L'amore è una cosa semplice

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L'amore è una cosa semplice
El amor es una cosa simple
Tiziano Ferro - L'amore è una cosa semplice.jpg
Studio album by Tiziano Ferro
Released 28 November 2011
Genre Pop
Length 52:23
Language Italian, Spanish
Label Capitol
Producer Michele Canova
Tiziano Ferro chronology
Alla mia età
A mi edad
(2008)
L'amore è una cosa semplice -
El amor es una cosa simple
(2011)
TZN - The Best of Tiziano Ferro
(2014)
Singles from L'amore è una cosa semplice
El amor es una cosa simple
  1. "La differenza tra me e te" /
    "La diferencia entre tú y yo"

    Released: 14 October 2011
  2. "L'ultima notte al mondo" /
    "La última noche del mundo"

    Released: 6 January 2012
  3. "Hai delle isole negli occhi"
    Released: 30 March 2012
  4. "Liebe ist einfach/L'amore è una cosa semplice"
    Released: 13 April 2012
  5. "El amor es una cosa simple"
    Released: 19 May 2012
  6. "Per dirti ciao!"
    Released: 22 June 2012
  7. "Troppo buono"
    Released: 21 September 2012
  8. "L'amore è una cosa semplice"
    Released: 28 November 2012
  9. "La fine"
    Released: 1 February 2013

L'amore è una cosa semplice (Italian: [laˈmoːre ɛ una ˈkɔːza ˈsemplitʃe]) is the fifth studio album by Italian pop singer-songwriter Tiziano Ferro. The album was released in Europe on 28 November 2011[1] and it was preceded by the single "La differenza tra me e te", released on 14 October 2011.

The album includes a song entirely written by Irene Grandi, a cover of the single "La fine" by Italian rapper Nesli and a duet with American R&B singer John Legend.[2]

The Spanish-language version of the album, titled El amor es una cosa simple, was released in March 2012. It includes songs adapted by Mexican songwriter Mónica Velez and Spanish singer Pablo Alborán.[3]

Singles[edit]

  • The first single from the album, "La differenza tra me e te", was released in Italy on 14 October 2011.[4] The music video for the song, directed by Gaetano Morbioli, was released through Ferro's official Vevo channel on YouTube on 27 October 2011.[5] The single peaked at number three on the Wallonia Ultratop 50[6] and it spent six consecutive weeks at number two on the Italian Singles Chart,[7] being certified double platinum by the Federation of the Italian Music Industry for domestic downloads exceeding 60,000 units.[8] The Spanish-language version of the song, "La diferencia entre tú y yo", was released as a digital download single on 16 January 2012.[9]
  • On 6 January 2012, the track "L'ultima notte al mondo" was released in Italy as the second single from the album.[10] The music video for the song, directed by Gaetano Morbioli, was shot in Seefeld, Austria, and it was released in February 2012.[11] The single peaked at number five on the Italian Singles Chart,[12] and it was certified platinum by the Federation of the Italian Music Industry.[8] The Spanish-language version of the song, "La última noche del mundo", was released as the second single from the album in early March 2012.[13]
  • The third single from the album, "Hai delle isole negli occhi", was released in Italy on 30 March 2012.[14] The music video for the song, directed by Fabio Jansen and filmed in Milan, was released in April 2012.[15]
  • The song "Liebe ist einfach/L'amore è una cosa semplice", a half German-language version of the title track, was recorded as a duet with Cassandra Steen and released as a single in Germany on 13 April 2012. It was the first single from the album released in Germany.[16] The original Italian-language version of the song was later released as a single in Italy and managed to debut and peak at number 9 on the Italian Singles Chart.[17]

Track listing[edit]

L'amore è una cosa semplice[edit]

CD (5099973107521)[18][19]
No. Title Length
1. "Hai delle isole negli occhi" 3:59
2. "L'amore è una cosa semplice" 4:03
3. "La differenza tra me e te" 3:52
4. "La fine" 3:47
5. "Smeraldo" 3:12
6. "Interludio: 10.000 scuse" 2:30
7. "L'ultima notte al mondo" 3:53
8. "Paura non ho" 3:05
9. "TVM" 4:13
10. "Troppo buono" 4:30
11. "Quiero vivir con vos" 3:43
12. "...Ma so proteggerti" 4:55
13. "Per dirti ciao!" 3:35
14. "Karma" (featuring John Legend) 3:22
15. "Liebe ist einfach / L'amore è una cosa semplice" (German bonus track, featuring Cassandra Steen) 4:06

El amor es una cosa simple[edit]

CD, digital download[20]
No. Title Length
1. "Islas en tus ojos" 3:57
2. "El amor es una cosa simple" (featuring Malú, Spain edition only) 4:01
3. "La diferencia entre tú y yo" 3:52
4. "El fin" 3:44
5. "Esmeralda" 3:11
6. "Interludio: 10.000 scuse" 2:29
7. "La última noche del mundo" 3:53
8. "No tengo temor" 3:03
9. "TVM" 4:11
10. "Demasiado bueno" 4:29
11. "Quiero vivir con vos" 3:41
12. "...Ma so proteggerti" 4:54
13. "Te digo adiós!" 3:33
14. "Karma" (featuring John Legend) 3:18

