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New Single From Italian Chart-topper Feat. Multi-Platinum Hero And Top 5 Billboard Blues Guitarist
Since 1991, Italian singer-songwriter, composer and musician, Lorenzo Gabanizza has been building a genre-crossing musical repertoire aimed at challenging listeners' expectations of popular music. In that time, Lorenzo has amassed more than 200K Spotify streams and 11K monthly listeners, thanks to his chart-topping songs like "Someone Waiting at Their Door," "Roses In The Sky," and "All The Words We Never Said."
Fans of Lorenzo's music will be excited to learn that he will add to his diverse catalog, releasing "You're Not There," on October 22, 2021. A tribute to Lorenzo's mother, "You're Not There" features multi-platinum selling vocalist, Jeff Christie and guitar by Top 5 Billboard charting artist, Rusty Wright. It is a story about loss, inspired by Lorenzo's experience of losing his mother, last year.
Lorenzo Gabanizza was a member of various groups, notably a Queen cover band called Mantras, with which he toured Europe. His "Queen project" continued with his band The Slightly Mad. Gabanizza started a fund-raising program to help fight AIDS that was recognized by the Mercury Phoenix Trust, the organization that was founded soon after Freddie Mercury's death.
In 2004, Gabanizza became a member of the Vic Elmes band Christie Again. He wrote the song "Meet Me At The River" that became a success and featured in the album Christie Again all the hits and more.
In 2016, Gabanizza produced and recorded a self-penned album, Celtic Bridge (Italian way music), a concept album sold well both in Europe and the United States, entering the American download charts top 100. In Germany, Gabanizza was seen as a fresh pop/Celtic rock style singer, and was compared to great artists as U2 or Angelo Branduardi.[
Gabanizza's version of "Danny Boy" that was featured on the album gained him a place on the list of best Celtic performers in Italy. In July he appeared in front of 12,000 people at the worldwide event Celtica among others such as Vincenzo Zitello, Katia Zunino, and Celkilt.
January 2018, he released a single, "Demons", which included a cover of the Linkin Park song "One more light", and donated all the royalties to the 320 change direction, founded by Chester's Bennington widow Talinda Bennington.
During summer 2018, he was injured in a terrible traffic accident. February 2019 he get back to work and released another single "I am wrong" which comes along with a cover of Linkin Park's "The Messenger" and reached #69 on the European top 100 indie charts.
In November of the same year, Lorenzo released a new single, "Straight to the heart" with the same musicians of the album "Out of darkness" with mastering by Don Tyler. The single suddenly entered the European Country charts reaching #1 and the MTV Usa spotify single at #6. The videoclip of the song, directed by Oscar Serio, starring Lorenzo himself and the actress Martina Sacchetti, topped at 6th place on MTV USA charts.
2020 had a strong start for Lorenzo. His Ep, "All the words we never said" reached 8th on European Indie Charts, 1 on MTV USA, 48th on Italian indie charts. On the day of the twin towers attacks, September 11, he released the Ep "Someone waiting to their door" which reached Number one on the EACM Charts. The title track features Grammy fiddler Ian Cameron.
The new track will feature Jeff Christie on the lead vocals, along with stellar musicians: Snake Davis, Katey Brooks, Max Gabanizza, Rusty Wright, Bruce Hoffmann, Hale White, Darrell Nutt. Mixed at Breakneck Studios, Philadelphia by Peter Hall (Liam Gallagher's engineer) it willbe mastered at Sterling Studios by 62 times Grammy Greg Calbi and Steve Fallone. “You’re Not There” is on MTS Records