It was an unforgettable duet, the one between Tina Turner it’s ours Eros Ramazzotti. She, over fifty, a world star of music, a living legend. He is a young but already established Roman singer now on the launch pad abroad. We are in 1997: the two record the new version of the beautiful duet Things of life, from 4 years ago. In English it becomes Can’t stop thinking of youand becomes one of the hits of Erosthe collection destined to impose the author of Una storiaimportant and Promised Land as a security of Italian pop.
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In the promotional video, Tina and Eros embrace, caress each other, dance together, laugh: an extraordinary feeling that is reflected in a sensual and aggressive performance at the same time, a “cornerstone” of the Italian mainstream song of the 90s and beyond. Behind that perfect professional relationship, there was a sincere friendship. A personal relationship immediately took off far beyond the recording studio.
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“Tina Turner had a weakling for Eros Ramazzotti – writes Mario Luzzatto Fegiz for the Corriere della Sera -. She felt a bit like a mother and she had a particular benevolence towards the young Italian singer. So she Tina was happy to work with him. This friendship had led to a duet that had become very popular on the song Cose della vita”. The result of that artistic and human union? “Tina could not be missing from the list of guests at the wedding of Eros Ramazzotti with Michael Hunziker…”.