Safari (Jovanotti album)

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Safari
Studio album by Jovanotti
Released 18 January 2008
Genre World music, alternative hip hop, alternative rock
Length 71:24
Label Universal, Soleluna
Producer Alessandro Cortini, Michele Canova, Jovanotti
Jovanotti chronology
Buon sangue
(2005)
Safari
(2008)
Ora
(2011)
Singles from Safari
  1. "Fango"
    Released: 6 December 2007
  2. "A te"
    Released: 7 March 2008
  3. "Safari"
    Released: 4 July 2008
  4. "Come musica"
    Released: 20 October 2008
  5. "Mezzogiorno"
    Released: 23 January 2009
  6. "Punto"
    Released: 15 May 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Musica e Dischi 5/5 stars[2]

Safari is the eleventh studio album by Italian singer-songwriter Jovanotti. Preceded by the single "Fango", it was released in Italy on 17 January 2008.[3] The album features guests including Ben Harper, who plays a guitar solo in "Fango", Italian band Negramaro's frontman Giuliano Sangiorgi, Brazilian musician Sérgio Mendes and American recording artist Michael Franti.

Safari was a commercial success, topping the Italian Albums Chart for seven weeks and being certified five times platinum by the Federation of the Italian Music Industry.[4][5] It also became the best-selling album of 2008 in Italy, while its second single, "A te", ranked first in the Italian annual chart.[6]

Tracks[edit]

Standard Edition (Mercury UPC 00602517577527)[7]
No. Title Length
1. "Fango" (feat. Ben Harper) 4:34
2. "Mezzogiorno"   4:22
3. "A te"   4:25
4. "Dove ho visto te"   4:30
5. "In orbita"   4:33
6. "Safari" (feat. Giuliano Sangiorgi) 4:24
7. "Temporale" (feat. Sly and Robbie) 5:54
8. "Come musica"   3:50
9. "Innamorato"   2:38
10. "Punto" (feat. Sérgio Mendes) 4:11
11. "Antidolorificomagnifico"   4:26
12. "Mani libere 2008"   4:25

Charts and certifications[edit]

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[12] 70
Italian Albums (FIMI)[13] 1
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[14] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Position
European Albums (Billboard)[15] 39
Italian Albums (FIMI)[6] 1
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[16] 55

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Italy (FIMI)[5] 5× Platinum 600,000[17]
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[18] Gold 10,000x

xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mariano Prunes. "Safari - Jovanotti - Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Antonio Orlando (February 2008). "Lorenzo Jovanotti Cherubini - Safari". Musica e Dischi (in Italian). Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Gianni Santoro (2 January 2008). "Su 'XL' il libro-diario di Jovanotti in Amazzonia". la Repubblica (in Italian). Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Italian Charts - Jovanotti - Lorenzo Safari (album)". Italiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Safari al parco ex Eridania. Arriva la giungla di Jovanotti". la Repubblica (in Italian). 14 September 2008. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Classifiche ufficiali degli Album e dei DVD musicali più venduti e dei singoli più scaricati dalla rete nel 2008" (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry. 13 January 2009. Archived from the original on 2 August 2013. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Jovanotti - Discografia - Safari" (in Italian). Universal Music Group. Archived from the original on 2 August 203. Retrieved 3 August 2013.  Check date values in: |archivedate= (help)
  8. ^ "Musica - Safari di Jovanotti" (in Italian). iTunes Store (Italy). Apple Inc. Archived from the original on 2 August 2013. Retrieved 3 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "Safari: Tracklist deluxe" (in Italian). Collettivosoleluna.net. Archived from the original on 2 August 2013. Retrieved 3 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Jovanotti - Safari - Deluxe Edition". Allmusic. Retrieved 3 August 2013. 
  11. ^ Valentina Zardini (20 November 2008). "Safari esce in versione deluxe" (in Italian). SoundMagazine.it. Archived from the original on 2 August 2013. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  12. ^ "Jovanotti – Lorenzo Safari" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien.
  13. ^ "Jovanotti – Lorenzo Safari". Italiancharts.com. Hung Medien.
  14. ^ "Jovanotti – Lorenzo Safari". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien.
  15. ^ "Year End Charts - European Top 100 Albums - 2008". Billboard.biz. Archived from the original on 4 October 2012. 
  16. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 2008" (in German). Hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  17. ^ Andrea Conti (25 January 2011). "Lorenzo: Ora l'ho fatto con amore". TGCOM (in Italian). Mediaset. Archived from the original on 26 January 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  18. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Jovanotti; 'Safari')". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 

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