Jij bent zo

Jij bent zo

Infobox Single
Name = Jij bent zo
Artist = Jeroen van der Boom
from Album = Ik ben zo
B-kant =
Released = 22 June 2007
Format = Single
Genre = Pop rock
Length = 3:34
Label = Red Bullet
Writer = Tony Neef
Chart position =

  • #1 (Netherlands)

Last single = She's a lady
This single = Jij bent zo
Next single =
"Jij bent zo" is a single by Dutch singer Jeroen van der Boom, released in 2007. It is a Dutch-language cover of the song "Silencio" by Spanish singer David Bisbal.

Both songs are identical, but their lyrics are vastly different. "Silencio" tells the story of someone who feels hurt because his lover left him, and "Jij bent zo" ("That's the way you are") is about someone who overcame his differences with his lover and respects her the way she is. In both versions, every line in the chorus ends with an O.

In August 2007, the song climbed to the top of the Dutch music charts. "Jij bent zo" is Van der Boom's debut in the Dutch Top 40, and at the same time his first number one hit.

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