On this page ..... about pop rock Music in the 90's - 2000's in ITALY


THE 90s

The 90s is the decade where pop- rock music and especially dance music are best represented by popular singers like Pausini ,Bocelli, Eros Ramazzotti who conquest foreign markets like Spain, Germany, as well Latin American countries, USA. In the 90s new talented artists , some of them are also songwriters that sing both in English and Spanish, try to get into the international music market and soon become very famous in Europe and overseas. The most popular bands are Litfiba, Matia Bazar, Pooh while for rock music Gianna Nannini and Loredana Bertè are the most popular. Among the songwriters we can number Alice, Irene Grandi, Giorgia, Marina Rei, Fiorella Mannoia Renato Zero Francesco Baccini, Elio e le Storie Tese. Some famous Sanremo Festival singers like Al Bano, Toto Cutugno, Ricchi e Poveri , Pupo gain fame in Russia where festivals like Sanremo are held.


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EROS RAMAZZOTTI


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Eros Ramazzotti is one of the most popular and successful Italian singer at home and abroad thanks to his charisma , unmistakable nasal tone and extraordinary vocal. He is the protagonist of international discography since 1984 with over 60 million copies sold through dance and pop albums with Latin rhythms, Eros Ramazzotti sung not only in Italian but also in Spanish and English. He has released 11 studio albums including one EP four international compilation albums, three live albums as well as 37 singles, all of which have charted noticeably high in many European countries as well as in South and Central America, USA, Australia, Asia. Ramazotti has done duets with several prestigious artists such as CHER , TINA TURNER , ANDREA BOCELLI, PATSY KENSIT, ANASTASIA, JOE COCKER, LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, LAURA PAUSINI, RICKY MARTIN,SANTANA, FUGEES. Best singles: in 1983 wins Sanremo New Proposals category with “ Terra Promessa”, in 1984 wins the big category with the song “ Una storia importante”. In 1987 the song “In certi momenti” . After the release of the album “Musica é” in 1990 the album release “In ogni senso” published in 15 country. The album became soon an incredible hit. In 1995 “Più bella cosa” dedicated to his wife Michelle Hunziker.
ALBUMS: CUORI AGITATI, NUOVI EROI, IN CERTI MOMENTI, MUSICA È, IN OGNI SENSO, EROS IN CONCERT, TUTTE STORIE,DOVE C'E' MUSICA, STILE LIBERO, CALMA APPARENTE, ALI E RADICI, EROS LIVE WORLD TOUR 2009/2010, NOI.









THE'00
A new music genre has rapidly developed from the USA and spread to the other countries : rap . Rappers express the good things and bad things of society, their feelings that are shared by the audience, especially a young one, that have the possibility to download from internet music, videos and meet in forum social networks. Many artist become famous also through the web, musicians start collaborations with other artist at home and overseas. There are talent shows that discover new talents and that soon have contracts with famous record labels. Famous singers like Naomi, Marco Carta, Giusi Ferrero, Marco Mengoni, Emma, Alessandra Amoroso come from talent shows like X- Factor, The Voice, Amici who partecipated to the Sanremo Festival and some won it. Famous italian singers are Caparezza, Raphael Gualazzi, Francesco Renga, Elisa, Cesare Cremonini, Gigi D'alessio, Negramaro, Zero Assoluto, I Modà, Subsonica.


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Subsonica , an Italian rock band , was formed in 1996 in Turin. Their debut album was SUBSONICA released in the spring of 1997. The band gained real success in 2000 by playing the Sanremo Music Festival. The first two singles from the album Microchip emozionale, "Tutti i miei sbagli" ("All my mistakes") and "Discolabirinto" ("Discolabyrinth") were hits. Raised in the alternative reality in Turin, the one of social centers, Subsonica soon became one of the most popular and appreciated bands with contamination from hip-hop, rock , dance, and trip-hop. The band is a strong branch in the area thanks to a series of projects undertaken by the leader , Max Casacci, who since the beginning are in search of their social political dimension.
In their career, they have produced 6 studio albums and sold nearly around 400,000 CDs.. Their latest studio album, Eden was released in 2011

Current members:
  • Samuel Umberto Romano - Lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Massimiliano "C. Max" Casacci - Guitars, backing vocals
  • Davide "Boosta" Dileo Keyboards, piano, programming, backing vocals
  • Enrico "Ninja" Matta - Drums, percussions, programming
  • Luca "Bass Vicio" Vicini - Bass, guitar
  • Raised in reality "alternative" in Turin, one of the social centers and
Albums: SUBSONICA, AMOREMATICO, CONTROLLO DEL LIVELLO DI ROMBO, TERRESTRE, L'ECLISSI, EDEN.


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