E Più Ti Penso

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"E Più Ti Penso"
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Single by Andrea Bocelli and Ariana Grande
from the album Cinema
Released1 October 2015 (2015-10-01)
Format Digital download
Genre Classical
Length4:28
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Andrea Bocelli singles chronology
"Quizás, Quizás, Quizás"
(2013)
"E Più Ti Penso"
(2015)
"Perfect Symphony"
(2017)
Ariana Grande singles chronology
"Adore"
(2015)
"E Più Ti Penso"
(2015)
"Focus"
(2015)
Music video
"E Più Ti Penso" on YouTube

"E Più Ti Penso" ("The more I think of you" in English), alternatively titled "E Più Ti Penso (from Once Upon a Time in America)" is an Italian song originally written by Ennio Morricone, Mogol, and Tony Renis for the movie Once Upon a Time in America . This is a song recorded by Italian singer Andrea Bocelli and American singer Ariana Grande. The song was released on 1 October 2015, and served as the lead single from Bocelli's album, Cinema (2015).

Ennio Morricone Italian composer, orchestrator and conductor

Ennio Morricone, Knight Grand Cross is an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and former trumpet player, writing in a wide range of musical styles.

Mogol (lyricist) Italian lyricist

Giulio Rapetti, in art Mogol, is an Italian music lyricist. He is best known for his collaborations with Lucio Battisti, Gianni Bella, Adriano Celentano and Mango.

Tony Renis Italian actor and musician

Tony Renis, stage name of Elio Cesari, is an Italian singer, composer, songwriter, music producer and film actor.

Contents

The song debuted at number one on the Billboard Classical Digital Songs chart, consequently becoming Grande's first appearance on the chart as well. [1]

<i>Billboard</i> (magazine) American music magazine

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Music video

The video, featuring Bocelli and Grande, was released on 13 October 2015, on Bocelli's official Vevo channel. [2]

Vevo is an American multinational video hosting service founded on December 8, 2009, as a joint venture among three major record companies: Universal Music Group (UMG), Sony Music Entertainment (SME) and EMI. In August 2016, Warner Music Group (WMG), the third-largest record company, agreed to license premium videos from its artists onto Vevo.

Track listing

  1. "E Più Ti Penso (From Once Upon a Time in America)" – 4:27

Charts

Chart (2015)Peak
position
US Classical Digital Songs ( Billboard ) [4] 1

Release history

RegionDateFormatLabelRef.
Various1 October 2015 Digital download Sugar [3]

Cover versions

In 2016, Marina Prior and Mark Vincent covered the song on their album Together .

Marina Prior Opera singer, actress

Marina Prior is an Australian soprano and actress with a career mainly in musical theatre. From 1990 to 1993, she starred as the original Christine Daaé in the Australian premiere of The Phantom of the Opera, opposite Anthony Warlow and later Rob Guest.

Mark Vincent Australian opera singer

Mark Vincent is an Australian tenor. Vincent won the third season of Australia's Got Talent in 2009 and signed with Sony Music Australia immediately after. As of 2018, Vincent has released seven studio albums and one "best of".

<i>Together</i> (Marina Prior and Mark Vincent album) 2016 studio album by Marina Prior and Mark Vincent

Together is a collaborative studio album by Australian singer Marina Prior and Mark Vincent. The album was released through Sony Music Australia on 15 April 2016 and peaked at number 5 on the ARIA Albums Chart three weeks later.

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