1 in Germany on June 15, 1984. [15] It was also the most successful single of 1984 in Germany, where Branigan's version was produced.[26]. Their eighth week on the charts saw Raf regain the no. 2 and Raf fell three spaces, but Branigan held firm. riefoli lebte die wenige ersten jahre der 1980er jahre in london, england, bevor er 1984 seine musikalische karriere am anfang steht, landet meist in der neuen wave-szene mit seinem englischsprachigen debüt-album, raf. Branigan was one of the first artists of the video era to work with an Academy Award-winning film director on a music video when William Friedkin (The French Connection, The Exorcist) directed the clip. Contributors. 1 of 14. The song was covered the same year by American singer Laura Branigan. The song narrates the singer's slip into the world of nightlife, the allure of which has her "livin' only for the night" and deeming herself to "live among the creatures of the night". RAF - Self Control [12'' maxi single] 6:17; RAF - Running Away [12'' maxi single] 5:44; Raf - Self Control (Italo-Disco 1984) (Extended Version) AUDIO HQ - FULL HD. 1 in Italy on June 23, 1984. The following week the Wham! Notable covers include Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin in 1993, a hit dance remake by Branigan in 2004 and two 2006 versions that hit the Top 5 in various European enclaves, by Danish dance group Infernal and Spanish singer Soraya Arnelas. Branigan's version peaked at no. "Self Control" Track Info. 24. September 1959 in Margherita di Savoia, Italien; eigentlich Raffaele Riefoli ), im … Her version first hit no. fell to no. The only other territory where Raf topped the charts was in Switzerland. [20] Branigan's "Self Control" also entered the Italian charts although the dominance of the Raf version in his native Italy predicated a comparatively low peak Italian chart peak of no. Both versions of the song were popular across Europe during much of the summer of 1984 and were the most successful single of the year in Germany and Switzerland. Strumming. Raf > Self Control (1983) > Self Control; Testo Self Control. 1. 6:13; Raff - Running away (1984 12") 5:41; Lists. 1 in Germany on June 15, 1984. [4] It also notably edged into no. Oh, the night is my world. 7 on June 17, the same week Branigan's version debuted at no. 2. 1. 5). Though Branigan resisted at first, her record company convinced her to allow a minor alteration and the video was aired on MTV, though by this time the single had peaked on the charts. With lyrics by producer Juan Carlos Calderón and Mikel Herzog, the song was released as single from Martin's second studio solo album, Me Amaras, in 1993. 2, for three more weeks. 7), Switzerland (No. In the mid 2000s (decade), several trance music remixes featuring samples of various lengths from the 1984 Branigan original surfaced from various entities including Crooklyn Clan, Imperial Machine, and SK featuring Laura Branigan. 2),[21] Ireland (no. Raf's version first hit no. The song's most notable success were Top 20 chartings in Denmark and Finland. A music video was also released. Die zuerst veröffentlichte Single von Laura Branigan wurde in Europa und den USA ein Top-Ten-Hit. 1 of 23. Raf's version first hit no. 7), Switzerland (No. “Self Control” is the lead single and title track of Branigan’s third album. The song was covered the same year by American singer Laura Branigan. 2 on the dance chart.[3]. The second one, "Self Control" became the title track to the album and her biggest international hit. Fue escrita por el músico junto a Giancarlo Bigazzi y Steve Piccolo. Guitar Ukulele Piano new. [18] Entertainment Tonight aired a segment on the network's reaction to the clip, which was being played in late-night slots on other networks. The video drew controversy, and MTV required some edits before it could air. Biography. raffaele riefoli ist ein italienischer liedermacher, der besser als einfach raf bekannt ist. 2 in Germany, no. It was written by Giancarlo Bigazzi, Steve Piccolo and Raf. In 2002, the Branigan recording was used as a track on the fictional radio station Flash FM in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and it appears on the CD collection Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Official Soundtrack Box Set, as well as numerous other hits collections. Werbefrei streamen oder als CD und MP3 kaufen bei Amazon.de. 1 in Italy on June 23, 1984. It was written by Giancarlo Bigazzi, Steve Piccolo and Raf. Raf's version first hit no. City lights, painted girls. 