Måneskin, the rock sensation from Italy, was formed in 2016 and shot to fame with their participation in the Italian version of X Factor in 2017, where they finished in second place. Their monumental win at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam with the song “Zitti e buoni” catapulted them to international stardom. Following their Eurovision triumph, the band has been making waves with hits like “Beggin’,” “I Wanna Be Your Slave,” and “Mammamia.” They also clinched the title of Best Rock at the 2021 MTV European Music Awards. Here are the top Måneskin songs you should not miss.
12. Le parole lontane
This track is a hidden gem that showcases the band’s lyrical depth, offering a different side to their often high-energy portfolio.
“Supermodel” captures the glam-rock essence of the band. It’s edgy, it’s stylish, and it pays homage to the fashion world in a rebellious way.
“Mammamia” is a high-octane number that demonstrates the band’s versatility and ability to blend classic rock elements with contemporary flair.
This song holds sentimental value as it’s one of the tracks that brought them initial recognition in the Italian X Factor. “Chosen” serves as a manifesto for their musical journey.
Named after Neil Gaiman’s novella, “Coraline” dives into the darker aspects of human psychology, carried by haunting instrumentals and introspective lyrics.
The song, translating to “Twenty Years,” is a touching tribute to youth and the passage of time, spotlighting the band’s poetic sensibilities.
6. Morirò da Re
With a title that translates to “I Will Die as a King,” this song is a rock anthem that speaks to ambition, rebellion, and the drive to live life on one’s own terms.
5. Torna a casa
A more melodic and sentimental offering, “Torna a casa” (‘Come Back Home’ in English) shows the band’s softer side, demonstrating their ability to navigate emotional complexities.
This cover of the classic hit “Beggin'” blends rock and soul effortlessly and has become one of the band’s most recognized songs worldwide.
3. I Wanna Be Your Slave
With its provocative lyrics and compelling instrumentation, “I Wanna Be Your Slave” is a modern rock anthem that reflects the band’s audacious spirit.
2. The Loneliest
An emotive ballad that highlights the loneliness that often accompanies fame, “The Loneliest” showcases the band’s maturity and emotional depth.
1. Zitti e buoni
The song that secured their Eurovision victory, “Zitti e buoni” (‘Shut Up and Be Quiet’ in English) is a powerful declaration of the band’s identity. It’s raw, it’s rebellious, and it perfectly encapsulates what Måneskin is all about. This is Måneskin at their absolute best.