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'Disco' La Passione

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Released  1996
Recorded  1996
Length  4.54
Format  12" single, CD single
Genre  Dance-pop
Label  East West

"Disco La Passione" is a 1996 song by Chris Rea. The song was written for the film La Passione, a semi-autobiography by Rea. Shirley Bassey made her feature film debut here, but the film was a disappointment at the box office. A single was issued, produced by Rea and, unusual for Bassey, credited as co-performer. The track also appears on the soundtrack album La Passione. The single sold well in Europe, making the Top 40 of the Dutch and Belgian charts, but just missed being a Top 40 hit on the UK Singles Chart, charting at #41.


A video was issued to promote the single, it is taken from the performance made in the film. Shirley Bassey performed the song frequently live in 1996 and 1997, a live recording of the song appears on the 1997 CD The Birthday Concert.

Track listing

European 2 track CD single

  1. "'Disco' La Passione" (Film Version) -4.54
  2. "'Disco' La Passione" (Adams and Gielen 12 Inch Mix) -5.22

UK 3 track maxi CD single and 12" vinyl single

  1. "'Disco' La Passione" (Film Version) -4.54
  2. "'Disco' La Passione" (Adams and Gielen 12 Inch Mix) -5.22
  3. "'Disco' La Passione" (Adams and Gielen 7 Inch Mix) -3.21
  4. "Horses" (Instrumental) -3.05


  • Shirley Bassey - Vocal
  • Gavin Wright Film Orchestra
  • Max Middleton - Conductor
  • Chris Rea - Bass, Drums, Guitars and Keyboards
  • References

    'Disco' La Passione Wikipedia