Giuliano Sangiorgi

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Giuliano Sangiorgi in concert

Giuliano Sangiorgi (born 24 January 1979 in Nardò, Lecce, Italy) is one of the leading and most eclectic young Italian artist, who has gained increasing fame both as singer, songwriter, composer and together with his rock band Negramaro www.negramaro.com.

Giuliano collaborates with the most important Italian artists and with many film directors.

Moreover he has recently made his literary debut with an acclaimed thriller novel, “Lo Spacciatore di Carne” (2013).

He formed Negramaro’s band in 1999: six musicians from Lecce who have become a breakthrough act in the Italian pop-rock music scene.

Here below some more details about Negramaro’s career:

  • The first album “000577” (2003) featured Corrado Rustici (Eric Clapton, Sinead O’Connor, Andrea Bocelli, Zucchero, Elisa) as Artistic Producer
  • Giuliano Sangiorgi composed “Le parole che non ti ho detto” recorded by Andrea Bocelli in his album “Andrea”
  • “Mentre tutto scorre” the first single from their second homonym album (2005), was used as end titles for “La Febbre”, Alessandro D’Alatri’s movie, for which Sangiorgi wrote 7 more songs
  • In 2005 the band shared the stage with Oasis at Heineken Jammin' Festival and joined LIVE 8 in Rome.
  • Negramaro won Best Italian Act at Europe Music Awards 2005, in Lisbona
  • "Mentre Tutto Scorre" reached multiplatinum status.
  • Their third album “La finestra” (2007) was recorded at the Plant Studios in San Francisco and the “special edition” of the album, hosted a very special guest appearance: Dolores O’Riordan on “Senza fiato”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzkxE_JAHBA&feature=related
  • Negramaro performed on 31 May 2008 at football stadium San Siro, as the first Italian band ever.
  • “Negramaro San Siro live” (2008) was the 1st live Negramaro’s career CD+DVD with 8 live versions of their most famous songs, 5 unpublished songs, the amazing San Siro’s concert, and several extra contents
  • In 2010 the band wrote the soundtrack of Michele Placido’s movie “Vallanzasca – Gli Angeli del Male”, presented at the 67th Mostra del Cinema di Venezia. In the same year they released CASA69, produced by David Bottrill (Placebo and many other), in Toronto.
  • The band exceed over 1 million records sold only in ItalyNegramaro filled the stadiums again throughout the last June–July in Milan and Rome to follow up the #1 position on the Italian Chart after six months from the release of their Best Of “Una Storia Semplice”.
  • They also played in some European Festivals in Europe: “Impact Festival”, “Tonhalle”, “Dortmunder Music Week” and London’s “Hard Rock Calling”.

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
ITA EUR
2007 "Senza Fiato" (with Dolores O'Riordan)
2008 "Safari" (feat. Jovanotti)
16
98
2009 "Domani"(with. Various Artist)
1
41
"Ti Vorrei Sollevare" (with Elisa)
1
23

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