Senza una donna

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"Senza una donna"
Single by Zucchero and Paul Young
B-side "Madre dolcissima" (7")
"Dunes of Mercy" (CD)
Released 18 March 1991
Format CD single, CD maxi, 7" single
Recorded 1987
Genre Pop rock
Length 4:26
Label London
Writer(s) Zucchero, Frank Musker
Producer(s) Zucchero, Luciano Luisi, Corrado Rustici
Zucchero singles chronology
"Diavolo in Me"
(1989)
"Senza una donna"
(1991)
"Diamante"
(1992)
Paul Young chronology
"Calling You"
(1991)
"Senza una donna"
(1991)
"Both Sides Now"
(1991)

"Senza una donna" (Without a Woman) is a 1987 song co-written and performed by Zucchero Fornaciari and rerecorded in 1991 with Paul Young. The song was then released as a single under the title "Senza una donna (Without a Woman)" which reached #4 in the UK Single Chart and #2 in the German Singles Chart and the French Singles Chart. It also topped the charts of Norway and Sweden. It has sold more than 5 million copies in the world.

Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "Senza una donna (Without a Woman)" (7 inch) — 4:26
  2. "Dunes of Mercy" by Zucchero — 5:38
CD maxi
  1. "Senza una donna (Without a Woman)"
  2. "Madre dolcissima" by Zucchero
  3. "Dunes of Mercy" by Zucchero
7" single
  1. "Senza una donna (Without a Woman)"
  2. "Madre dolcissima" by Zucchero

Charts and sales[edit]

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)" by Cher
Eurochart Hot 100 number-one single
29 June 1991 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)" by Crystal Waters
Preceded by
"Wind of Change" by Scorpions
Norwegian VG-Lista number-one single
24/1991 – 27/1991 (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
"(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" by Bryan Adams
Swedish number-one single
3 July 1991 – 7 August 1991 (6 weeks)
Belgium number-one single
22 June 1991 – 29 June 1991 (2 weeks)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Senza una donna", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  2. ^ a b "Single top 100 over 1991" (pdf) (in Dutch). Top40. Retrieved 13 April 2010. 
  3. ^ German Singles Chart Charts-surfer.de (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  4. ^ Irish Single Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  5. ^ UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  6. ^ Billboard Billboard.com (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  7. ^ 1991 Swiss Singles Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  8. ^ "Die ultimative Chart Show | Hits des neuen Jahrtausends | Download". RTL.de. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  9. ^ French certifications Chartsinfrance.net (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  10. ^ Swedish certifications Ifpi.se (Retrieved September 1, 2008)