Italians are known as lovers of the "bel canto", but do they also have international pop music stars? Well, there are singers of Italian origins that are really famous in the USA, the UK and all over the world and today I'd like to introduce you some of the best known.
He was born on the 10th of October, 1983 in London. His father is native of Genoa, so Jack is Anglo-Italian. He is very famous in acustic music and some music experts consider him the new Bob Dylan.
The London's Daily Telegraph says that the singer plays the guitar like he had a 'primitive magic on it'. When he was a teenager he used to write poetry. When he was 16 his mother bought him a guitar and he started to join music and words. He has become very popular in the UK. These are his albums:
- Between The Minds (2007)
- Harder Than Easy (2009)
- Before the Storm (2012)
- Written In Scars (2015)
I think he has got a fantastic and powerful voice. You must listen to one one his songs!
This is one of my favourite ---> Written in Scars
Laura Pergolizzi (Huntington, 18th March, 1981) is an American singer and song-writer of Italian descent. She is known as LP.
Her albums are:Lost on you and Other People .
He was born on the 9th of January, 1987 in Scotland. He is a singer and song-writer. His father is Tuscan, while his mother is British. They have a fish and chips shop. He fell in love with music thanks to his father. He has published three studio albums:
Alessia Caracciolo, known as Alessia Cara (Brampton, July 11, 1996), is a Canadian singer of Italian origins.
She has played the guitar since she was 10 years old and she started to sing when she was very young. When she was 13, she started to publish covers on youtube, to overcome her shyness.
In 2015 she was hired by the Def Jam Recordings and she begins with the song “Here” in the same year. Her first album was published on the 13th of November, 2015 and the title is“Know it all”.
Her latest song How far I'll go is the soundtrack of “Moana”, a new Disney movie.
Who is your favourite among these singers? Did you know them before? Do you know other singers of Italian origins? I am looking forward to your comments!