M & G ‎– When I Let You Down

Sensation Records ‎– SNS 8050
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM


A When I Let You Down 6:02
B Boogie Tonight 6:02

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Ed. Scugnizza

Incorrect duration given on labels (side A: 7:29, side B: 7:10). Actual duration given in tracklist. Copies with generic black cover exist.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: S.I.A.E.
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): SNS 8050 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): SNS 8050 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): MG - A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): MG - B

Other Versions (5 of 7) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SNS 8050 M & G When I Let You Down(12", RE) Sensation Records SNS 8050 Italy 2014 Sell This Version
SSR 299004 M.G. & C. When I Let You Down(12") Spotsound Records SSR 299004 Italy 1999 Sell This Version
SSR 299004 M.G. & C. When I Let You Down(12", S/Sided, W/Lbl) Spotsound Records SSR 299004 Italy 1999 Sell This Version
LAX 106 M & G Boogie Tonight / When I Let You Down(12", Promo, Unofficial) Skylax LAX 106 France 2006 Sell This Version
none M & G When I Let You Down(2xFile, AAC, 256) Antibemusic S.R.L. none Italy 2010


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December 10, 2015

The Fred Ventura remake is okay; Fred Ventura is a great artist but nothing compared to the M & G original!


October 1, 2015
edited about 1 year ago
The Fred Ventura version is nothing compared to this.


March 27, 2015
There is italo-house record using the same riff from this song. Check it out...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhcQb7ft8wo


April 15, 2013
I will tell you what : the remake Fred Ventura did to WHEN I LET YOU DOWN (Delivery rec, side a) is better. check me


January 29, 2013
One of the finest disco bombs, a must have


May 13, 2012

Fantastic maxisingle, two totally different tracks but still both of them are true Italos. "When I let you down" is more melodious music but works in discotheques too, "Boogie tonight" is for the dancefloors but works on your headphones too! Masterpieces!


July 23, 2010
edited over 6 years ago

1986 i was on the discoteque "L'altro Mondo Studio" when i heard it the first time. The bomb goes on... what a beautiful record! I buy it at Discopiu Rimini. Still it's one of my favorite songs. This tunes never die!!! Nice to hear the version of Robert Tomasi and Fred Ventura... but the only 1 is M & G!!!


January 8, 2010
edited over 7 years ago

Every time it's the same sensation, it's incredible how these tunes never die! Every time the stylus goes to the end, it's almost impossible for me to stop listening it before the end! Amazing, powerful, hypnotical. Every now and then when i'm not listening to anything it cames to my brain 'when i let you down' female chorus, impossible to forget it. In b side ingenious use of the keyboards as they create the dancefloor magic illusion.


September 23, 2007

I'm not strong in English, so excuse. This plate - is everything what you need to complete your set of your turntable, etc.
Listen to one side, then overturn, listen to another, then again overturn, and go on. On the world not so a lot of plates which justify itself from both sides, and this even after 10 (and more) listenings remains all same actual and incendiary. And surveying the collection many peoples, for certain encountered an idea: what it would be better in times less, but, generally, consisted from such plates as this!



November 24, 2005
edited over 11 years ago

I'm not a big specialist but to my opinon this is one of the best italo-disco records ever.
This is so compressed and fuelled with hi-nrg that you feel the record is about to explode!
The tune is incredibly moving.
And yes, all the cheesiest elements of italo are present here, (synths sounding like fake horns, overdubbed italian male voice singing in bad english, arpeggiator galore) but they so totally unashamed, naive and together that they achieve a real masterpiece.