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Sabrina  (Italy)

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Latest Sabrina news

28/06/2014 : Discover the videoclip for Sabrina's new single Colour Me (thanks to Nathan Roby).

10/06/2014 : Sabrina is back with a new single entitled Colour Me, produced by Rick Nowels and Max Moroldo. It should be ou on June 24th.

15/03/2014 : Sabrina Salerno will take part to real-TV talent show La Pista on Rai 1 from March 28th. She will compete agains 7 other VIP candidates (such as Tony Hadley, Massimo Lopez, Anthony et Amii Stewart). They will have to show their singing and dancing skills in front of a jury.

08/07/2013 : Sabrina was featured on Neon Neon's single Shopping (I Like To), available on album Praxis Makes Perfect.

05/01/2013 : Last month Sabrina and Samantha Fox released new remixes of their duet Call Me, made by Stefy De Cicco and Christian Vila & Cosme Martin.

24/09/2012 : Sabrina stars in French movie Stars 80, which will premiere in major French cities this week, but won't be released before October 24th.

20/10/2011 : Sabrina's hit Boys was covered by Hornung & Frederix feat. LauraLou & Scarwrist. It peaked as #34 on last week's Danish dancechart. (Thanks to Anders Bøgh)

 

Sabrina albums

Sleeve available Sabrina 24th Sep 1987
Sleeve available Something Special 1988
Sleeve available Super Sabrina 1989
Sleeve available Over The Pop 1991
Sleeve available Maschio dove sei 1996
Sleeve available Numeri 1996
Sleeve available Boys (Unofficial) 1997
Sleeve available A Flower's Broken 1999
Sleeve available Erase / Rewind official remix 2 CDs 3rd Oct 2008

 

Sabrina singles

Guys And Dolls
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Pirate Of Love
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Sexy Girl 1987 Click to listen to Sabrina - Sexy Girl   LISTEN
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Boys 1987 Click to listen to Sabrina - Boys   LISTEN
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Hot Girl 1988 Click to listen to Sabrina - Hot Girl   LISTEN
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Lady Marmelade 1988
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi ? /Kiss 1988
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge All Of Me 1988 Click to listen to Sabrina - All Of Me   LISTEN
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge My Chico 1988 Click to listen to Sabrina - My Chico   LISTEN
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Doctor's Orders 1989
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Like A Yoyo (SAW Remix) 1989
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Sex 1989 Click to listen to Sabrina - Sex   LISTEN
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Gringo 1989 Click to listen to Sabrina - Gringo   LISTEN
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Siamo Donne 1991
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Cover Model 1991
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Shadows Of The Night 29th Jun 1991
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Yeah Yeah 19th Dec 1991
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Rockawillie 22nd Apr 1994
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Boys '95 1995
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Angel Boy 17th Jan 1995 Click to listen to Sabrina - Angel Boy   LISTEN
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Fatta E Rifatta 1996
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge I Love You 1999 Click to listen to Sabrina - I Love You   LISTEN
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Boys Boys Boys (re-release) 8th Jul 2003
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge I Feel Love 2005
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Erase Rewind 2009 Click to listen to Sabrina - Erase Rewind   LISTEN
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Call Me (vs Samantha Fox) 16th Jun 2010 Click to listen to Sabrina - Call Me   LISTEN
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Call Me 2k12 (vs Samantha Fox) 4th Dec 2012 Click to listen to Sabrina - Call Me 2k12   LISTEN
Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Colour Me 24th Jun 2014 Click to listen to Sabrina - Colour Me   LISTEN

 

Sabrina remixes

All Of Me - Boy Oh Boy - P.W.L. Remix 1988

 

Songwriting

Sleeve available - Click to enlarge Sabrina - Rockawillie 22nd Apr 1994  

 



Sabrina biography

Her real name is Sabrina Salerno. She was born in Genoa, on the 15th of March 1968. Until 1986, Sabrina - then a former Miss Liguria and young TV-presenter in Italy - had only sung occasionally on TV shows. But that changed soon, as Italian music-producer Claudio Checchetto decided that Sabrina should test her talents in the pop music business, too. The result was Sabrina's debut single, tellingly titled Sexy Girl, which was released in Italy in the beginning of 1987.

Then came Sabrina's second single, Boys (Summertime Love), the song Sabrina is still most remembered for today. A typical Italo-dance pop number with a catchy tune, it became a huge summer-hit very soon in Italy and many other countries around the world. After this enormous success, Sabrina's team tried to score another international hit with a new single : Hot Girl, a song from Sabrina's by then-released first album. But it did much less good than it's predecessor

Then came Lady Marmelade, released in France under it's french title as Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi.

