Nov 062016
 

from PASSIONE (Deluxe Edition)
Written by Gino Paoli

“Senza Fine” is one of the most important evergreens in the history of Italian popular music. Written by legendary singer/songwriter Gino Paoli, this astonishing composition was covered by a who’s who of international music stars including Ornella Vanoni who sang the original version in 1961, Dean Martin, Connie Francis, Boz Scaggs, Monica Mancini, Mike Patton of Faith No More, Claudio Baglioni and jazz legend Wes Montgomery. “Senza Fine” is also one of the classic love songs selected by Andrea Bocelli and David Foster for the singer’s 2013 cd Passione and is included in the Deluxe Edition of that gold-certified hit.

Foster, who produced and arranged the whole project, took a respectful approach to Gino Paoli’s timeless melody with the delicate instrumental back-up that supports Bocelli’s magnificent vocals. On “Senza Fine,” the beloved tenor didn’t just give his usual vocal showstopper, but amazed his aficionados with a remarkable performance on the accordion that deepens the French waltz feel of the tune. The Italian superstar beautifully sings some of the most touching lyrics ever written thus breathing new life into this immortal melody.  The orchestral arrangement is courtesy of Foster and William Ross and their interpretation is exquisite just as Foster’s performance is on keyboards. Other names involved include Jochem van der Saag, Foster’s right-hand man who adds his exceptional, elegant touch to the sound, bassist extraordinaire Nathan East, supreme guitarist Ramon Stagnaro and the legendary John Robinson on drums. “Senza Fine” is one of those classic songs that transcend time and space. When you put such a treasure in the capable hands of world-class talents Andrea Bocelli and David Foster, the result can only be magical.


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Lead Vocals & Accordion: Andrea Bocelli
Keyboards: David Foster
Acoustic Guitar: Ramon Stagnaro
Bass: Nathan East
Drums: John Robinson
Percussion: Rafael Padilla
Percussion, Synths & Sound Design: Jochem van der Saag

Orchestral Arrangement by David Foster & William Ross
Produced & Arranged by David Foster


Lyrics

Senza fine,
tu trascini la nostra vita
senza un attimo di respiro

per sognare,
per potere ricordare
quel che abbiamo già vissuto.

Senza fine,
tu sei un attimo senza fine
non hai ieri, non hai domani
tutto è ormai
nelle tue mani, mani grandi
mani senza fine.

Non m’importa della luna
non m’importa delle stelle
tu per me sei luna e stelle
tu per me sei sole e cielo
tu per me sei tutto quanto
tutto quanto voglio avere.

Senza fine,
tu sei un attimo senza fine
non hai ieri, non hai domani
tutto è ormai
nelle tue mani, mani grandi
mani senza fine.

Non m’importa della luna
non m’importa delle stelle
tu per me sei luna e stelle
tu per me sei sole e cielo
tu per me sei tutto quanto
tutto quanto voglio avere.

Senza fine