(ANSA) – ROME, SEPT. – Friday, September 25th Lucio Battisti – Rarities is released, a collection of small, large pearls by the extraordinary artist that has been distributed over the years in various media: singles, alternative versions, rarities and B-sides.
Rarities will be available in two versions, CD and LP (exclusively for Record Store Day on Saturday, September 26th), both accompanied by track-by-track commentary. Also from Friday, rarities in CD format can be bought at kiosks connected to TV Sorrisi e Canzoni and Donna Moderna.
Lucio Battisti, a musician of absolute genius, unknowingly proves to be a forerunner of time, because at a historic moment when the concept of the single track is back in fashion thanks to music streaming and characterizes the record market again. Italian and international he would surely have guessed it in advance, cut the times and burned the competition. After more than 50 years since the debut of this extraordinary artist, we can still appreciate the full range of his productions that go beyond the most famous pieces. This collection includes songs like the rare extended version of “Pensieri e Parole”
This is the full track list of rarities: Thoughts and Words (extended version), For a lira I sell a house, The ants, The sword in my heart, The crazy race, Why should I, The crazy butterfly, My child, Les jardines de Septembre, Toujours plus Belle, Ma Chanson de liberté, La Colina de las Cerezas, Una Muchacha por Amigo, Just to feel in love. (HANDLE).
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