Charts and certifications[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Italy (FIMI)[31] 8× Platinum 480,000*
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[32] Gold 15,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Release date Version
Italy[33] 28 November 2011 Italian-language version
Latin America[20][34] 12 March 2012 Spanish-language version
United States[35][36] 26 March 2012
Germany[16] 25 May 2012 Italian-language version
Spain[37] 25 September 2012 Spanish-language version

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Andrea Laffranchi (24 November 2011). "Ferro e l' amore semplice "Ho scacciato i fantasmi"". Corriere della Sera (in Italian). Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Musica: Tiziano Ferro, nel nuovo album duetto con John Legend" (in Italian). Adnkronos. 9 November 2011. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Lanza Tiziano El amor es una cosa simple". La Razón (in Spanish). 12 March 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Tiziano Ferro: 'L'Amore E' Una Cosa Semplice'" (in Italian). MTV Italy. 28 September 2011. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  5. ^ Alessandro Alicandri (27 October 2011). "La differenza tra me e te, il nuovo videoclip di Tiziano Ferro". Panorama (in Italian). Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "Charts Belgique Francophone - Tiziano Ferro - L'amore è una cosa semplice (song)" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  7. ^ "Italian Charts - Tiziano Ferro - L'amore è una cosa semplice (song)". Italiancharts.com. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Certificazioni Single Digital dalla settimana 1 del 2009 alla settimana 6 del 2012" (PDF) (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  9. ^ "La Diferencia Entre Tú y Yo - Single de Tiziano Ferro" (in Spanish). iTunes (Mexico). Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  10. ^ Augusta Pippoli Mancini (6 January 2012). "Tiziano Ferro sceglie L'ultima notte al mondo come nuovo singolo" (in Italian). Musicalnews.com. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  11. ^ "È finalmente online sul canale ufficiale YouTube di Tiziano Ferro il video del nuovo singolo in testa alle charts L'ultima notte al mondo" (in Italian). EMI Music Italy. 6 February 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  12. ^ "Italian Charts - Tiziano Ferro - L'ultima notte al mondo (song)". Italiancharts.com. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  13. ^ "Tiziano Ferro estrena el vídeoclip del tema La última noche del mundo" (in Spanish). Popelera.net. 6 March 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  14. ^ "Tiziano Ferro - Hai Delle Isole Negli Occhi" (in Italian). MTV Italy. 28 March 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  15. ^ "Tiziano Ferro - Hai Delle Isole Negli Occhi" (in Italian). MTV Italy. 13 April 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012. 
  16. ^ a b "Tiziano Ferro: Italiens Superstar mit neuem Album feat. Cassandra Steen" (in German). EMI Music Germany. 13 April 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012. 
  17. ^ "Italian Charts - Tiziano Ferro - L'amore è una cosa semplice (song)" (in Italian). Italiancharts.com. Retrieved 21 April 2012. 
  18. ^ "L'amore è una cosa semplice - Tiziano Ferro" (in Italian). Feltrinelli. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  19. ^ Francesca Cibrario (23 November 2011). "Tiziano Ferro: L'amore è una cosa semplice. Il video dell'intervista". GQ Italy (in Italian). Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  20. ^ a b "El Amor Es una Cosa Simple by Tiziano Ferro" (in Spanish). iTunes (Mexico). Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  21. ^ "Ultratop.be – Tiziano Ferro – L'amore è una cosa semplice" (in French). Hung Medien.
  22. ^ "Italiancharts.com – {{{artist}}} – {{{album}}}". Hung Medien.
  23. ^ "Mexicancharts.com – Tiziano Ferro – El Amor Es Una Cosa Simple". Hung Medien.
  24. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Tiziano Ferro – El Amor Es Una Cosa Simple". Hung Medien.
  25. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Tiziano Ferro – L'amore è una cosa semplice". Hung Medien.
  26. ^ "Classifiche annuali Fimi-GfK: Vasco Rossi con Vivere o Niente è stato l'album più venduto nel 2011" (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry. 16 January 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  27. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 2011" (in German). Hitparade.ch. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  28. ^ "Rapports Annuels 2012" (in French). Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  29. ^ "Ferro è il re degli album più venduti nel 2012". TGCOM (in Italian). Mediaset. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  30. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 2012" (in German). Hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  31. ^ "Italian album certifications – Tiziano Ferro – L'amore è una cosa semplice" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 26 August 2013.  Select Album e Compilation in the field Sezione. Enter Tiziano Ferro in the field Filtra. Select 2011 in the field Anno. The certification will load automatically
  32. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Ferro Tiziano)". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  33. ^ Andrea Conti (9 November 2011). "Tiziano Ferro duetta con John Legend". TGCOM (in Italian). Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  34. ^ "El Amor Es una Cosa Simple by Tiziano Ferro" (in Spanish). iTunes (Argentina). Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  35. ^ "Tiziano Ferro: El Amor Es Una Cosa Simple dal 26 marzo negli USA" (in Italian). Teamworld.it. 22 March 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  36. ^ "El Amor Es una Cosa Simple by Tiziano Ferro". iTunes (US). Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  37. ^ "Tiziano Ferro en castellano y a dúo con Malú" (in Spanish). coveralia.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.