Assassino

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"Assassino"
Amanda Lear - Assassino.jpg
Single by Amanda Lear
B-side "Stato d'allarme"
Released 1984
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1984
Length 4:05 (Italian version)
6:02 (English version)
Label WEA
Songwriter(s) Cristiano Malgioglio, Amanda Lear, Mauro Lusini, Luigi Lopez
Producer(s) Cristiano Malgioglio, Alberto Radius
Amanda Lear singles chronology
"Bewitched"
(1983)
"Assassino"
(1984)
"Ritmo Salsa"
(1984)
"Bewitched"
(1983)
"Assassino"
(1984)
"Ritmo Salsa"
(1984)

"Assassino" – a song by French singer Amanda Lear released in 1984 by WEA.

Song information[edit]

In 1984 Amanda Lear signed with WEA Italiana (a label of Warner Music Group) for the release of a single-only song "Assassino". This uptempo dance track was written by Amanda Lear and three Italian composers: Cristiano Malgioglio, Mauro Lusini, and Luigi Lopez. It was recorded in Italian and English, both versions having the same title. The Italian-language version was released on the 7" single, with "Stato d'allarme" as the B-side, another non-album Italian song. "Assassino" in English exists only as the 12" extended mix. The song gained considerable popularity in Europe although it didn't chart.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Italian director Mauro Bolognini.[1] It contains scenes with Amanda Lear topless. The English version of the song was used in the video.

Track listing[edit]

A. "Assassino" – 4:05
B. "Stato d'allarme" – 3:55
  • 12" Single (1984)[4]
A. "Assassino" – 6:02
B. "Assassino" (Instrumental) – 5:38

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amanda Lear Biography". www.eurodancehits.com. Archived from the original on 11 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  2. ^ "ASSASSINO 1984 Italy". amandalear_singoli.tripod.com. Retrieved 2011-05-06. 
  3. ^ "Amanda Lear - Assassino (Vinyl) at Discogs". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2011-05-06. 
  4. ^ "Amanda Lear - Assassino (Vinyl) at Discogs". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2011-05-06.