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Raf

1) Italian musician Born in Margherita di Savoia, Italy on September 19, 1959, Raffaele Riefoli entered the music business in 1983, when his debut album "Self Control" was released as Raf. The album proved successful on the Italian charts, with two singles -- "Change Your Mind" and "Hard" -- performing very well. Almost five years later, Raf delivered his second album, "Svegliarsi un Anno Fa", and 1989's "Cosa Restera" followed quickly afterwards. Next to these, he released several albums, including:

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Christian

There are atleast four artists under the name of Christian. 1. A Danish singer, Christian Brøns, who got famous for living in the Danish Big Brother house in 2001. Shortly after leaving the house he got a record deal and he had his first and biggest hit to date, Du kan gøre hvad du vil. The song is a cover of Patrik Isaksson's Du Får Göra Som Du Vill. Christian has to date released 3 albums, the latest one in 2006.

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Marco Mengoni

Marco Mengoni was born in Ronciglione, the Christmas's day of 1988. He partecipated to the third edition of Italian X-Factor and won it..After his win he released his first EPcalled “Dove si vola” (“where you fly” ), including 2 new songs and 5 covers (2 of them in english: "Psycho killer" and "Man in the mirror"). This CD in Italy sold 70.000 copies and more, and went platinum. This february Marco won third place in the sixtieth edition of the Sanremo Music Festival with the song Credimi ancora (in english Believe Me Again) and released a new minialbum, titled "Re Matto".

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Subsonica

Subsonica is an Italian / band. The group was formed in 1996 in Turin, Italy. Their eponymous debut album debuted at the end of 1996. The band gained real success in 2000 by playing the Sanremo Music Festival. The first two singles off of the album Microchip Emozionale, Tutti I Miei Sbagli and Discoteca Labirinto were hits. Their latest album, Eden was released in 2011. Subsonica are: Boosta (Davide Di Leo) keyboards, Bass Vicio (Luca Vicini) bass, Samuel (Umberto Romano) vocals, C-Max (Massimiliano Casacci) guitar, Ninja (Enrico Matta) drums.

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Laura Pausini

Laura Pausini is a five-time Grammy-winning Italian artist, songwriter and producer. She is the most famous and successful italian artist worldwide. She is famed for her soulful voice, her romantic ballads and love songs, though she has also dealt with other subjects such as poverty, war, and racism, among other social issues. She is fluent in several languages and has recorded in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, and French. She has sold around 40 millions of copies around the world and has over 200 Platinum Albums and one Diamond Album.

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Marco

There is more than one artist with the name Marco: (Each entry for a different Marco) - Marco is an American electronic musician from New Jersey active since 2011, his official debut EP (Love Life EP) was released in February 2012. His influences include Daft Punk, Justice, Deadmau5, Tiesto, and Skrillex. His music is influenced by many electronic styles including Electro, House, Trance, Hardstyle, and Rave music. He frequently uses the alias "MarcoMakesMusic" for his online accounts to differentiate himself from other artists with a similar name.

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Franco Battiato

Franco Battiato (born 1945 in Sicily, Italy) is an Italian singer-songwriter, composer, filmmaker and painter.
He is considered one of the most original personalities in music from the 1970s to now. Battiato's songs are dreamy, controversial collages of images and sensations, very experimental and convoluted, rich of esoteric, philosophical and East Asian religious themes. His collaborations (from 1994 onward) with the nihilistic-cynical philosopher Manlio Sgalambro have added further depth to his apparently nonsensical lyrics...

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