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Global music phenomenon Måneskin will perform in Riga!
The winners of Eurovision and the global music phenomenon the Italian band Måneskin will perform at Arena Riga in framework of their “Loud Kids On Tour”.
Måneskin became the first Italian rock band to reach the top 10 on the UK Singles Chart, with their 2 songs and only the second band in the history of Eurovision to feature the the Billboard Global 200 Excl. U.S. chart. With millions of streams and views and views on such platforms as Spotify, iTunes, YouTube, Deezer, etc., 28 platinum and 6 gold certificates in native Italy alone, many sold-out concerts that could not be affected even by the Covid-19 pandemic.
A band that, after a break of so many years, proved that, in the context of Eurovision, we can once again speak not only of a temporary glimmer, but of a global march of fame. Moreover, such a recognition has not achieved by a classic pop, but a rock band. And now they will perform in Riga!
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Måneskin was officially founded in 2016, although some members of the group were already known during high school. Vocalist Damiano, bassist Victoria, guitarist Thomas and drummer Ethan met and chose the name Måneskin or “moonlight” in Danish at the suggestion of Victoria, who is of half Danish origin.
Their sound is characterized by a combination of the music influences: a mix of rock ’n’ roll, rap/hip hop, reggae, funky and pop, all held together by lead vocalist Damiano’s soulful voice.
They started their musical career as buskers by playing in the streets of Rome, until in 2017 they entered the 11th season of the Italian version of the talent show “X Factor”. As a result, the 2nd place and the first serious concert tour, in which, despite still a young age and little experience, presented themselves very convincingly. Chosen, their debut single that was released during the show, boasted several million streams and views and was certified double platinum. The same title debut EP, released in December 2017 was certified platinum just two months after.
All the dates of their their first 21-date spring tour (February/April 2018) sold out in a few hours.
A little before then, in March 2018 the single Morirò da Re (three-times platinum) was released, followed by Torna a Casa (five-times platinum). These tracks paved the way for the new LP album “Il Ballo Della Vita” entirely written by Måneskin, which was released on October 26, 2018. The record made its debut at #1 on the FIMI/Gfk chart with four singles earning a spot on the Top Ten and, less than two hours after its release, it peaked to #1 on iTunes, cracking, just a day after its release, theSpotify TOP 50 with all its songs and hitting 1 million streams in less than 24h. Something unheard of for an Italian band!
Winged by the success of the album, in 2019 Måneskin goes on the Il Ballo Della Vita European concert tour, which, in addition to his native Italy, includes cities in Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany and even United Kigdom. In total, the band gave more than 70 sold-out concerts in 2019.
From late 2019 until spring 2020, the band lived in London where they worked on their music style and new material. As a result, in mid-March 2021 the second LP titled “Teatro d’ira: Vol. I ” was released and it again reaches the status of platinum.
While that, in early March, with the now well-known hit Zitti e Buoni Måneskin win the Sanremo Music Festival, but in May triumphs at the Eurovision Song Contest.
After such success Måneskin are announcing 16-dates “Loud Kids On Tour ’22”, where miraculously was found also a space for Riga.
Zitti e Buoni https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QN1odfjtMoo
I Wanna Be Your Slave https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOb9Xaug35M
Torna a Casa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZjnfWx0cvw
Morirò da Re https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iywXK9Dj2o4