Suzanne (VOF de Kunst song)

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"Suzanne"
The Art Company - Susanna.jpg
Single by The Art Company
Released 1983 (1983)
Format 7"
Recorded 1983
Genre Reggae pop
Length 4:41
Label CBS
Writer(s) Caroline Bogman, Ferdi Lancee
"Susana"
Ricky-Martin-Susana.jpg
Single by Ricky Martin
from the album Ricky Martin
Released August 15, 1992 (1992-08-15)
Format 12"
Recorded 1992
Genre Latin pop
Length 4:54
Label Sony Discos
Writer(s) Caroline Bogman, Ferdi Lancee, Mark Foggo
Producer(s) Mariano Pérez
Ricky Martin singles chronology
"Dime Que Me Quieres"
(1992)
"Susana"
(1992)
"Juego de Ajedrez"
(1992)
Music video
"Susana" on YouTube

"Suzanne" (titled as "Susanna" for the English version) is a single by Dutch band VOF de Kunst also known as The Art Company, released in 1983.

The song reached number one on the Single Top 100 in the Netherlands.

Formats and track listings[edit]

7" single
  1. "Suzanne" – 4:41
  2. "Het voordeel van de twijfel" – 3:32

Charts[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
position
Dutch Single Top 100[1] 1

Adriano Celentano version[edit]

In 1984, Adriano Celentano released the album I miei americani ("My Americans"), which consisted of Italian-language covers of mostly American hits, along with "Suzanne" by VOF de Kunst and "Michelle" by The Beatles.

Luis Javier Piedrahita Gaviria (Fausto) was the fourth singer in the list to record the song "Susana" in 1986 with Hispavox recordings, This version of this Colombian singer was very popular in the eighties in Latin America.

Ricky Martin version[edit]

Ricky Martin recorded a Spanish-language version of "Suzanne", called "Susana". He included it on his debut solo album Ricky Martin, and released it as a single in 1992.

A music video was also released.

Formats and track listings[edit]

Latin America promotional 12" single
  1. "Susana" – 4:54

Indian version[edit]

The Tamil-language song "Oh Sona" from the Indian film Vaali (1999) is unofficially based on "Suzanne".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dutch Single Top 100. Retrieved February 17, 2011.
  2. ^ "Inspired stuff". The Hindu. Retrieved 12 January 2017.