Top Pop Songs

If you come to Italy any time soon, you like me, will have the pleasure of hearing this song many, many, many times. Paul and I call it “The Wheat Song”  and once you see the clip, you’ll understand our clever naming convention. For the record, it’s actually titled Il Mio Pensiero (“My Thought”) and the singer is Ligabue, aka The Italian Bruce Springstein.

Also popular with the Romans: Beyonce’s If I Were a Boy (most played grocery store song, ever) and of course Viva la Vida. This is Europe after all, so Coldplay needs to be on the air all the time. (And just when you thought you couldn’t hear any more CP, a new single has come out. Yay, twice the fun.)

For more Roman rock news, check out Italian MTV’s top 20 countdown. No. 1 is called Alla Mia Eta, which means “At My Age”. Sadly, I don’t understand any of the other lyrics.



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3 responses to “Top Pop Songs

  1. Hey, just thought I would pass on my blog address (should come up under website. I have the girl’s spot linked through mine. I will try to link yours through mine too.

  2. Oops…””
    And by the way, thanks for updates…

  3. 🙂 It reminds me of this song
    by Patrick Bruell that was top of the charts during the year I lived in France. My friends and I listened to it CONSTANTLY. I was delighted to see Patrick in the recent French film “Un Secret.”

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