Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Romanza – Andrea Bocelli on AllMusic – – This disc compiles music from the. Product Description. Romanza is the album that launched his career. The 12 selections include “Time to Say Goodbye,” Bocelli’s spine-tingling #1 single with . Romanza is the album that launched his career. The 12 songs include ‘Time to Say Goodbye,’ Bocelli’s spine-tingling #1 single with Sarah Brightman.
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Romanza is the first compilation album by Italian singer Andrea Bocellireleased internationally in Although a compilation, Romanza is considered Bocelli’s breakthrough album and remains his most commercially successful to date, topping charts all across Europe and Latin America. With over 20 million copies sold worldwide it is the best-selling Italian album of all-time, and also one of the best-selling albums by a recording artist.
The album is a compilation of Bocelli’s two previous pop albums, Il Mare Calmo della Serareleased inand Bocellireleased in Being Bocelli’s first album released in the United States and Canada, the album and Bocelli himself, were heavily promoted.
This included Bocelli being featured in Hotel Bellagio ‘s commercials in North Americaas well as his voice being heard on its Fountain show. PBS also played a big part in Bocelli’ early success in the Stateswith the airing of A Night in TuscanyBocelli’s first Great Performances special, of a concert filmed inin his native Tuscany. InBocelli won three major awards in Germany. The album was also supported in Germany, by a series of concerts, including 22 open-air concerts in the country, as well as an indoor concert in Oberhausen.
On October 19, he sang at the TeleFood benefit concert held in Vatican Cityand organised by the Food and Agriculture Organization to raise awareness about world hunger. A music video for each of those three versions was released in those countries.
In addition, a music video of the Portuguese version of the song, sang with Brazilian singer Sandywas also released in Brazil and Portugalcontributing to Romanza ‘ s success in the two countries. Ina new special edition of the album was released worldwide to celebrate 20 years since the album’s original release.
The original album has been remastered and including also three bonus tracks. First in Europethen charts around the world, the album amassed a multitude of platinum and multi-platinum awards,  outselling even Bocelli’s album, Bocelliwith worldwide sales in excess of 20 million copies to date. It is one of the biggest-selling albums of all-time, having sold more than seven million units in Europe alone, selling an impressivecopies in the Far Eastone million in Italy, and more than three million in Spain, and Latin America where it became the best-selling album, by a non-Latino artist, of all-time.
With more thanunits sold in Switzerland, it is also the second best-selling album in history there, and with over two million copies sold in France, it is among the top 10 best-selling albums ever in the country. It also received quadruple platinum status in the United States with 4.
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To date, the album remains Bocelli’s most commercially successful, and is considered his breakthrough album, launching roanza career worldwide. The concert held in his native Tuscanyat the Piazza dei Cavalieriin Pisasaw Bocelli perform two opera duets with soprano Nuccia Focilesing “Miserere” with Italian rock star Zuccherowho discovered him inand finally ” Time to Say Goodbye ” with English soprano Sarah Brightman.
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