New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Andrea Bocelli and his good friend Ed Sheeran
are releasing a touching new music video for their duet "Amo Soltanto Te" - with child actors playing younger versions of the stars! Released today, just days after Valentine's Day, it paints a beautiful picture of young love. Watch the official video for "Amo Soltano Te", out today via Decca/Universal Music. The track, written by Ed Sheeran
and his brother Matthew, with Italian lyrics by Tiziano Ferro, is featured on Andrea's No. 1 album Si - which topped charts on both sides of the Atlantic and has been Certified Gold in the UK.
Their new music video was filmed in the picturesque Villa Arvedi in Verona, Italy, and shows a mini-Andrea and a mini-Ed performing at the wedding of their close friends.
The song itself is being released in the original English-speaking version called "This is the Only Time", sung by Andrea with lyrics written by Ed, specifically composed for Andrea's record.
Andrea and Ed reunited to record the duet following their hit collaboration "Perfect Symphony
" in 2017, with the video getting over 180 million views.
has achieved two historic chart feats with his latest album Si: he became the first classical artist to achieve a No.1 on the Official UK Album Charts in over 20 years and he simultaneously topped the US Billboard 200 chart for the first time in his illustrious career. It is Decca's first UK/US chart double in the label's near 90-year history.
Si is Bocelli's first album of new material in 14 years. As well as duetting with Ed Sheeran, he has teamed up with pop sensation Dua Lipa, crossover superstar Josh Groban
and classical soprano Aida Garifullina.
At the centre of the album is a spine-tingling duet between father and son, as 21-year-old Matteo
Bocelli steps into the limelight to duet with Andrea on "Fall On Me
". The video has racked up more than 36 million views across all platforms.
Bocelli's humble manner belies his international status as one of the world's biggest classical stars. He's sung for Popes, Presidents and royalty - most recently performing at the Royal Wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank at Windsor Castle. He has performed in all the greatest concert halls and opera houses around the world and has sold 90 million records. He has a Golden Globe, 7 Classical BRITs and 7 World Music
Awards under his belt, plus a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Bocelli continues to tour the world with major shows in the US, South Africa, Italy, Scandinavia and the UK. In his 60th birthday year, Andrea Bocelli
proves he's still at the height of his vocal powers with Si - an uplifting new album about heart, soul, positivity. It showcases the extraordinary talent that has made Bocelli an international best-selling artist and global icon.