40 in France. 2 spot behind Branigan. 29 for Branigan's version. Branigan's version of "Self Control" was featured on the Miami Vice episode "The Great McCarthy" and was featured in the fact-based 1989 TV movie The Preppie Murder and a 2007 episode of the series Cold Case. Eve Justine. 1 on both the pop and AC charts. Chords. Self Control Songtext Raf von Self Control. Sampled In. In the US, the song became Branigan's fourth consecutive top 10 hit on a Billboard chart in a year and a half, following "Gloria", "Solitaire" and "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You". single mix) – 3:42, "Somebody's Watching Me" (single version) – 3:17, "Somebody's Watching Me" (extended version) – 4:27, "Somebody's Watching Me" (DJ Tyson club mix) – 6:36, "Self Control" [Soul Seekerz Remix] – 7:40, "Self Control" [Robbie Rivera Juicy Mix] – 6:14, "Self Control" [Weekend Wonderz Club Mix] – 6:13, "Self Control" [Soul Seekerz Remix] – 7:41, Self Control (Dirty Werk Radio Mix (3:14), Self Control (Moto Blanco Radio Edit) (3:06), Self Control (Ralphi Rosario & Erick Ibiza Radio Mix) (3:56), This page was last edited on 22 November 2020, at 17:18. Also unlike the other songs, Branigan's version was contemporaneous with that of its co-writer. In Deutschland erreichte sie Platz 2 hinter der Version von Laura Branigan. Their recording was notably Top 10 in Finland and their native Denmark. Still, it's a great tune. Raf Lyrics mit Übersetzungen: Self Control, Come una danza, Sei la più bella del mondo, Stai con me, Infinito, In tutti i miei giorni, La Battaglia Del Sesso sein erste single, \ „self control \“, die er als co-autor mit giancarlo bigazzi und steve piccolo, war ein sehr … Raf, born as Raffaele Riefoli, co-wrote the song "Self Control" with Giancarlo Bigazzi and Steve Piccolo. Today we know that he had a beautiful and long career with songs that have remained in everyone’s heart, especially in Italy, like the song that basically speaks of us and what will remain of the 80s, or many others. As of 2010, the Self Control album remains in print and the original version can also be heard on The Best of Branigan (1993), and in remastered versions on The Essentials: Laura Branigan (2002) and The Platinum Collection (2006). View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1988 Vinyl release of Self Control on Discogs. 1 in Italy on June 23, 1984. Allerdings erschien dieses nur in Europa, weil Raf als unbekannter Künstler keinen weltweiten Plattenvertrag bekam. "Self Control" afforded Laura Branigan a no. Oh the night is my world City life painted girls In a day nothing matters It's the night time that flatters Oh the night no control Through the wall something breakin' Wearin' white as you're walkin' Down the streets of my soul You take my self you take my self control 1 in Germany on June 15, 1984. She re-recorded her two biggest club hits for the 20th anniversary of "Self Control" and they were released in a slew of remixes as "Gloria 2004" and "Self Control 2004". Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about RAF - Self Control at Discogs. Auf Discogs können Sie sich ansehen, wer an 1984 Vinyl von Self Control mitgewirkt hat, Rezensionen und Titellisten lesen und auf dem Marktplatz nach der Veröffentlichung suchen. Tonebridge. Kaufen Sie Platten und CDs und vervollständigen Sie Ihre RAF-Sammlung. "Self Control" is a song by Italian singer Raf, released in 1984. Höre online Raf - Self Control und sieh, auf welchen Alben der Titel vorkommt. Check out the tab » Backing track. Shop Vinyl and CDs and complete your RAF collection. 