Non so che darei

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"Non so che darei"
Single by Alan Sorrenti
B-side If You Need Me Now (English lyrics version)
Released 1980
Format 7" vinyl
Genre Pop
Length 3:25
Label Strand
Writer(s) Alan Sorrenti
Producer(s) Jay Graydon
Italy "Non so che darei"
Eurovision Song Contest 1980 entry
Del Newman
Finals performance
Final result
Final points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Raggio di luna" (1979)   
"Per Lucia" (1983) ►

"Non so che darei" (English translation: "I don't know what to give") was the Italian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1980, performed in Italian by Alan Sorrenti.

The song deals with Sorrenti's feelings for his lover. He tells her that he does not know what he would do if he were to lose her and also that he does not know what he would give to stop time and be able to spend the night with her.

The song was performed sixth on the night, following Morocco's Samira Bensaïd with "Bitaqat Khub" and preceding Denmark's Bamses Venner with "Tænker altid på dig". At the close of voting, it had received 87 points, placing 6th in a field of 19.

Italy opted not to enter the 1981 and 1982 contests, but returned the year after that. Thus, the song was succeeded as Italian representative at the 1983 contest by Riccardo Fogli with "Per Lucia".


Chart (1980) Peak
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[1] 21