Italy is known for a lot of things. This country has some great food, friendly people, and being passionate people. This passion translates into their music. There are some great songs and song writers to come from Italy. Many people do not know these songs because they do not speak the language. These songs like the Italian people are full of passion and will capture the attention of any listener. A person does not have to understand the language to appreciate the beauty of these songs. These are the top 10 best Italian songs of all time.
List of Top 10 Best Italian Songs of All Time until in 2017
10. Nabucco Choir
This song was written and sung by Giuseppe Verdi. It dates all the way back to 1836. Many people liked the song so much that they wanted to change the Italian national anthem to this song. The song has was written to increase Italian nationalism and help Italian people realize they do not have to be slaves to the rest of the European countries. This is a very popular song. While it has a serious meaning it also has a nice melody. This song is popular and is an inspiration piece and is still loved by many Italians today.
This song is by Battisti. This song was written in 1977 at one of the first public music events in Italy. This song takes the Italian voice of Battisti and mixes it with music that has a South African flavor to it. The lyrics have a touch of a jazz sound to it as well. This is a great song and a person can listen to it over and over again without getting tired of hearing it.
8. Pensieri e Parole
This song is by one of the best songwriters in Italian music. The songwriter and the performer is Lucio Battisti. He has influenced a number of artists and experimented with many different types of music and sounds. He has mixed different musical types together to make a really great sound. There are some songs that do stand out. This song dates back to 1971. This song has a very nice melody and is one of the best songs in the Italian language. If a person has not heard this song they should listen to it and appreciate the sounds. It does not matter if they speak the language, they will enjoy this song.
This song is sung by Raffaella Carra. This song was first played in 1974 and is a prime example of an Italian disco song. The song deals with a woman building up the strength and the courage to leave her man but then hears a noise or it Italian a rumore in her home. She remembers that they were once in love and a happier time. This song has an up tempo beat despite the serious lyrics. This song has sold more than 10 million copies all over the world. This is the third highest selling song in Italian music history.
6. Lo che non vivo piu di un ora Senza Te
This song is sung and written by Pino Donaggio. This song translated to You Don’t have to Say You Love Me. Many considered this to be not only one of the great Italian songs ever but one of the greatest love songs ever. This song was first sung back in 1965. This song is one of the most translated songs into English but many say that it loses its original meaning. It sounds better in its original language. While the meaning of this song may change slightly it is still a nice song. The song does sound better in Italian.
5. Senza Una Donna
This song is sung by Zucchero also known by the given name Adelmo Fornaciari. This Italian rocker has enjoyed international fame and has worked with some of the best artists in world including Eric Clapton, and Miles Davis. This song was released in 1987 and since then has become a big hit. This single became a popular song all over the world. There is a great beat and the song is emotional. This is one of the best Italian rock songs in the world. This is one amongst the Top 10 Best Italian Songs of All Time until 2017.
4. Peredere l’amore
This song was sung by Massimo Ranieri in 1988. This music is poetic and is a beautiful song. This song has won a number of awards and has been a big hit any many different music festivals. This song is very popular and a person can follow along with translations when the song is performed. This song can be done as a solo and is some remakes it has been sung as a duet. This is a very beautiful song.
3. Quando Quando Quando
This song is performed by Tony Renis. This was a popular Italian song in the 1960’s. The song won a number of awards including a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award. This is a very memorable song and has been translated into a number of different languages including English, German, and even Vietnamese. This is a beautiful Italian song and is well performed.
2. Tu Vuo Fa L Americano
This song is performed by Ranato Carosone. This song was one of the most famous songs in Italy and is considered to be the Italian song that summarizes the American Dream. These songs talks about a person finding happiness and living their dream. This was also the song that many people sang when they were immigrated to the United States. It is estimated that between the years 1980 and 1925 that over 4 million Italians left Italy to peruse their happiness and look for opportunity in the United States.
1. Al Di La
This song was performed by Emilio Pericoli. This is a great song and was very popular in a number of place and was a hit at film festivals all over the world. This live performance of this song was breath talking and people finally realized the beauty in this song.
These are some of the best Italian songs of all time until 2017. These songs are beautifully sung and are very pretty. Italian is the language of love and even if a person does not understand the songs they can listen and see the beauty in them.