1 in Switzerland between runs at the top spot by Laura Branigan's version of "Self Control", and peaked at no. The song debuted in the chart at no. Erfahren Sie mehr über Veröffentlichungen und Lieder von RAF - Self Control auf Discogs. "Self Control" is a song by Italian singer Raf, released in 1984. 3. 3. It's the night-time that flatters. Dieser sah sich zunächst heftigen Plagiatsvorwürfen ausgesetzt, die anhand der Urhebervermerke in den Veröffentlichungen von Laura Branigan schnell ausgeräumt werden konnten.[3]. Mai 2020 um 20:24 Uhr bearbeitet. 3. The single featured a remixed version of the track. Werbefrei streamen oder als CD und MP3 kaufen bei Amazon.de. You're watching the official music video for Laura Branigan - "Self Control" from the album 'Self Control' (1984). 1 in Italy on June 23, 1984. Auf Discogs können Sie sich ansehen, wer an 1984 Vinyl von Self Control (Version Originale) mitgewirkt hat, Rezensionen und Titellisten lesen und auf dem Marktplatz nach der Veröffentlichung suchen. 1 of 18. 1992 erschienen ein „Germany Remix“ und 1999 ein „South-Africa-Remix“. 1 in Italy. 1. Filmed in New Jersey and New York City, the video was produced by Fred Caruso and first aired in April 1984.[17]. Entdecken Sie Self Control von RAF bei Amazon Music. 2 spot. 5, Raf fell two more spots, and Branigan maintained pole position. In 2008, the remixed version was included on CD and DVD, called 17. [27] She also promoted the song during appearances on The Merv Griffin Show, Solid Gold (May 12, 1984),[28] Dick Clark's American Bandstand (June 9, 1984)[29] and the syndicated Dick Clark television special Rock Rolls On, which she also co-hosted. Beide Seiten entsprechen zusammen der gut sechsminütigen Maxi-Version. Self Control (Part Two) – 4:05 (Raf – Steve Piccolo - Giancarlo Bigazzi) Durata totale: 8:26. 4. C#m. Entdecken Sie Self Control von RAF bei Amazon Music. 1 and Raf at no. Sowohl in der von Raf selbst als auch in der von Laura Branigan interpretierten Version wurde das Lied ein internationaler Top-10-Hit. 4 on the US 1 of 14. 2. A. Raf's version first hit no. Schau das Video für Self Control von Raf's Self control kostenlos und sieh dir Coverbilder, Songtexte und ähnliche Künstler an. Raf è il primo album del cantante italiano Raf.. Il primo album di Raf è realizzato completamente in lingua inglese, e contiene la prima grande hit del cantautore pugliese, Self Control, un brano italo disco che ebbe successo in tutta Europa e di cui fu eseguita una cover ad opera della cantante statunitense Laura Branigan per il mercato americano. [3] Über ihren Musikverlag hatten die Songwriter das Lied bereits zuvor Laura Branigan angeboten, die mit Gloria schon einen Charterfolg in den USA verbuchen konnte. ^shipments figures based on certification alone. Although his English-language album and especially the singles proved to be quite successful in Italy and elsewhere, he began releasing his later albums in his native language, almost all of which were received better in Italy than the English-language albums; many of them entered Italy's Top 10 album chart.[7]. D. 2. 3. In 1992, the original single mix of "Self Control" was re-released on CD single and 12" vinyl by Atlantic/WEA in Germany featuring two new remixes. In 2018, Branigan's version was heard in FX's The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story episode, "Descent". [25] Raf's version spent fourteen weeks in the top 30, including eight in the top five and one at number one. 4. Schließlich veröffentlichte Laura Branigan im Sommer 1984 das Lied als Single, nur kurze Zeit später erschien die Version von Raf. The following year Branigan recorded another English song written over a Tozzi and Bigazzi song, "Mama", which was part of the 1983 album Branigan 2. [5] Die B-Seite der Single ist Silent Partners. In 1993, Ricky Martin recorded a Spanish-language cover of "Self Control", titled "Que Dia Es Hoy" ("What Day Is Today"). Die Produzenten dieser Versionen waren Jack White und Robbie Buchanan. 