Silvio Berlusconi Is Delaying the Release of His New Love-Song Collection

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Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi waves as he leaves Milan's justice court on September 19, 2011. Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was in court in Milan on Monday for a hearing into claims he paid to his former British lawyer David Mills 416,000 euros ($600,000) for false testimony about his business dealings. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE (Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)
Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi waves as he leaves Milan's justice court on September 19, 2011. Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was in court in Milan on Monday for a hearing into claims he paid to his former British lawyer David Mills 416,000 euros ($600,000) for false testimony about his business dealings. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE (Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: GIUSEPPE CACACE/2011 AFP

Silvio Berlusconi is very protective of his statesmanlike reputation, and he's unfortunately got to deal with a bit of a financial crisis before he can get about the business of promoting the album, full of Berlusconi-penned lines like "Listen to these songs, they are for you, listen to them when you have a thirst for caresses, sing them when you are hungry for tenderness." [Guardian UK]