Gigi D'agostino Biography
Last updated: 06/14/2012 12:00:00 PM
Real Name: Luigi Di Agostino
Gigi D'Agostino has had a troubled past. Lots of jobs, lots of suffering to reach today's fame and fortune. He says he would do it all over again if he was really forced. Anyway his life has really changed, all his desires are realised now. Gigi loves progressive music, even if he twisted it rather than customized it. Mediterranean progressive was born in this way: minimal sounds, catchy melodies, lots of latin and...mediterranean sounds. Gigi has attacked Italy with hits such as Giallone rmx, Fly, Elektro Message, Angel Symphony (with R.A.F. by Picotto), Gigi's Violin and New Year's Day and, through last compilations, he affirmed himself with Musica and Psicadelica. He thinks that his inspiration probably comes from his Salerno's origins. At the question if he prefers being a Dj or a producer, answers that he would be at a real cross road. "'Cause one thing drives to the other". As producer, but expecially as artist, so out of underground paths, he recives many satisfaction. His single Bla Bla Bla entered in the charts straight to number 4, it sold 10.000 copies in just four days; and it's a record for a single. In the USA, Tommy Boy has published Your love ( in Italy Elisir), while the Jellybean Recording has just published Cuba Libre ,which has been a big success in Italy in 1998. The last 15 July his compilation Euro Dance won the Platinum disc with its 120.000 sold copies in few weeks. In this compilation there are 5 tracks signed by Gigi himself. And his new album has justn been released. . L'Amour Toujours is the new album in double cd, published by Media Records; it is divided in two different parts: the first cd is for heart, it contains tracks for singing ; the second is for legs ,and it's all for dancing. The rhythm, the word, the body, the evolution and our tribal part. Another way opens the first Cd, followed by the track which gives the title to the LP, L'Amour Toujours . The second Cd is rapresented by the grooves, the percussions, with tracks like La Danse, Movimento, Coca e Avana and Bla Bla Bla ( Dark Mix version). It's a complete work, which can satisfy all the fans." An album for your body and your mind, or better for your heart and your.