Maneskin Reveals Dialogue with The Rolling Stones Guitarist Keith Richards
Maneskin recalls The Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards. Maneskin, the rising Italian rock band, has been catching lots of fans’ attention around the world with their unique sound and energetic performances. From their humble beginnings to becoming the first Italian band to win the Eurovision Song Contest, the journey of Maneskin has been nothing short of remarkable.
The four-member band consisting of Damiano David, Victoria De Angelis, Thomas Raggi, and Ethan Torchio has recently made headlines for their encounter with the legendary band The Rolling Stones. The Italian band was on tour in the UK when they had the chance to meet Keith Richards and the rest of the Rolling Stones.
In a recent interview with Jimmy Fallon, Måneskin‘s vocalist Damiano David recalls the meeting and Keith Richards’ reaction to their music:
“Keith Richards said, ‘I don’t know who the f**k you are, but they tell me you’re good.’ He said, ‘You play real instruments, so keep going. And then he vanished.”
Måneskin bassist De Angelis also added: “It was, like, our first stadium so it was crazy. And also it was iconic because we got the chance to talk with him and he was so nice, and knew a lot of our music and stuff. And then we met Keith Richards, and he was like – affects gruff English accent – ‘I don’t know who the fuck you are, but they tell me you’re good, so…’ and we were like, Okay!”
X Factor, where they finished as runners-up. From there, the band has been unstoppable, releasing hit after hit, and performing in sold-out shows across Italy. Their hard work and dedication paid off in 2021, when they won the Eurovision Song Contest with their hit song “Zitti e Buoni.” The win marked a significant milestone for the Italian music industry, as Maneskin became the first Italian band to win the prestigious competition.
Maneskin’s music can be described as a fusion of rock, pop, and punk, with a touch of Italian flavor. The band’s unique sound and style have been captivating audiences around the world, and their music has been praised for its raw energy and emotion. The band’s lead singer, Damiano David, is known for his powerful vocals and dynamic stage presence, while the rest of the band provides the perfect balance of hard-hitting rock and pop-infused beats.
With their recent win at the Eurovision Song Contest and their encounter with The Rolling Stones, Maneskin’s future in the music industry looks bright. The band is already released its latest album, and fans can expect to hear more of their unique sound and style in the near future.
Watch the full interview below!