Simone Cristicchi

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Simone Christicchi
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Background information
Born (1977-02-05) February 5, 1977 (age 37)
Rome, Italy
Genres Ska
R&B
Pop rap
Rock
Occupations Singer

Simone Christicchi (born 5 February 1977 in Rome) is an Italian singer and composer.

Biography[edit]

In March 2007, Simone won the 57th edition of the Sanremo music festival. His song "Ti regalerò una rosa"[1] won due to extremely high marks received from the festival staff (96/100) and popular vote. The lyrics to the song are taken from papers he found that were written by a man who was in a mental hospital for most of his life. It is a sad tale of the man's struggle with being away from the woman he loves and being exiled for being mentally ill. The song has so far reached number 3 on the official Italian charts and number 1 one the official downloads chart going to became Christicchi's most successful song to date in the country.

Albums[edit]

  • Fabbricante di canzoni (Italian, BMG 2006)#11 Italy Official Albums Chart
  • Dall'altra parte del cancello (Italian, BMG 2007)
  • Grand Hotel Christicchi (2010)

Singles[edit]

Song Chart Peak position
Vorrei Cantare Come Biagio Italy 25
Studentessa universitaria Italy 27
Prete Italy Did not chart
Ti regalerò una rosa Italy 3
Italy Downloads 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Ti regalerò una rosa" — Song Lyrics Translated to English". italylogue.com. 19 March 2007. Retrieved 2010-01-28. 

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