Laura Bono

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Laura Bono
Laura Bono 2011.jpg
Born (1979-01-14) 14 January 1979 (age 35)
Varese, Italy
Occupation singer-songwriter

Laura Bono (born 14 January 1979) is an Italian pop-rock singer-songwriter.

Background[edit]

Born in Varese as Laura Bonometti, at very young age Bono started composing songs, making live performances in clubs and entering musical competitions for newcomers.[1][2] The success came in 2005, when Bono won the "new artists" section of the Sanremo Music Festival with the song "Non credo nei miracoli".[1][2] Outside of Italy, her first album had a significant success in Finland, where it entered the top ten;[1][3] in Finland Bono also recorded a duet with Tomi Metsäketo, "", and she participated at the opening ceremony of the World Athletics Championships which were held in Helsinki in August 2005.[2]

In 2006 Bono recorded the Spanish version of her debut album and was finalist in the musical show Music Farm.[2] In 2010 her song "Tra noi l'immensità", first single of her third album La mia discreta compagnia, was chosen as the theme song of a Telecom commercial.[4] In 2013, after a three-year hiatus, she released the single "Fortissimo", a cover version of a Rita Pavone hit.[5]

Discography[edit]

Album
  • 2005 - Laura Bono
  • 2008 - S'intitola così
  • 2010 - La mia discreta compagnia

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Eddy Anselmi. Festival di Sanremo: almanacco illustrato della canzone italiana. Panini Comics, 2009. ISBN 8863462291. 
  2. ^ a b c d "LAURA BONO: La biografia". MTV. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Laura Bono - Laura Bono (Album)". Finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  4. ^ Valentina Gambino (11 March 2010). "Laura Bono ci spiega come è nata la canzone per il nuovo spot “Telecom”". NewNotizie. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  5. ^ Andrea Conti (15 November 2013). "Laura Bono: "Il mio amore per Rita Pavone"". TGCOM. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 

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