Senza una donna

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"Senza una donna"
Senza una donna.jpg
Single by Zucchero and Paul Young
B-side
  • "Madre dolcissima" (record)
  • "Dunes of Mercy" (CD)
Released March 18, 1991 (1991-03-18)
Format
Recorded 1987
Genre
Length 4:26
Label London
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Zucchero
  • Luciano Luisi
  • Corrado Rustici
Zucchero singles chronology
"Diavolo in me"
(1989)
"Senza una donna"
(1991)
"Diamante"
(1992)
Paul Young singles chronology
"Calling You"
(1991)
"Senza una donna"
(1991)
"Both Sides Now"
(1991)

"Senza una donna" (Without a Woman) is a song written and performed by Zucchero from his album Blue's (1987) and re-recorded in 1991 with Paul Young. The English lyrics were contributed by Frank Musker. The song was then released as a single under the title "Senza una donna (Without a Woman)" which reached #4 in the UK Single Chart and #2 in the German Singles Chart and the French Singles Chart. It also topped the charts of Norway and Sweden. It has sold more than 700,000 copies in the world.

Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "Senza una donna (Without a Woman)" (7 inch) — 4:26
  2. "Dunes of Mercy" by Zucchero — 5:38
CD maxi
  1. "Senza una donna (Without a Woman)"
  2. "Madre dolcissima" by Zucchero
  3. "Dunes of Mercy" by Zucchero
7" single
  1. "Senza una donna (Without a Woman)"
  2. "Madre dolcissima" by Zucchero

Charts and sales[edit]

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)" by Cher
Eurochart Hot 100 number-one single
29 June 1991 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)" by Crystal Waters
Preceded by
"Wind of Change" by Scorpions
Norwegian VG-Lista number-one single
24/1991 – 27/1991 (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
"(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" by Bryan Adams
Swedish number-one single
3 July 1991 – 7 August 1991 (6 weeks)
Belgium number-one single
22 June 1991 – 29 June 1991 (2 weeks)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Senza una donna", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  2. ^ a b "Single top 100 over 1991" (pdf) (in Dutch). Top40. Retrieved 13 April 2010. 
  3. ^ German Singles Chart Charts-surfer.de Archived 2008-12-16 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  4. ^ Irish Single Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  5. ^ UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  6. ^ Billboard [1] (Retrieved 4 March 2016)
  7. ^ http://www.lp3.pl/alpt.phtml?m=11&u=2283
  8. ^ "The ARIA Australian Top 100 Singles Chart — Week Ending 13 Sep 1992". ARIA. Retrieved February 21, 2016. 
  9. ^ 1991 Swiss Singles Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  10. ^ "Die ultimative Chart Show | Hits des neuen Jahrtausends | Download". RTL.de. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  11. ^ "Les Ventes & Les Certifications" (in French). InfoDisc. Archived from the original on 23 November 2006. Retrieved 4 March 2016. 
  12. ^ Swedish certifications Ifpi.se Archived 2009-02-11 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved September 1, 2008)