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The Matia Bazar were born from the union of Carlo Marrale (guitar and vocals), Piero Cassano (keyboards and vocals) and Aldo Stellita (bass and vocals), all former members of Jet, with Antonella Ruggiero (vocals). The stage name of the singer was "Matia", that is, "Matta" in Genoa; hence the name of the group.

After the etching of the first 45 will enter the group Giancarlo Golzi (drums and backing vocals), leaving the Rosenbach Museum

Debuted in 1975 with the single Tonight ... that night! (With Paolo Siani, session man Ariston Records, on drums), participating in the event a disc for the summer, not qualify for the final evenings of Saint-Vincent. Following publish single for an hour of love with which they get a good success, which is repeated the following year with the song What harm ago and the first album Matia Bazar 1.

In 1976 is the single White Horse, inspired by the progressive rock genre, to achieve great success. The following year, the group debuted in the Sanremo Festival with the song Why, that although ignored the festival, has a great success among young people; which is followed by the second album Grand Bazaar which instead receives an extraordinary success.

Also in 1977 he published the collection 'Gold Matia Bazar, containing the unpublished Only you, you reach the peak of the 45s bestseller list with about a million copies. The single was also recorded in Spanish and receiving a great consensus on the Latin market. Using the song, Matia Bazar realize a television advertisement for Tanara known brand of ice cream. In 1978 the group participates for the second consecutive time at the Sanremo Festival with ... And say hello winning the event. A few months later, he released the album Simplicity.

1979 sees the participation in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song Raggio di Luna, engraved then in Spanish with the title Rayo de Luna and English as Moonshine. During the autumn it is released the single There's a whole world around, which anticipates the Tour album. In 1980 the band released the album Time of the sun with the single Italian Symphony is presented in the summer Festivalbar, where he obtained a great success.

In March 1981, Piero Cassano leaves the band and is replaced by Mauro Sabbione, which, thanks to its keyboards and compositions, will characterize the electronic term of the group. In the same year released the single Fantasia, and previews, and album launch in Berlin, Paris, London. August 21, 1982, the band recorded a live concert in Misano Adriatico, broadcast by Channel 5, which presents Fantasia and I want you now, duets with Loredana Berte (... And knocked moon There's a whole world around) and Miguel Bosť (participating in Only you).
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Brivido Caldo - Matia Bazar
Brivido Caldo - Matia Bazar



Brivido Caldo in April is the thirtieth single Matia Bazar, published by the record label Columbia in 2000, which anticipates the album Body Heat (2000)

It ranks eighth in the category 'Champion' at the Sanremo Festival in 2000.

With this song the new formation receives the prize for "Best Band" in the summer of that year the competition Vote voice, then also the Telegatto as "best Italian group of the year."
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Ti Sento - Matia Bazar
Ti Sento - Matia Bazar



Ti Sento is a piece of music of Matia Bazar, published by Ariston in 1985, from the album Melancholia.

Great international success, with versions in Spanish and English, entitled, respectively Te siento and I Feel You.

In the second half of 1986 he reached the top spot on the charts in Belgium, the second in the Dutch and the eleventh in Germany [1].

It is still recognized as one of the most popular hits of the eighties. [Citation needed]
In this passage, the extraordinary voice of Antonella Ruggiero reaches its climax in the 10 seconds after the last acute "Do you love me or not?" and before the final stanza. [citation needed] Chris Lowe, the Pet Shop Boys keyboardist, he has included the song on the CD of his favorite pieces for the collection of the Back to Mine series and dedicated to the British group called Back to Mine: Pet Shop Boys (2005). This collection also contains a second CD with the songs chosen by the lead singer of the duo Neil Tennant.
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Vacanze Romane - Matia Bazar
Vacanze Romane - Matia Bazar



Vacanze Romane is a song of Matia Bazar written by Giancarlo Golzi and Carlo Marrale, published in February 1983 in the 45s Roman Holiday / Palestine and be displayed in Tango. Interpreted by the voice of Antonella Ruggiero accompanied by synth pop style arrangements of keyboardist Mauro Sabbione, it is one of the notes of Matia Bazar songs.

The song was presented at the Festival di Sanremo 1983, ranking in fourth place, he won the Critics' Prize .
The song recalls with nostalgia the times past of Rome (Rome, where are you?), Without reference to a particular period. In fact, the title refers to the eponymous film starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn, shot in Rome in the fifties. Then in the text they are cited two of the first decades of the last century operettas: The land of the bells and The Merry Widow. You also mentioned the sweet life of Federico Fellini, the film had become a life style concept of the '60s.
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Messaggio d'amore - Matia Bazar
Messaggio d'amore - Matia Bazar



Message of love is the thirty-third single of the Matia Bazar, published in 2002 on CD by the band Bazar Music owned by the group, which anticipates the live album Live Messages which is one of the two songs recorded in the studio.

The 2002 Sanremo Festival wins; it's the second victory for the band, after the one in 1978 with ... and saying goodbye. The two successes were obtained by the group with different formations, but always with Piero Cassano and Giancarlo Golzi present, especially thanks to the female soloist voice: in 2002 Silvia Mezzanotte, in 1978 Antonella Ruggiero.

Curiously, the victory was achieved at the third consecutive participation in the kermesse (2000, 2001) with the same training.

He reached the 16th position in the weekly sales ranking of the single Italians in 2002, with only one week of stay.

Although winning the Festival, the song did not get a great commercial success, however it is a popular beguine, popular especially in the circuit of dance orchestras.
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...e dirsi ciao - Matia Bazar
...e dirsi ciao - Matia Bazar



... and say hello / What a strange day is the seventh 45 laps of the Matia Bazar, published by Ariston (catalog AR 00823) in 1978.

Never included in an official album, even in Simplicity published the same year, but only in some collections and often with the title without the initial dots.

In the song, written and composed by the whole group, Cassano is the solo voice and Matia performs the vocalizations of the refrain without words [6].

Track with which the group, at the second participation, wins the Sanremo Festival 1978 [7]. In the comparison of the final phase among the first classified of three categories, the "Complexes" (Matia Bazar with 34 votes out of 45) surpass both the "Soloists" (30 votes for Anna Oxa with an Emotion for a while) and the "Singer-songwriters" (17 votes for Rino Gaetano with Gianna).
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