Il Volo are three Italian Teen Sensations who sing operatic pop– Piero (17), Ignaizo (16) and Gianluca (16). Be prepared to be wowed with their undeniable vocal talent – they are already Italian teen Idols who are taking the world by storm with their debut album Il Volo, released October 31st on Polydor.
Being described as the Italian Jonas Brothers’ – Il Volo are No 1 in Austria. Top 10 in France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Belgium, Singapore, Taiwan, New Zealand and Mexico. They performed on American Idol and dazzled the judges and the public earlier this year and their album went Top 10 in the Billboard 200 album charts and No.1 on ITunes. With the craziness in the US- a tour is in the pipeline and the hysteria is now moving over to the UK.
Il Volo’s 12 tracks produced by the legendary Humberto Gatica (Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion) and the world renowned Italian Composer Tony Renis. The album was recorded in Los Angeles and Rome; musicians from the London Symphony Orchestra recorded at Abbey Road Studios and the album includes traditional Italian standards. Their version of “O Sole Mio,”- the lead off track; “Un Amore Cosi' Grande”, “E Più Ti Penso” (a medley of Ennio Morricone songs from the soundtracks to Once Upon a Time in America and Malena), “Smile” (by Charlie Chaplin) and two tracks written especially for Il Volo by multi-platinum songwriter Diane Warren “La Luna Hizo Esto” and “Painfully Beautiful” - to name a few.
Not only have they had celebrity fans tweeting about them including Britney Spears and JLO - legendary rock manager Steve Leber (of Aerosmtih and AC/DC fame) came out of retirement to share management duties with Michele Torpedine (Andrea Bocelli and Zucchero) .