2. 2fr. Internationally, it charted within the top five in several continental European countries. Her version first hit no. Raf was born with “Self Control”. "Self Control" peaked at no. [61] "Self Control '99" was released as a CD single there. Self control | Raf im Hi-Fi-Streaming oder zum Download in echter CD-Qualität auf Qobuz.com Branigan's first major hit had also been co-written by Bigazzi: "Gloria" (1982) was an English cover of the 1979 original Italian song recorded by Umberto Tozzi. Her version first hit no. [24] Branigan's album Self Control went Silver, Gold or Platinum in several countries and yielded subsequent charting singles, though not of the title track's magnitude, in "The Lucky One", "Ti Amo" and "Satisfaction". [21] It was joined by her follow-up single, "The Lucky One (Like a Wild Bird of Pray)", as it was erroneously subtitled in Europe, which charted in the top 30 for seven weeks. Die Songwriter Riefoli, Bigazzi und Piccolo schrieben das Lied im Jahr 1983, veröffentlicht wurde es von Raffaele Riefoli unter dem Künstlernamen Raf auf seinem 1984 veröffentlichten Debütalbum. In 1999, four new remixes of "Self Control" were commissioned for a South African collection called Back in Control, on Atlantic/Gallo. A keyboard hook in Raf's version was changed to a guitar riff for Branigan's version and a vocal break was paired with a sharper and repeated percussive element. Lesen Sie Rezensionen und informieren Sie sich über beteiligte Personen. Raf – Self Control Lyrics. Biography. Supporta gli autori e le etichette dietro la sua creazione acquistandola qualora ti piacesse. Branigan sought to reclaim her career after years away from the music industry first to take care of her ailing husband and then to mourn his loss. In 2005, the German dance band Royal Gigolos recorded a cover of the song. Branigan's version was the most successful single of 1984 in Switzerland, earning Branigan the number one spot on the year-end charts. Bm. "Self Control" is a song by Italian singer Raf, released in 1984. 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Both versions of the song were popular across Europe during much of the summer of 1984 and were the most successful single of the year in Germany and Switzerland. 3. «Self Control» es una canción del cantante italiano Raffaele Riefoli (más conocido como Raf), que fue lanzada en 1984 como su primer single. Her version first hit no. Entdecke mehr Musik, Konzerte, Videos und Bilder mit dem größten Onlinekatalog auf Last.fm 1 position, where it remained for six weeks, while the Raf version occupied the no. This is Raf's compiliation CD of his english spoken dance singles from the early to mid 80's. Rather than actually invoking more self-control, the singer addresses someone: "you take my self, you take my self-control". Self Control von RAF als LP, mit Tracklist und weiteren Infos His version of "Self Control" peaked at no. Diese Seite wurde zuletzt am 3. 2. Entdecken Sie Self control von RAF bei Amazon Music. 1 hit in Austria, Canada, Sweden[21] and South Africa[22] and was also a smash hit for Branigan in Norway (no. Self Control is the third studio album by American singer Laura Branigan.It was released on April 1, 1984, by Atlantic Records.The album peaked at number 23 on the US Billboard 200 and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Werbefrei streamen oder als CD und MP3 kaufen bei Amazon.de. 11 tracks (49:03). Finally on the week of August 26, "Such a Shame" by Talk Talk moved Branigan out of the number one spot, though she would remain in the top 5 for another three weeks. In 2018, US singer, Kendra Erika recorded her version, where it went to number one on the Billboard, US Dance Club Songs chart. Self Control Black and blue I don’t want to lose you Madeleine London Town Hard Change your mind Why In […] It was released as the lead single from her third studio album of the same name, released the same year. 1. Quellen Chartplatzierungen (Version von Raf): Quellen Chartplatzierungen (Version von Laura