This song is an ode to the region of Basilicata, also known as Lucania, in the southernmost part of Italy. Some of the lyrics go by very very quickly, which is why it's classified as advanced. Still, the refrain is slower and clearer, so why not give it a whirl, even if you're a beginner!
Måneskin is a band with four musicians who began playing together as students at the J.F. Kennedy High School in Rome. Their participation on X Factor brought about their phenomenal success. The band's name Måneskin means moonshine in Danish, and was a word that Victoria de Angelis, the bassist, knew from her Danish ancestry.
Italy Ligurian Song
Lorenzo Jovanotti, famous Italian singer-songwriter, celebrates the 150th anniversary of Italy’s Unification, on March 17th, 2011. He delivers best wishes to all Italians, and sings Fratelli d’Italia [Brothers of Italy], the Italian national anthem, otherwise known as the Inno di Mameli [Hymn of Mameli].