One: reducing the Italian music scene to only 7 songs could almost be considered an offense to many artists that have made entire generations dream with their voices… but I preferred to avoid a list of endless songs and artists and focus on 7 in particular: my favorites! Two: for copyright issues I will not be able to link the 7 songs I will talk about in this video, but I assure you that you can easily find them on YouTube by searching for their titles: actually, I listen to them every day using the same method! I also advise you to listen to them with the text next to you: it will help you a lot to understand the deep meaning behind these masterpieces! The first Italian song I would like to mention among the 7 most beautiful is by Adriano Celentano, one of the most famous Italian singers of all time, author of dozens and dozens of wonderful songs.
1 – Ti amo d’Umberto Tozzi, a hit all around the world
Of all the world's music, there is some that moves us, touches us and upsets us more than others. Between violin, tenor, funk and Italian language , Italian songs are is often part of them. Because of its diversity, but also because of its hits, which make everyone want to get as close to music as possible. Italian music is the most beautiful incarnation of this art, with hits that have toured the world and are sung at the top of voices whenever the opportunity arises. If you live on another world, you probably don't know this song, or rather this hit, known all over this world. Released in , Ti Amo is a hymn that all generations have taken up over the years. Umberto Tozzi gives us a masterful interpretation of a typically Italian song whose lyrics are an ode to love. Indeed, while Ti Amo literally means "I love you", there is no doubt about the lyrical nature of these words and music, which makes everyone's heart beat faster. It is the title Ti Amo just those words, not the song itself , which is now used from time to time in the cinema. Find Italian lessons online here.
When talking about Italian songs and in particular about Italian love songs, I guess foreign people tend to identify tunes belonging to a genre that nowadays Italian people do not actually listen to. Il Volo started to be acclaimed in Italy the moment TV and newspapers reported about their success in America and their collaborations with Barbra Streisand and Placido Domingo. I would love to say that nowadays common Italians still have such a fine music taste, but, sadly, our record labels are not prone to promote certain kinds of musicians anymore and the younger generations are way too engrossed into foreign pop music and the unconvincing Italian rap scene to even consider this kind of heritage. Today I will list five eternal songs focused on the theme of love and I will debunk another belief: not every Italian love song is about passionate, romantic and mushy stuff. There are so many aspects of love worthy to be shared in a song! Piccolo Grande Amore [Spotify link]. La Costruzione di un Amore had a peculiar story, since its popularity grew over time, almost like its lyrics suggest: love is something that takes time and work and that makes you sweat.
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