Passione (Paul Potts album)

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Passione
Passione (album).jpg
Studio album by Paul Potts
Released

13 April 2009 (New Zealand)
17 April 2009 (Australia)
28 April 2009 (Canada)
5 May 2009 (Spain, USA)
8 May 2009 (Austria, Germany, Switzerland)

1 June 2009 (UK)
Genre Classical, operatic pop, classical crossover
Label Syco, Columbia, Sony Music
Producer Quiz & Larossi
Paul Potts chronology
One Chance
(2007)One Chance2007
Passione
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Headlines Magazine (HK) 8/10 stars

Passione is the second album by British singer Paul Potts. It was released in 2009. Potts spent nearly a year recording Passione in Prague and Stockholm.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Track number Title Composer Producer Language Time Notes
1 La Prima Volta (First Time Ever I Saw Your Face) Ewan MacColl produced, recorded, and mixed by Quiz and Larossi for XL Talent Italian 4:02 "La Prima Volta" is Italian for "The First Time."
2 Sei Con Me (There For Me)
Duet with Hayley Westenra
Angelo La Bionda, Carmelo La Bionda, Charly Ricanek, James Palmer, Matteo Saggese produced and recorded by Quiz and Larossi for XL Talent Italian 3:53
3 Un Giorno Per Noi (A Time For Us) Nino Rota, Larry Kusik, Edward Snyder, Alfredo Rapetti produced, recorded, and mixed by Quiz and Larossi for XL Talent Italian 3:39 "Un Giorno Per Noi" is Italian for "One Day For Us." From Romeo and Juliet (1968 film).
4 Il Canto Romano Musumarra, Luca Barbarossa produced, recorded, and mixed by Quiz and Larossi for XL Talent Italian 3:29 "Il Canto" is Italian for "The Song"
5 Senza Luce (A Whiter Shade Of Pale) Gary Brooker, Keith Reid, Matthew Fisher produced, recorded, and mixed by Quiz and Larossi for XL Talent Italian 4:38 "Senza Luce" is Italian for "Without Light."
6 Piano (Memory) Andrew Lloyd Webber, T.S. Eliot, Trevor Nunn, Roberto Ferri produced, recorded, and mixed by Quiz and Larossi for XL Talent Italian 4:12 From the musical Cats.
7 Mamma (Mama) Josef Larossi, Andreas Romdhane, Savan Kotecha, Charlie Rapino produced, recorded, and mixed by Quiz and Larossi for XL Talent Italian 3:48 "Mamma" is Italian for "Mother."
8 Tristesse Frédéric Chopin, Andreas Romdhane, Josef Larossi, Ulf Janson, Henrik Janson produced, recorded, and mixed by Quiz and Larossi for XL Talent Italian 3:23
9 Bellamore Matteo Saggese, Mino Vergnaghi produced, recorded, and mixed by Quiz and Larossi for XL Talent Italian 4:03 Original song written for Paul Potts.
10 E Lucevan Le Stelle Giacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica, Andreas Romdhane, Josef Larossi, Ulf Janson, Henrik Janson produced, recorded, and mixed by Quiz and Larossi for XL Talent Italian 3:08 Aria from third act of opera Tosca. "E Lucevan Le Stelle" is Italian for "And The Stars Were Shining."

Charts[edit]

The album debuted at #1 in New Zealand on 20 April 2009. It was certified Gold in its first week, selling over 7,500 copies.[2] It debuted at #10 in Canada (number one on the classical charts) on 5 May 2009.[3][4] The album entered the UK Albums Chart on 7 June 2009 at #5,[5]

Album chart Debut position Peak position Certification Sales
UK Albums Chart 5 5
Australia ARIA Top 50 Albums Chart[6] 9 7 (4 May 2009)
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders) 77 22
RIANZ New Zealand Albums Chart[7] 1 1 Gold 7,500+
Canadian Albums Chart[3] 10 4
Swedish Albums Chart 13 5 Gold[8] 20,000
U.S. Billboard Top 200[9][10] 33 33 - +16,000
Preceded by
Only By The Night:Tour Edition by Kings of Leon
List of number-one albums in 2009 (New Zealand)
20 April 2009 – 27 April 2009
Succeeded by
Songs For My Mother by Ronan Keating

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Potts pleases his toughest critic with new album (14 April 2009)". The Age. 2009-04-14. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  2. ^ "The Official New Zealand Music Chart". Rianz.org.nz. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  3. ^ a b "ALBUMS : Top 100". Jam!. 2009-05-21. Archived from the original on 2009-05-25. 
  4. ^ "CLASSICAL : Top 15". Jam!. 2009-05-21. Archived from the original on 2009-05-24. 
  5. ^ "UK Albums Top 75 (June 7, 2009) - Music Charts". Acharts.us. 2009-06-07. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  6. ^ "Top 50 Albums Chart - Australian Record Industry Association". Ariacharts.com.au. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  7. ^ "The Official New Zealand Music Chart". Rianz.org.nz. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  8. ^ "Swedish IFPI certifications of 2009" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  9. ^ "Paul Potts Album & Song Chart History". Billboard. 
  10. ^ Kaufman, Gil (2009-05-13). "Chrisette Michele Has Epiphany Atop Billboard Chart - Music, Celebrity, Artist News". MTV. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 

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