Top 10 Italian summer songs

July 08th 2010 by Giulia

The best Italian songs of Summer 2010

Have you already planned your summer holidays to Italy? Well, here is a selected list of the best summer songs you’ll hear on the radio while sitting on a Bar in a hot summer day, eating a good Gelato alla Stracciatella. If you’re not planning to visit Italy on summer, no worries: just relax and take a little time to listen the following songs to feel you in Italy!!!


1)    UN COLPO ALL’ANIMA  - Luciano Ligabue

Called Ligabue or Liga from his fans, the popular rock singer-songwriter is also a writer and a film director.


2)    MONDO – Cesare Cremonini

He has become popular with a song dedicated to his Vespa, 50 special. Mondo is sung along with Jovanotti (Lorenzo Cherubini), popular for his social engagement characterising his songs


3)  SE FOSSE PER SEMPRE  – Biagio Antonacci

Biagio is one of the most representative Italian pop singer-songwriters. His music is often defined as being the right mix between romance and modernity.


4)  DONNA D’ONNA – Laura Pausini, Gianna Nannini, Fiorella Mannoia, Giorgia and Elisa

Written by Gianna Nannini and Isabella Santacroce for the concert “Amiche per l’Abruzzo” (Friends for Abruzzo), a festival dedicated to raising funds for victims of the earthquake that struck Abruzzo region in 2009.

5)    VITA – Gigi DAlessio

He is one of the most appreciated Neapolitan singer-songwriters. Semplicemente sei, the album which contains Vita,  is the 18th album of his career.

6)    FACCIA COME IL CUORE – Due di Picche

Due di Picche is a new duo composed by two independent singers, J-Ax and Neffa. The unusual duo has received some criticism but is has also been highly appreciated.

7)    SOLE NERO – Litfiba

After 10 years, the Italian rock band Litfiba back together with the song Sole Nero, characterized by the 90s rock typical of the band.

8)    ALLE PORTE DEL SOGNO – Irene Grandi

The singer is very appreciated for her energy and vitality. This new song represents a new phase of her musical career.


9)    SENZA NUVOLE – Alessandra Amoroso

She has become popular for having participated and won the talent show “Amici”. She confirmed then her talent with her first Album “Senza Nuvole”.


10)     HO FATTO UN SOGNO – Vasco Rossi

Vasco Rossi is one of the most popular Italian singers, often challenged for its dissolute life. He has written some of the most beautiful Italian songs.


Music and literature are a good way to know new aspects about a country; I hope you’ve enjoyed your reading! Food is another good (and sometimes funny!!!) way, if you’ve missed my post about weird Italian food, have a look on it!!!

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