Sure, it sounds lovely as soon as Bocelli sings it v oodles of Italian authenticity - yet how does the song interpret when it’s performed in English?

‘Time to Say Goodbye’ was initially released together a single for Andrea Bocelli in 1995, under the title ‘Con te partirò’ (literally ‘I’ll leave v you’).

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A year later, soprano sarah Brightman was added to the mix because that a performance marking boxer Henry Maske’s last match. The duet version was videotaped with an English location – and sure enough, it was a advertisement success.

The slight catch is that when you translate the expression ‘Con te partirò’ as ‘Time come Say Goodbye’, the track sort of stop making any sense.

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