", was featured on the on Escucha, the version of Resta in ascolto released in the Hispanic market. After being released as a single, "Como si no nos hubiéramos amado" topped the Billboard Latin Pop Airplay chart in 2006. This version of the song also received an ASCAP Latin Music Award in 2007 for Pop/Ballad Song.[2]

Live performances[edit]

Pausini performed the song during the Italian singing competition Festivalbar in 2005.[3] The song was also included in a medley during Pausini's concert held at Paris' Le Zénith on 22 March 2005, recorded and released as a video album under the title Live in Paris 05.[4] On 4 March 2006, she performed the song during the final of the 56th Sanremo Music Festival, where she was invited as a guest artist.[5]

The song was also included in the setlist of the concert held by Pausini on 2 June 2007 at the San Siro Stadium in Milan, later released as a CD and DVD with the title San Siro 2007.[6] 2009's album Laura Live World Tour 09 also features a live version of the song, recorded in Florence during Pausini's World Tour 2009.[7]

Cover versions[edit]

On 5 May 2012, Italian singer Marco Carta performed the song during the sixth night of the eleventh series of the talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi.[8] Carta's live cover was later released as a digital single, peaking at number 10 on the Italian Singles Chart.[9]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[10] 10
US Latin Pop Songs (Billboard)[11] 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Musica: Pausini, nuovo singolo cantato sdraiata per terra" (in Italian). Adnkronos. 24 March 2005. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "15th Annual El Premio Ascap 2007 - Pop/Ballad Songs". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Retrieved 1 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Musica: Festivalbar, la track list della prima data di Torino". Adnkronos. 23 May 2005. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Laura Pausini - Live in Paris 2005" (in Italian). Rockol.it. 17 December 2005. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Sanremo 2006, è Povia il vincitore assoluto". Corriere della Sera (in Italian). 5 March 2006. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Laura Pausini - San Siro 2007" (in Italian). Rockol.it. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "Laura Live World Tour 09 di Laura Pausini" (in Italian). iTunes Store (Italy). Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  8. ^ Andrea Conti (6 May 2012). "Amici, Valerio eliminato e se ne va in lacrime". TGCOM (in Italian). Mediaset. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "Italian Charts - Marco Carta - Come se non fosse stato mai amore (song)". Italiancharts.com. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  10. ^ "Laura Pausini Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Latin Songs for Laura Pausini.
  11. ^ "Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Latin Pop Songs for Laura Pausini.