Our quote today is from the Italian entry of 2012. The selected entry was “L’ Amore È Femmina (Out Of Love)” by Nina Zilli.
Nina Zilli was born on 2 February 1980, in Piacenza, Italy. Her real name is Maria Chiara Fraschetta. She has lived in Ireland and the U.S.A., before returning to Italy. She has hosted shows in the Italian television; more recently she was a judge at the Italian version of Talent from 2015 to 2017. In 2009 she released her debut single and two years later she released her first EP. In 2010 she competed in Sanremo’s newcomers’ section with the song “L’uomo che amava le donne”, which soon was certified gold. Her first album was released in 2010 and was certified platinum in Italy. In 2012, she competed in the Sanremo Festival. Due to her participation, she was selected by the Rai to represent the country to Eurovision. In the same time, she released her second album. Since then she has released two more albums one in 2015 and one in 2017.
Her song was “L’ Amore È Femmina (Out Of Love)”, which means “Love is female” and it was composed by Christian Rabb, Kristoffer Sjökvist, Frida Molander and Charlie Mason. The lyrics were written by Nina Zilli, Christian Rabb, Kristoffer Sjökvist, Frida Molander and Charlie Mason. She placed 9th with 101 points.
Have you turned to stone? King without a throne
You’re great, but not impressive, lots of up and low
It’s so typical: when it’s time to go
You knock me on the floor – my heart goes boom, boom, boom
The quote is in English, while the song is a combination of English and Italian.
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