Amazing (Inna song)

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Single by Inna
from the album Hot
Released August 6, 2009
Format Digital download
Recorded 2008
Play & Win Studios
(Constanta, Romania)
Genre Electro house
Length 3:28 (Radio Edit)
4:30 (Club Version by Play & Win)
3:31 (Dj Feel Radio Edit)
Label Roton, Ultra
Writer(s) Sebastian Barac, Radu Bolfea, Marcel Botezan
Producer(s) Sebastian Barac, Radu Bolfea, Marcel Botezan
Inna singles chronology
"Déjà Vu"
"10 Minutes"
Alternative cover
UK single artwork
Alternative cover
French single artwork
Music video
"Amazing" on YouTube

"Amazing" is a song by Romanian dance/pop vocalist Inna extracted from her debut studio album Hot 2009. It debuted on Radio 21 FM on August 6, 2009 and was released digitally in October 2009. "Amazing" acts as the second release from Inna's full-length record and brought her the first number-one in Romania.

The official music video for the track was shot in Portugal and portrays Inna falling in love with a lifeguard on a beach. Lyrically, "Amazing" speaks about a good-looking man Inna is in love with. The song was initially written and composed by Play & Win for Romanian singer Anca Baidu, but was then given to Inna for recording a re-mixed version of it.

The single was a commercial success in Europe as it reached the top-twenty in most of the country it peaked. Furthermore, it became (together with "Diggy Down") her most successful record in her home country as it stationed atop the Romanian Top 100. "Amazing" sold 40,600 registered copies in France as of 2010.[1]


A 22-seconds sample of Inna's "Amazing", her first number-one on the native Romanian Top 100.

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Cquote1.png I met the boys from Play & Win and told them to produce a song for me, " Amazing ". Subsequently, Media Pro Music paid 1,500 euros in advance. When they sent me the final version of the track, they said to me that it is very well and would become hit.
—Anca Baidu talking about "Amazing"[2]

"Amazing" was written and produced by Play & Win early 2009 for Romanian vocalist Anca Baidu. However, the trio thought that Inna would make a "better version" of the song, so they gave it to her. After the premiere of Inna's version, Anca Badiu complained that Play & Win had stolen her track.[2][3][4] Particularly, Radu Bolfea (member of Play & Win) expressed that they chose Inna to re-record the song because they knew that Baidu's version would't became a hit.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Amazing" was mainly shot in August 2009 in Portugal on the Apples Beach (a.k.a. Praia das Maçãs) on the coast of Sintra. The clip also features several screen-shots of other beaches around Ericeira (Mafra) and Guincho Beach (near Cascais). Directed by Romanian disc jockey Tom Boxer, the video includes a special appearance at the surf school "Portugal Surf Academia".[5] The video clip of "Amazing" premiered on August 22, 2009 on Inna's YouTube channel and began being broadcast by Romanian TV cannels on September 15. To promote "Amazing" as the follow-up single of "Hot" in the United Kingdom, the video was edited and shortened in May 2010.

Chart performance[edit]

"Amazing" topped the native Romanian Top 100 on October 18, 2009, being Inna's first and second overall number-one single together with "Diggy Down".[6] Subsequently, the track debuted at number-two on the French Singles Chart on June 26, 2010 and outperformed its predecessor "Hot", which debuted at number-seven and peaked at number-six on the chart. In the Netherlands, "Amazing" entered the chart at number sixty-nine on June 12, 2010 and reached its peak position at number twenty-three on July 31, 2010. The song debuted at number-fourteen on the UK Singles Chart on August 28, 2010.[7] On August 29, 2010, "Amazing" charted at number ten on the Swiss Singles Chart, with celebrating the "Hhighest debut of the week".

Live performances[edit]

Inna performed "Amazing" live at the ProTVlion (the New Year party drawn by Romanian television channel Pro TV) on December 31, 2009. She has sung "Amazing" at the Mad VMA 2010, in Greece and at Eska Music Awards 2010, on April 24, in Poland. Inna lipsynched the song at the Romanian Music Awards in a medley with "Sun is Up" and "Señorita". The song was also covered by Romanian singer Andreea Banica, in an unplugged performance the same night. Subsequently, Inna performed "Amazing" live in a medley with "Deja Vu" and "Hot" at Starfloor (France), where she accepted the Platinum award for her album, which sold 100,000 copies in France. The festival took place in Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy. Furthermore, "Amazing" was sung by Inna during the NRJ music tour in Beirut.

Track listings[edit]

Amazing (Official Versions & Remixes)
  1. "Amazing (Play & Win Radio Edit Version)" - 3:31
  2. "Amazing (Play & Win Extended Version)" - 4:32
  3. "Amazing (UK Radio Edit Version)" - 2:21
  4. "Amazing (Buzz Junkies Radio Edit)" - 3:34
  5. "Amazing (Buzz Junkies Club Remix)" - 6:14
  6. "Amazing (Buzz Junkies Dub)" - 6:14
  7. "Amazing (DJ Feel Radio Edit)" - 3:37
  8. "Amazing (DJ Feel Original Club Remix)" - 6:12
  9. "Amazing (DJ Feel Vox Dub)" - 6:18
  10. "Amazing (Almighty Radio Edit)" - 3:58
  11. "Amazing (Almighty Club Remix)" - 7:34
  12. "Amazing (Frisco Radio Edit)" - 3:15
  13. "Amazing (Frisco Club Remix)" - 5:01


Release history[edit]

Region Date Format
France June 21, 2009 CD single
United Kingdom August 15, 2009/August 28, 2009 Digital download/CD single
Germany[39] September 24, 2009 CD single, digital download
United States[40] August 10, 2010 digital download, remix EP

See also[edit]


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