The song “Distratto” is a pop ballad with rock and soul influences recorded by Francesca Michielin, the winner of the fifth series of the Italian talent-show X Factor. Michielin performed it for the first time during the semi-final of the show, on 29 December 2011. On 5 January 2012, after performing the song for a second time, Michielin was announced the winner, beating runner-up band I Moderni. The song was released on January 6, 2012 as a digital download EP, On 12 January 2012, the single debuted at number one on the Italian Singles Chart. “Distratto” was certified platinum by the Federation of the Italian Music Industry, for domestic downloads exceeding 30,000 units on January 31, 2012. The music video for the song was directed by Stefano Sollima and it features a cameo appearance by Italian actor Luca Argentero. The clip was filmed in January 2012 at the Roma Tiburtina railway station.