iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Ricomincio da 30 by Pino Daniele, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Ricomincio da 30

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

A three-CD, 45-track collection, Ricomincio da 30 celebrates Pino Daniele's 30 years in music. The third Daniele compilation to be released (in addition to a handful of live albums with substantially similar material), Ricomincio da 30's main attraction lies not so much in being the most exhaustive, but rather in the inclusion of several new recordings. There are four brand new songs, the single "Anéma e Còre," "L'Ironia di Sempre," "Acqua 'e Rose," and "O Munn Va" (from the soundtrack of La Seconda Volta Non Si Scorda Mai), as well as no less that 18 rearranged versions of old classics, such as "Napule È" or "Je So' Pazzo." Thus, half the album effectively consists of previously unreleased material. Of particular interest to Daniele, or modern Neapolitan music fans, is that for the new material, Daniele summoned his old musical partners James Senese, Tony Esposito, Tullio De Piscopo, Rino Zurzolo, and Joe Amoruso. This stellar group, sometimes referred as the "Neapolitan Power", parted ways in 1981, leaving behind what is probably Daniele's best and most seminal period, the blossoming of his innovative mix of Neapolitan musical and lyrical traditions with American blues, jazz, and funk. From the mid-'80s onward Daniele became a world music celebrity, but paid the price with a more generic sound and less consistent records. He always remained a good, occasionally very good, songwriter (particularly of the Neapolitan dialect), an exceptional guitarist and singer, and an overall fabulous performer (not to mention a warm human being), who captivated audiences and fellow musicians alike. Out of Daniele's countless high profile collaborations, Ricomincio da 30's gallery of guests include jazz luminaries Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Al Di Meola, and Mike Mainieri, as well as Italian star Giorgia and Israel's Noa. Ricomincio da 30 is a more than comprehensive portrait of a unique artist, offering almost three hours of superbly played, truly excellent music. However, it cannot be recommended without some reservations: for newcomers, it may be overkill; for old fans, the new songs and versions are all fine, but hardly essential. Above all, because Pino Daniele's studio albums have, more often than not, ostensibly suffered from overproduction, the same material played live by the same musicians becomes something quite different. The bottom line is, if you want a Pino Daniele compilation, any of his live albums (such as the amazing E Sona Mo) may prove to be the wisest choice, not to mention the most fun.

Biography

Born: 19 March 1955 in Naples, Italy

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Born March 19, 1955, in Naples, singer/songwriter Pino Daniele grew up learning both classical and traditional Neapolitan guitar, though as a teenager he became interested in other styles of music, particularly British and American rock. His solo debut, Terra Mia, sung in Neapolitan, was the first example of what Daniele called "taramblù," a combination of tarantella, rhumba, and blues. In 1979 his self-titled sophomore record was released, followed by Nero a Metà in 1980, and that same year Daniele...
Full bio
Ricomincio da 30, Pino Daniele
View in iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.

Contemporaries