Una donna per amico

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Una donna per amico
Lucio Battisti - Una donna per amico.jpg
Studio album by Lucio Battisti
Released December 1978
Genre Pop
Length 44:34
Label Numero Uno
Producer Geoff Westley
Lucio Battisti chronology
Una donna per amico
Una giornata uggiosa
(1980)Una giornata uggiosa1980
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Ondarock6.5/10 stars[2]

Una donna per amico (A woman as friend) is an album by the Italian singer and songwriter Lucio Battisti. It was released in December 1978 by Numero Uno.

The album was Italy's fourth best-selling album in 1978.[3]

It appears at 3rd place in the 100 greatest Italian albums of all time list published in 2012 by Italian edition of Rolling Stone magazine.[4]

The album was recorded at The Manor Studio in Oxfordshire and London with producer Geoff Westley and professional British session musicians.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Mogol, all music composed by Lucio Battisti.

  1. "Prendila così" (Take It As It Comes) – 7:48
  2. "Donna selvaggia donna" (Lady) – 4:39
  3. "Aver paura d'innamorarsi troppo" (Afraid of Falling) – 5:49
  4. "Perché no" (Day to Day) – 5:44
  5. "Nessun dolore" (Pain is Gone) – 6:15
  6. "Una donna per amico" (A Woman as a Friend) – 5:19
  7. "Maledetto gatto" (Damned Cat) – 4:21
  8. "Al cinema" (Let's Go See a Movie) – 4:36


  1. ^ "Una Donna per Amico". Allmusic. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
  2. ^ Francesco Buffoli. "Lucio Battisti. Un'emozione italiana" (in Italian). Ondarock. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Classifica degli album più venduti del 1978" (in Italian). hitparadeitalia.it. Retrieved 24 August 2009.
  4. ^ "Rolling Stone: e siamo al numero 100!". Rolling Stone Italia (in Italian). 30 January 2012. Archived from the original on 19 July 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2012.