Here are the Tuscan artists who will climb on the stage of the Ariston
From Tuesday 5 to Saturday 9 February takes place the 69th edition of the Sanremo festival, conducted for the second year by Claudio Baglioni together with Claudio Bisio and Virginia Raffaele.
Twenty-four singers competing during the five evenings live from the City of Flowers Theater. Among the Italian guests confirmed Andrea Bocelli, Elisa and Giorgia. Among the competitors competing at the festival many Tuscan artists, some emerging, others active on the stage for years now.
After 16 years the Negrita return to play in Sanremo. The band of Arezzo origins will compete with the song The boys are fine, a piece on the youth rebellion. On the occasion of the Festival, the band will publish a The Best which tells a career of almost 25 years.
Born in Carrara in 1995, Irama is one of the youngest competitors in the race in Sanremo. Winner of the latest edition of Amici on the stage of the Ariston proposes the song The girl with the heart of a tin, one of the strongest texts in the race that speaks of sexual abuse in the family.
A singer-songwriter from Livorno, aged 32, will bring the song Nonno Hollywood to the festival, a piece written and based on the loss of an important person. The song is included in the special edition of his latest album "Cinderella and other stories .."
THE ZEN CIRCUS
The irreverent Zen Circus is also coming from Pisa, with 10 albums in its active form the band formed by Andrea Appino, Karim Qqru, Massimiliano "Ufo" Schiavelli and Francesco Pellegrini brings the song Love is a dictatorship to Sanremo.
The folk rock song without refrain is a reflection on various social themes, in particular on the frailties and fears of humanity, with a lot of reference to closed ports.
The 'debut' of the Pisan Francesco Motta is very awaited and will bring on stage the Ariston Dov'è l'Italia. Much rock and far from the sound of Sanremo Motta started playing very young in the band Criminal Jockers. His album La fine dei vent'anni won the Tenco Prize 2016 for best first feature.
Superospite sul palco dell’Ariston sarà Andrea Bocelli, il cantante di originario di Lajatico (Pisa) si esibirà con il figlio Matteo. I due proporranno Fall on me, canzone estratta da Sì, ultimo album.