Many, many months ago, one of my longest serving readers and friends sent me a message about this thread that I used to occasionally do.
The message went something along the lines of: “Do you just do cover versions in English? If not, I have one for you….”
To my eternal shame, it was her birthday yesterday, and like the totally disorganised schmuck I am, I missed it.
So, in a pathetically shallow attempt to make up for it, Happy (belated) Birthday Cat, these three (count ’em!) are for you:
Gianni Morandi – Se Perdo Anche Te
And here’s a slightly more famous, much more stripped down version:
And here’s the original, which sort of sits between the two:
Much as I love Cash and Diamond, I have to say the Morandi version is rather fine.
Raising a (okay, several) drinks to you tonight Cat.