Ten 10: one-hit wonders from Italy
Italy brought the world musical greats such as Pavarotti and Mina. But others (if you’re old enough to remember them) are probably best forgotten. Here, The Local lists ten of Italy's greatest one-hit wonders - mostly from the 1980s and 90s. Can you think of any we've missed out? Let us know in the comments section below.
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Gloria was a massive disco hit in the 1980s, but did you know the original was penned by Italy’s Umberto Tozzi? When he wrote the song in 1979, it was a simple Italian love ballad. By the time it was remade by the late Laura Branigan in the US, it became a song about a girl living too wild for her own good.