Sabrina - Boys 12" Maxi-Single

( Italo Disco )

This is the 12" Maxi release of Sabrina's international top 5 breakthrough, the smash hit single "Boys (Summertime Love)", which has sold more than 1.5 million copies to date worldwide, This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.


Large Hires Photo of Sabrina

"Sabrina - Boys" Album Description:

Sabrina Salerno, commonly known as Sabrina, is an Italian singer, actress, model, and television host born 1968, in Genoa, Italy. She gained international fame with her catchy and energetic single "Boys (Summertime Love)," which was released in 1987 as a 12" Maxi-Single in the Italo Disco genre.

During the late 1980s and early 1990s, Sabrina became a prominent figure in the European music scene. Her breakthrough hit, "Boys," not only showcased her vocal talents but also catapulted her into the global spotlight. The song's infectious melody and upbeat rhythm contributed to its widespread success, earning Sabrina a place among the prominent Italo Disco artists of that era.

"Boys (Summertime Love)" reached the top 5 on international charts and achieved commercial success by selling over 1.5 million copies worldwide. The song's popularity was fueled by its catchy chorus, memorable lyrics, and the vibrant personality Sabrina brought to her performances.

Sabrina's contribution to the Italo Disco genre and the music industry at large is significant within the context of the late 1980s. Italo Disco, characterized by its electronic and synth-pop sound, was a prominent musical movement during that time. Sabrina's music not only adhered to the genre's distinct style but also added a fresh and captivating touch, making her a standout artist.

The 12" Maxi-Single format of "Boys (Summertime Love)" was a common release strategy during the 1980s, particularly in the disco and dance music scenes. This extended version allowed for longer dance-friendly tracks, providing listeners with an immersive and extended musical experience. The release format contributed to the overall appeal of Sabrina's music, especially in dance clubs and among fans of the Italo Disco genre.

Beyond her music career, Sabrina Salerno also delved into acting, modeling, and television hosting, showcasing her versatility as an entertainer. Her multi-faceted talents and iconic status within the Italo Disco scene contribute to the cultural landscape of the late 1980s and early 1990s in Europe.

Music Genre:

Italo Disco Dance

Record Label Information:

CHIC 6.20784

Media Format:

12" Vinyl Stereo Maxi-Single   Gramophone Record
Album weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1987 Made in Germany