Don Giovanni (album)

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Don Giovanni
Studio album by Lucio Battisti
Released March 1986
Genre Italian popular music
Synthpop
Length 36:04
Label Numero Uno
Producer Greg Walsh
Lucio Battisti chronology
E già
(1982)
Don Giovanni
(1986)
L'apparenza
(1988)
Alternative cover
CD cover, with a zoom of the LP one
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Ondarock 8/10 stars – recommended[2]
Madre pennuta, track #5

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Don Giovanni is an album by Italian singer-songwriter Lucio Battisti. Taking nearly four years in its making, it was released in March 1986 by the label Numero Uno and later re-released by Sony BMG. In stylistic terms, it features an avant-garde blend of an almost minimalist sound, featuring synthpop inspired electronics, with classic Italian popular music.[1] The title of the album alludes to Mozart's famous work Don Giovanni.

The album[edit]

The album was Italy's 3rd best selling album in 1986.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Pasquale Panella, all music composed by Lucio Battisti.

  1. "Le cose che pensano" (The thinking things) – 4:26
  2. "Fatti un pianto" (Have a good cry) – 4:54
  3. "Il doppio del gioco" (Betting the double) – 4:14
  4. "Madre pennuta" (Feathered mother) – 4:28
  5. "Equivoci amici" (Questionable Friends) – 3:53
  6. "Don Giovanni" – 3:40
  7. "Che vita ha fatto" (What kind of life did he live?) – 4:01
  8. "Il diluvio" (The Flood) – 6:24

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Don Giovanni". Allmusic. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  2. ^ (Italian) Francesco Buffoli. "Lucio Battisti. Un'emozione italiana". Ondarock. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  3. ^ (Italian) "Classifica degli album più venduti del 1986". www.hitparadeitalia.it. Retrieved 2009-08-18. 

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