Mannarino

Supersantos

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The sophomore album by Roman singer/songwriter Mannarino was issued two years after his critically acclaimed debut, Bar della Rabbia. The 11 tracks of Supersantos tell the story of an odyssey from dusk to dawn across a surreal, apocalyptic Rome, meeting all sorts of characters along the way, often belonging to the world of the outcast, the bohemian, and the drunkard. Musically and lyrically, Mannarino recalls the universe of Vinicio Capossela, Tom Waits, or Manu Chao, albeit from a deeply Roman perspective, as demonstrated by his unique sense of humor and his appropriation of Roman traditional folk music.

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