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Måneskin is an Italian rock band that skyrocketed in popularity when it won the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. In January 2023, they dropped a third album, called “Rush!”. ABC News said the album proves the band is more than just a flash in the pan -- they’re “here to stay”
Måneskin
ABC News
Måneskin is an Italian rock band that skyrocketed in popularity when it won the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. In January 2023, they dropped a third album, called “Rush!”. ABC News said the album proves the band is more than just a flash in the pan -- they’re “here to stay”
YouTube
They’re probably best known for their cover of Four Seasons’ “Beggin’” -- and their original song “I Wanna Be Your Slave”. Give it a listen here
Yahoo
Yahoo: The band beat the odds and became the biggest Eurovision stars since ABBA, despite all the naysayers telling them to change their sound
Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone said they’re the only real rock band making it in the mainstream these days. They’re fun, edgy, and sexy -- but also, kind of try-hard, maybe?
Distractify
For example, as part of their album rollout, the band staged a big wedding where they all married each other. They’re not actually legally married (obviously) but Distractify said the stunt was a perfect marketing ploy
The Atlantic
The Atlantic isn’t a huge fan though -- their music is mediocre and largely derivative, and their whole rock vs. pop schtick feels outdated. Their real appeal is just in their aesthetics
The Guardian
The Guardian disagreed: Their music, derivative or not, is definitely a huge part of the appeal. They manage to combine a whole bunch of different influences into something coherent, fresh, and fun
Esquire
And Måneskin told Esquire, “They don’t care if people think it’s stale or been done before. They’re just doing ”what feels good in the moment’" -- and it definitely feels new for many of their younger fans
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