1988 started with another success for Sabrina: All Of Me, a happy dance-single which had been produced by the legendary production-team of Stock/Aitken/Waterman in the UK, became a hit in several European countries. My Chico was Sabrina's second single in 1988, and another big success. The song reached the # 1 position in the Italian singles-chart, and was quite successful in other European countries, too. Then came Like A Yoyo, released as a single in Italy and France at the end of 1988. It was Sabrina's first collaboration with disco-legend Giorgio Moroder. The following singles Sex, Guys And Dolls, Pirate Of Love, and Doctor's Orders (produced by Gianfranco Bortolotti) were only released in a few countries.

Gringo, released in 1989 was in many ways the official successor to 1988's My Chico. It was once again written by Sabrina herself and Elvio Moratto, just as the follow-up single Yeah Yeah.

1989 : Sabrina appeared in the movie Fratelli d'Italia.

In 1991, Sabrina teamed up with Italian starlet Jo Squillo (real name Giovanna Coletti) to record the song Siamo Donne. It was her first duet, and her first Italian-language single. They performed the song at 1991's San Remo music-festival but the song didn't really become a big hit. Then came Shadows Of The Night, a track from 1991's Over The Pop-album, which was released in Italy only. The follow-up Cover Model (the second single - produced by Pier Rossini - in Sabrina's career that never made it's way onto an album) was only released in France (where is was a success) and Italy. Afterwards we did not hear of Sabrina during 3 years.

She made a comeback with the single Rockawillie in 1994, a dance-track very much in the style of her 80's recordings. Then came Angel Boy, her most eurodance-like song, even including a rapper (the famous Tony Dyer). Song was covered by Russian project Elen i Rebiata under title Anghel Moi.

In 1995, Sabrina teamed up again with her one-time collaborator Elvio Moratto to record a new version of her 1987 hit single, Boys (Summertime Love). Moratto himself made three mixes of the new recording, while a team of DJs prepared a complete remix , the NYDP Mix.

Only one track was released as a single from 1995's Maschio Dove Sei album (first album to be released under her complete name Sabrina Salerno), it was entitled Fatta E Rifatta.

1996 : Sabrina appeared in the TV series Tutti Gli Uomini Sono Igual. She played a role in the theater play Il Cavallieri Della Tavola Rotonda.

1997 : Sabrina appeared in the movie Jolly Blu.

1998 : Sabina played a role in the theater play Uomini Sullórlo Di Una Crisi Di Nervi.

1999 : Sabrina released a single entitled I Love You. In January a new album was finally released : A Flower's Broken.

From 1999 to 2001, Sabrina toured all around Italy with the successful musical "Emozioni", achieving good reviews form the critcs.

2002 : a new album in a new musical style, in collaboration with a famous dance producer, was planned for release. The album would include a duet with a famous dance music singer... But nothing came out. Sabrina co-presented the TV-show Matricole & Meteore on the Italian TV channel Italia Uno.

2003 : a compilation gathering all songs of the musical Emozioni was released.

2004 : Sabrina played the role of Colori's mum in the movie "Colori". In April she gave birth to her first child, a son called Luca.

2005 : She released a new single entitled I Feel Love (Good sensation), a dance track with a touch of disco. But she won't be able to release her new album.

2006 : Sabina obtainind the main role in the Italian movie "Film D" (directed by Cristiano Ceriello). After 16 years of absence in Russia, Sabrina did a triumphal live gig in Moscow.

2007 : Sabrina was on be tour with the RFM 80s Party, a series of concerts taking place in France's major cities between October and December and featuring many 80s artists.

2008 : Sabrina released a new album entitled Erase / Rewind Official Mix on October 3rd under Edel Music Italia. It contained 26 songs, half were remixed songs, the other half were unreleased songs. In December, her video for the single Erase/Rewind, a cover of The Cardigans, was presented.

2010 : the Czech duet Twiins released a cover of Sabrina's hit Boys.

2011 : Boys was covered by Steve Forest feat. Club Dogo & Fatman Scoop in April, and by Hornung & Frederix feat. LauraLou & Scarwrist in October.

2012 : Sabrina stars in French movie "Stars 80" released in October 24th.

2013 : in January Sabrina and Samantha Fox released new remixes of their duet Call Me, made by Stefy De Cicco and Christian Vila & Cosme Martin. In July, Sabrina was featured on Neon Neon's single Shopping (I Like To), available on album Praxis Makes Perfect

2014 : Sabrina Salerno will take part to real-TV talent show La Pista on Rai 1 from March 28th. She competed agains 7 other VIP candidates (such as Tony Hadley, Massimo Lopez, Anthony et Amii Stewart) to show their singing and dancing skills in front of a jury.

Sabrina Salerno fansite
Sabryfansite.com
Sabinasalerno.com - The official website
Sabina spanish fanclub
Thanks to Alexia, Gianni, Tavi Meran, Anders Bøgh, Thomas Spiegel and Martin-Pierre Frenette for the latest informations

The biography was last updated Sun, May 25th 2014

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