'Disco' La Passione

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"'Disco' La Passione"
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Single by Chris Rea / Shirley Bassey
from the album La Passione
Released 1996
Format 12" single, CD single
Recorded 1996
Genre Dance-pop
Length 4.54
Label East West
Writer(s) Chris Rea
Producer(s) Chris Rea

"Disco La Passione" is a 1996 song by Chris Rea. The song was written for the film La Passione, a semi-autobiography by Rea. Shirley Bassey made her feature film debut here, but the film was a disappointment at the box office. A single was issued, produced by Rea and, unusual for Bassey, credited as co-performer. The track also appears on the soundtrack album La Passione. The single sold well in Europe, making the Top 40 of the Dutch and Belgian charts, but just missed being a Top 40 hit on the UK Singles Chart, charting at #41.[1][2]

A video was issued to promote the single, it is taken from the performance made in the film. Shirley Bassey performed the song frequently live in 1996 and 1997, a live recording of the song appears on the 1997 CD The Birthday Concert.

Track listing[edit]

European 2 track CD single

  1. "'Disco' La Passione" (Film Version) -4.54
  2. "'Disco' La Passione" (Adams and Gielen 12 Inch Mix) -5.22

UK 3 track maxi CD single and 12" vinyl single

  1. "'Disco' La Passione" (Film Version) -4.54
  2. "'Disco' La Passione" (Adams and Gielen 12 Inch Mix) -5.22
  3. "'Disco' La Passione" (Adams and Gielen 7 Inch Mix) -3.21
  4. "Horses" (Instrumental) -3.05

Personnel[edit]

  • Shirley Bassey - Vocal
  • Gavin Wright Film Orchestra
  • Max Middleton - Conductor
  • Chris Rea - Bass, Drums, Guitars and Keyboards

References[edit]

External links[edit]

La passione at the Internet Movie Database