Paris-Latino

"Paris Latino"
B-side "El bandido caballero"
Remix
Released 1983
Format 7" single, 12" maxi
Genre Pop
Length 3:55
Label Virgin Music
Writer(s) Carlos Perez
José Perez
Producer Alexis, DEP, Perez

"Paris Latino" is a 1983 song recorded by Bandolero, achieving success in Europe. In 2002, the song was successfully covered by Star Academy 2.

Original version

Track listings

7" single
  1. "Paris Latino" — 3:55
  2. "El bandido caballero" — 3:50
12" maxi
  1. "Paris Latino" (U.S. version) — 6:32
  2. "Paris Latino" (instrumental) — 5:23
  3. "Paris Latino" (original version) — 5:07
  4. "Paris Latino" (English version - mix radio) — 6:10
12" maxi
  1. "Paris Latino" (extended version) — 5:10
  2. ""Tango Tango" — 5:20
  3. "El bandido caballero" — 4:15

Charts

Chart (1983) Peak
position[1]
Dutch Singles Chart 12
Swiss Singles Chart 2
Belgian Singles Chart 19

Star Academy 2 version

"Paris Latino"
B-side "Video Killed the Radio Star"
Released December 2002
Format CD single
Genre Pop
Length 3:31
Label Mercury, Universal Music
Writer(s) Carlos Perez
José Perez
Producer Christian Lachenal
Star Academy 2 singles chronology

"Musique"
(2002)
"Paris-Latino"
(2002)

In late 2002, the song was covered by Star Academy 2, on the album Fait sa boum which is composed of cover versions of 1980s hit. The song, performed during Star Academy's concert tour, is also available on the album Live.[2] It achieved success, topping the singles charts in France and Belgium (Wallonia).

Track listings

CD single
  1. "Paris-Latino" — 3:31
  2. "Video Killed the Radio Star" — 3:23

Certifications

Country Certification Date Sales certified
Belgium[3] Platinum March 15, 2003 40,000

Charts

Chart (2002-2003) Peak
position
Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart[1] 1
French SNEP Singles Chart[1] 1
Swiss Singles Chart[1] 7
End of year chart (2002) Position
French Singles Chart[4] 18
End of year chart (2003) Position
Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart[5] 24
French Singles Chart[6] 13
Swiss Singles Chart[7] 55
Preceded by
"Marie" by Johnny Hallyday
French SNEP number-one single
December 28, 2002 - January 25, 2003 (5 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Le Frunkp" by Alphonse Brown
Preceded by
"The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)" by Las Ketchup
Belgian (Wallonia) number-one single
January 4, 2003 - January 18, 2003 (3 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Lose Yourself" by Eminem

References

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