Yeald, the album by Pearl Jam released in 1998, the fifth of the US band in Seattle, immediately triggered a lot of controversy. Italy was also involved. After receiving a copy of a book in Italian with the translation of Yeald’s texts, printed by a well-known specialized publishing house, Vedden complained about the quality of… Read More


Crazy

It was the 90’s. Aerosmith were already a very successful band. But in addition to their unmistakable musical style, they also managed to make their mark with video clips. Considering that, in the 80s, women in the videos were ‘used’ mostly as mannequins or beautiful dolls: video as Crying and Crazy have really revolutionised the… Read More


Wrong

Sounds of Universe was a eagerly awaited album by Depeche Mode‘s. It was the year 2009 and the expectations, for the fans of the English band that certainly doesn’t need presentations, were very strong. The single preceding the album was Wrong. Written by Martin Lee Gore and sung entirely by Dave Gahan, but featuring Gore’s… Read More


Comfortably Numb, Pink Floyd

Comfortably Numb is as many of you will know, a Pink Floyd song, written in 1979 and included in The Wall album. It’s one of the few songs for which royalties are split between Roger Waters (lyrics) and David Gilmour (melody and much of the music). Lyrics come from a Waters experience that, during a… Read More


Nothing Else Matters opens with an arpeggio in E minor with all strings open plucked. Legend has it that Hetfield, vocals and guitar, started writing this song while he was on the phone with his girlfriend, then with one hand free, hence the characteristic of the one hand incipit. A too personal track Published on… Read More


Baby One More time, the single taken from Britney Spears’ first and homonymous album in 1998, exploded like a lightning bolt in the sky and gave Britney almost immediate global success.   Britney Spears was trained for success: she had started out very young in the entertainment world. At the age of eight, Britney Spears… Read More


Do you remember the Super Bowl scandal? It was 2004 and America was under shock after the “nipplegate”, a Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction” in which Justin Timberlake was involved. But on the night of February 5, 2018, the Super Bowl won by the Philadelphia Eagles. Timberlake made himself forgiven in thirteen minutes in which the… Read More


The fact that music, by its nature and the laws that characterize it, is in a certain sense similar to mathematics is not new. Besides there is also an emotional side that transcends numbers and falls within the sphere of personal tastes and blends that we unconsciously create following the different periods of our lives.… Read More