I’ve been a fan of this ‘eccellente’ Italian singer-songwriter since he gained international success in 1993 with the release of his album ‘Tutte storie’ which sold over 6 million copies and stormed up the charts all over Europe, from Italy to Sweden and Amsterdam to Berlin.
Eros Ramazzotti is a true Europopstar, he has performed with the very best in the music industry, recording duets with mega-stars Cher, Anastacia, Celine Dion, Tina Turner, and Andrea Bocelli, and his music is universally popular across the continent.
Eros was brought up in a suburb of Rome, the son of a working class family, and despite all his success he has never forgotten his humble beginnings, “I’m just a boy who has always wanted to sing. My culture is from the street, not from a school or a university.”
And sing he does, his natural tenor voice is addictive and appealing, conveying a passion and feeling that goes beyond understanding. Listen to an Eros Ramazzotti track and you instinctively know what he is singing about.
His music is catchy, melodic and powerful, encompassing everything from soft-rock to classical cross-over, and almost always Eros records his tracks in both Spanish and Italian. This has played a major part in his huge success.
Eros Ramazzotti has genuine wide appeal and with over 40 million records sold world-wide, few are going to argue with that.
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