"Quando m'innamoro" is a 1968 Italian song written by Daniele Pace, Mario Panzeri and Roberto Livraghi and sung with a double performance by Anna Identici and by The Sandpipers at the 1968 Sanremo Music Festival, in which it came 6th.
Recording in other languages
- The song was adapted into French under the title "Comment te dire" and was recorded by Joe Dassin.
- In Spanish the song was sung as Cuando me enamoro
- In Japanese as Ai no hana saku toki (愛の花咲くとき), and
- In Estonian, the song has been performed by Uno Loop with lyrics by Kustas Kikerpuu, titled "Oled teinud mind õnnelikuks".
- In Finnish, the song was first recorded by Fredi with lyrics by Juha Vainio, titled "Milloinkaan en löydä samanlaista". Later versions have been performed by Kari Tapio and Jamppa Tuominen.
- In Swedish, the song has been sung as Sommaren det hände (The summer when it happened) by Anna-Lena Löfgren and as Före min tid (Before my time) by Knut Agnred as a part of the comedy musical Lyckad nedfrysning av herr Moro (Successful freezing of Mr Moro), performed 1994-95 by Galenskaparna and After Shave, with lyrics by Claes Eriksson.
- In Russian as Верить в свою звезду (Believing to your star) by Юрий Охочинский.
- The song was also released 2005 from Patrizio Buanne in Italian and English on his Album "The Italian". "Quando m'innamoro"has been covered by artists including Ray Conniff, Julio Iglesias, Lionel Hampton, Sergio Franchi, Emilio Pericoli, Gigliola Cinquetti and Andrea Bocelli.
Engelbert Humperdinck recording
|"A Man Without Love"|
|Single by Engelbert Humperdinck|
|from the album A Man Without Love|
|B-side||"Call on Me"|
|Released||May 1968 (U.S.)|
|Format||45 RPM 7"|
|Songwriter(s)||Daniele Pace, Mario Panzeri and Roberto Livraghi|
|Engelbert Humperdinck singles chronology|
The song's English lyrics were written by Barry Mason as "A Man Without Love". The most popular version was recorded in 1968 by Engelbert Humperdinck, who in his native UK hit #2 on the chart. In the US, the Humperdinck version went to #19 on the Hot 100 and #3 on the Easy Listening chart. It was the title track of his third LP.
Song in popular culture
- Eddy Anselmi. Festival di Sanremo: almanacco illustrato della canzone italiana. Panini Comics, 2009. ISBN 8863462291.
- "ultratop.be - Joe Dassin - Comment te dire". Retrieved 2017-12-09.
- Quando M'innamoro - Emilio Pericoli - Tradução | Musica.com.br
- Quando m'innamoro
- "ERR archive". Retrieved 19 December 2015.
- Nyman, Jake. Kovan päivän ilta. Gumerus, 2009. ISBN 9789512076055.
- Före min tid - Knut Agnred (Youtube link)
- Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 120.
- "The Irish Charts – Search Results – A Man Without Love". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
- Flavour of New Zealand: NZ Listener, 28 June 1968
- Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955–1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
- Cash Box Top 100 Singles, June 15, 1968
- The 100 Best-Selling Singles of 1968
- Top 50 Adult Contemporary Hits of 1968
- Whitburn, Joel (1999). Pop Annual. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. ISBN 0-89820-142-X.
- Virgilio - VBanner
- Colonna sonora di "Romance & Cigarettes"
- Musica & Memoria / Romance & Cigarettes - John Turturro