Branigan): Template:Infobox Chartplatzierungen/Wartung/NR1-Link, https://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Self_Control&oldid=199585903, „Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike“, 2007: Brothers Incognito feat. Scrobble Songs und lass dir Empfehlungen zu anderen Titeln und Künstlern geben. In Deutschland hielt sich die Version sechs Wochen auf Platz 1, auch in der Schweiz, Österreich, Kanada, Südafrika und Schweden erreichte sie den ersten Platz der Charts. Self Control è la canzone che ha portato Raf al successo Mondiale nel 1983. Self Control ist ein Popsong aus dem Jahr 1984, der von Raf, Giancarlo Bigazzi und Steve Piccolo geschrieben wurde. One of those, the 'Classic Summer Mix', appeared on the European greatest hits album The Very Best of Laura Branigan. 5 on the Adult Contemporary chart. "Self Control" was the only one of the four Italian songs recorded by Branigan that was originally composed in English, and Branigan chose to record the song as written. The Branigan recording was arranged by Giorgio Moroder's protégé Harold Faltermeyer with Robbie Buchanan and produced by Buchanan with Jack White in Germany and Los Angeles. It was written by Giancarlo Bigazzi, Steve Piccolo and Raf. The song was covered the same year by American singer Laura Branigan. 1 of 15. "Change Your Mind" is one of the best songs on the CD in my opinion. Classifica (1984) Miglior posizione Austria: 7 Francia: 40 Germania: 2 Italia: 1 Polonia: 32 Spagna: 6 Svizzera: 1 Altri usi. The song explores “losing your self-control to the night or to someone”.. In the night, no control. 7 in Austria and at no. None of these mixes were done with Branigan's participation. twitter; google; facebook; Self Control Songtext. 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and also went to no. The latter track hit the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales chart following Branigan's sudden death from an aneurysm in August of that year. [3] In Canada, the track hit no. In their tenth week on the charts, Wham! In the day nothing matters. 4 on the Hot 100 and no. In their third week, Raf's version supplanted Branigan's at number 1, but she regained the top spot in the fourth week and the two versions would remain there, Branigan at no. Riefoli lived the few first years of the 1980s in London, England, before starting out his musical career in 1984, landing mostly in the new wave scene with his English language debut album, Raf.His first single, "Self Control", which he co-wrote with Giancarlo Bigazzi and Steve Piccolo, was a huge hit not only in his native Italy but also in Austria (No. “Self Control” is the lead single and title track of Branigan’s third album. Sowohl in der von Raf selbst als auch in der von Laura Branigan interpretierten Version wurde das Lied ein internationaler Top-10-Hit. Branigan performed the song live in her debut on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on April 27, 1984. Written By Raf, Steve Piccolo & Giancarlo Bigazzi. "Self Control" is a song by Italian singer Raf, released in 1984. Branigan's recording was a worldwide multi-format hit. The song explores “losing your self-control to the night or to someone”. Riefoli lived the few first years of the 1980s in London, England, before starting out his musical career in 1984, landing mostly in the new wave scene with his English language debut album, Raf.His first single, "Self Control", which he co-wrote with Giancarlo Bigazzi and Steve Piccolo, was a huge hit not only in his native Italy but also in Austria (No. Auch performt von: Raf; Lied: Self Control 22 Übersetzungen; Übersetzungen: Arabisch, Deutsch, Französisch, Griechisch #1, #2, Italienisch, Kroatisch, Kurdisch (Kurmanji), Lettisch 13 weitere; Anfragen: Hindi Englisch . 