- Andrea about his new
is the universal language of the heart.
If you can communicate the feelings that are within
your heart, others will understand through theirs."
music is an important creative experience.
It allows me to express myself in different ways,
enjoy new experiences, work with new musical talents and
new voices, discover new music, new cultures and new
years I have been learning everything possible about the
workings of the recording process.
To have a studio here was a dream come true.
It gave me huge freedom.
At any time I could listen to new material,
experiment, formulate ideas and most importantly record.
Each and every day I work with my voice for several
hours and it is a natural progression to be able to
capture it in the moments when you feel most inspired.
I feel this can be heard in my performances on the
opera my responsibility is to the tradition.
In pop my responsibility is to the audience.
I want to offer inspired and unique songs, not
something written to a formula.
The songs must touch me.
I need to get the feeling they call 'butterflies in
If they touch me I hope they will connect with the
I'm interested in finding classic songs that will
'Con Te Partirò’ (‘Time To Say Goodbye') is
the obvious example."
worked with creative new songwriters and producers who
have taken me in new musical directions.
And of course we have worked again with writers,
producers and musicians responsible for my biggest pop
There is an Italian expression: 'Squadra che vince
non si cambia', which I believe in English translates as 'never
change a winning team'."
songs, such as 'Libertà'
are in the tradition of powerful, inspirational ballads
which I love to sing.
On others, such as 'Semplicemente' and 'Sin Tu
Amor', we draw influence and energy from other cultures
and musical traditions."
struggled with several names, but somebody made the comment
to me that my parents gave me a beautiful name.
Recording the album in my home studio, I came to
think of it very much as 'my baby'.
So here is the album.
This is me."
and text courtesy Universal Music Germany