Ti Sento

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"Ti Sento"
Song by Matia Bazar
from the album Melanchólia [it]
Released1985
Genre
Length4:41
LabelAriston
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)Salvatore Stellita
Producer(s)Celso Valli

"Ti sento" (I hear you)is a 1985 single by Italian group Matia Bazar. It reached number one in the Italian[1] and Belgian music charts, and number two in the Dutch charts.[2] It has been covered multiple times. In 2009 a version by Scooter became an international hit.

Scooter version[edit]

"Ti Sento"
TiSento.jpg
Single by Scooter
from the album Under the Radar Over the Top
B-side"Scarborough Reloaded"
ReleasedGermany 2 October 2009
FormatCD, 12", Digital download
Recorded2009
GenreJumpstyle
Length3:47
LabelSheffield Tunes
Songwriter(s)H. P. Baxxter
Jens Thele
Michael Simon
Rick J. Jordan
Antonella Ruggiero
Carlo Marrale
Salvatore Stellita
Sergio Cossu Carrabetta
Producer(s)Scooter
Scooter singles chronology
"J'adore Hardcore"
(2009)
"Ti Sento"
(2009)
"The Sound Above My Hair"
(2009)

"Ti Sento" is a single by German techno group Scooter, based on the 1986 song of the same name by Italian group Matia Bazar. The single features the former singer of Matia Bazar, Antonella Ruggiero, and was the second release from the 2009 album Under the Radar Over the Top.

Track listings[edit]

CD Single[3]
No.TitleLength
1."Ti Sento (Radio Edit)"3:55
2."Ti Sento (V.I.P. Room Club Mix)"5:18
3."Ti Sento (Extended Mix)"6:06
4."Ti Sento (Lissat and Voltax Remix)"4:30
5."Scarborough Reloaded"3:50
CD Single (2-track)[4]
No.TitleLength
1."Ti Sento (Radio Edit)"3:55
2."Scarborough Reloaded"3:50
12"
No.TitleLength
1."Ti Sento (V.I.P. Room Club Mix)"5:18
2."Ti Sento (Lissat & Voltaxx Remix)"7:44
3."Ti Sento (Extended Mix)"6:06
Download[5]
No.TitleLength
1."Ti Sento (Radio Edit)"3:55
2."Ti Sento (V.I.P. Room Club Mix)"5:18
3."Ti Sento (Extended Mix)"6:06
4."Ti Sento (Lissat and Voltax Remix)"7:44
5."Scarborough Reloaded"3:50

Music video[edit]

The 1940s-themed video premièred on 18 September 2009.[6] Shot in a cinematic style, it depicts the three band members, H. P. Baxxter, Rick J. Jordan, and Michael Simon escorting Antonella Ruggiero into an opera house, wearing full formal outfits. They enter through a storm of paparazzi and reporters. Jordan and Simon appear to be securing the premises, as Baxxter goes to a balcony seat. Ruggiero portrays an operatic singer, and she prepares for a large show before a mirror. Jordan spots an attractive woman climbing the stairs, and doesn't give it a second thought. Ruggiero exits out on the stage, and sings for a full house. Baxxter, Jordan, and Simon watch the show, and they notice an assassin (who is in fact the woman Jordan spotted earlier) poking a high-precision rifle through the curtains on the floor above them. Jordan and Simon run up the stairs to apprehend the shooter, while Baxxter throws himself off the balcony in a failed attempt to take the bullet for Ruggiero. The bullet is fired, and Ruggiero dies in Baxxter's arms at the end of the video, as they escape the opera house.

An extended version of the video premièred 25 September 2009. The video features over 2 minutes of extra footage, and the extended version of the song. The end of the video shows the reflections of the three band members failed attempts to stop the sniper from killing Ruggiero.[7] The video, like many other Scooter videos, features a historic automobile, this one being a Citroën Traction Avant.

Samples[edit]

"Ti Sento" samples the 1985 song of the same name by the Italian group Matia Bazar, of which Antonella Ruggiero was the lead singer at the time (from 1975 to 1989). The sound effect is from Wildstylez's "Music or noize". The pre-melody also samples Crypsis & Kold Konexion's "Sonic sabotage".

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[8] 27
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[9] 32
European Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[10] 33
Germany (Official German Charts)[11] 10
Hungary (Single Top 40)[12] 5
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[13] 45

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hit Parade Italia - Top Annuali Single: 1986". www.hitparadeitalia.it. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Matia Bazar - Ti sento". ultratop.be. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  3. ^ Ti Sento:Scooter Amazon.de
  4. ^ Ti Sento (2 Track):Scooter Amazon.de
  5. ^ Ti Sento Juno Download
  6. ^ Scooter - Ti Sento (Official Video) YouTube.com
  7. ^ Scooter - Ti Sento (Official Video) (Extended) YouTube.com
  8. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Scooter – Ti Sento" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  9. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – RADIO – TOP 100 and insert 201001 into search.
  10. ^ "Scooter – Chart Search" Billboard European Hot 100 Singles for Scooter. (subscription required)
  11. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Scooter – Ti Sento". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  12. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Single (track) Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  13. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Scooter – Ti Sento". Swiss Singles Chart.

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