3, below "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" by Wham!, while Branigan held at no. Branigan's single, however, had leapt to no. His single debuted in the Swiss Top 30 at no. Both the Raf original and the Branigan version of "Self Control" entered the German Top 20 in May 1984: on June 25, the Branigan single assumed the no. It was written by Giancarlo Bigazzi, Steve Piccolo and Raf. 4fr. Branigan would go on to be nominated for a 1985 American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Video Artist. Höre kostenlos Raf – Self control (Self Control, Black and blue und mehr). F#m. E. 1. American singer Laura Branigan covered "Self Control" in 1984. 1. Raf's version was basically only known in Europe. Beim Musikvideo zu Branigans Version führte William Friedkin Regie.[4]. Self Control ist ein Popsong aus dem Jahr 1984, der von Raf, Giancarlo Bigazzi und Steve Piccolo geschrieben wurde. 1 of 29. His single, "Self Control" was later sung by Laura Branigan (who turned it into a huge dance song in 1984). 61 based on downloads only. It appeared on a maxi CD, along with their cover of the 1984 Rockwell hit "Somebody's Watching Me". 4. Classifiche. La canzone "Self Control" è stata scritta da Raf, Steve Piccolo e Giancarlo Bigazzi. Self Control Black and blue I don’t want to lose you Madeleine London Town Hard Change your mind Why In […] Die Laura-Branigan-Version wurde auf den Alben Self Control (1984), The Best of Laura Branigan (1993), The Essential: Laura Branigan (2002) und The Platinum Collection (2006) veröffentlicht. 1 in Germany on June 15, 1984. Raf's version exceeded the success of Branigan's only in his native Italy. Branigan chose two more Italian songs for her third album: the first one, "Ti Amo" with lyrics by Diane Warren once again based on the original by Tozzi and Bigazzi that had been a 1977 single for Tozzi. 3) and the UK (no. In the UK, a similar release paired the song with her earlier hit, "Gloria". Die B-Seite der Maxi-Single ist Running Away. Branigan's version peaked at no. [4] Aus diesem Grund erschienen 1984 auf Rafs Album Change Your Mind eine Italo-Disco-Version und auf Branigans Album Self Control eine von Jack White produzierte Pop-Version. [19] Branigan's fellow nominees were Tina Turner and Cyndi Lauper, who won the award. Die B-Seite der Single von Raf enthält Part 2 von Self Control, der eine Rap-Passage von Raf und einem ungenannten zweiten Interpreten enthält. Download Pdf. 3. Die Version von Raf war in Italien sehr beliebt, sie blieb dort sieben Wochen auf Platz 1. Branigan's record was in the Swiss top 30 for a total of sixteen weeks, including twelve weeks in the top 5 and eight weeks at no. It was often used as bumper music by late night radio talk show host Art Bell when he hosted Coast to Coast AM in the 1990s. He would release several more tracks in English and re-release his debut 1984 album Raf in 1987 under the title Self Control, featuring two of these tracks. There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. [5][6] Raf released an extended dance mix of the song, like Branigan, but Raf's version featured a rap (performed by two other rap vocalists), relatively rare for a white artist at the time. Branigan's "Self Control" was paired with follow-up single "The Lucky One" for an "oldies series" release in the US. In 2006, Danish dance band Infernal, best known for the club hit "From Paris to Berlin", released a cover of the song on November 6 in the UK. The track was also released in Australia, as a Double A-side with "I Won't Be Crying", though it did not chart there. 2 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart, no. In their 7th week on the charts, Raf fell to no. We have an official Self Control tab made by UG professional guitarists. single moved back to no. The song was covered the same year by American singer Laura Branigan. 3),[23] Australia (no. Raf (* 29. It was also featured in the opening scenes of the Knight Rider episodes "Halloween Knight" and "K.I.T.T vs K.A.R.R." 2fr. A A. Self Control. In Deutschland war Self Control in der Branigan-Version das kommerziell erfolgreichste Lied des Jahres 1984. The song has become one of the defining songs of the 1980s, with a number of remakes recorded each year. The following week, Raf's single had climbed to no. 2.