Litfiba

Profile:
Italian Rock & New Wave band, formed in Florence (Italy) in the year 1980. Their first live show was on 08/12/1980 at the Rockoteca Brighton in Settignano, Florence (Italy). They've released about 20 albums, as of 2011.

The band has changed several line-ups:

Voice -> Piero Pelù 1980-1999, 2009-present ; Gianluigi Cavallo (Cabo) 1999-2006; Filippo Margheri 2008-2009.
Guitar -> always Federico Renzulli alias Ghigo Renzulli; Sandro Dotta in the year 1980.
Bass -> Gianni Maroccolo 1980-1989, 2013 Roberto Terzani 1990-1994; Daniele Bagni 1994-1999, 2010-2012; Gianluca Venier (Janlu), 2000-2011.
Keyboards -> Antonio Aiazzi, 1980-1996, 2003-2006, 2013; Roberto Terzani 1994-1999, 2008-2009 Mauro Sabbione 2000-2001, 2010; Federico Sagona, 2010-2012.
Drums -> Francesco Calamai 1980-1982; Renzo Franchi, 1983; Luca de Benedictis (alias Ringo De Palma), 1983-1989 (died from heart failure, 01/06/1990); Daniele Trambusti, 1990-1992; Franco Caforio 1993-1999; Ugo Nativi, 2000; Gianmarco Colzi, 2001-2008; Pino Fidanza 2009-2012; Luca Martelli 2013
Other artists who played\recorded\collaborated with Litfiba over the years: Sergio Pani (sax), Velemir Vedma (violin), Francesco Magnelli (piano\keyboards), Federico Poggipollini (rhythm guitar), Candelo Cabezas (percussion).

Trivia:
In 2003 Litfiba composed the music for the video game "Tomb Raider: The Angel Of Darkness" (their track being titled "Larasong") and the song was distributed with a single cd together with the italian version of the game.
The name "LITFIBA" is an acronym created with the old telex system "Iricon":
L -> fixed character of Iricon system
IT -> Italy
FI -> Florence (Firenze)
BA -> Bardi: (the street address "Via dei Bardi", number 32, where the band's first jam room was located).
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Albums

Litfiba - Eneide Di Krypton album art Litfiba Eneide Di Krypton (MiniAlbum) Suono Records Italy 1983 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Desaparecido album art Litfiba Desaparecido (Album) IRA Italy 1985 Sell This Version
Litfiba - 12/5/87 (Aprite I Vostri Occhi) album art Litfiba 12/5/87 (Aprite I Vostri Occhi) (Album) IRA Italy 1987 Sell This Version
IRA 702, F0041 Litfiba - 17 RE album art Litfiba 17 RE(Cass, Album) IRA, IRA IRA 702, F0041 France 1987 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Litfiba 3 album art Litfiba Litfiba 3 (Album) IRA Italy 1988 Sell This Version
Litfiba - 17 Re album art Litfiba 17 Re (Album) IRA Italy 1987 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Pirata album art Litfiba Pirata (Album) CGD, IRA Italy 1989 Sell This Version
Litfiba - El Diablo album art Litfiba El Diablo (Album) CGD Italy 1990 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Sogno Ribelle album art Litfiba Sogno Ribelle (Comp, Album) CGD Italy 1992 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Terremoto album art Litfiba Terremoto (Album) CGD Europe 1993 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Spirito album art Litfiba Spirito (Album) EMI, EMI Italy 1994 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Colpo Di Coda - Live • 1993 album art Litfiba Colpo Di Coda - Live • 1993 (Album, Comp) EMI Italy 1994 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Lacio Drom (Buon Viaggio) album art Litfiba Lacio Drom (Buon Viaggio) (Album) EMI, EMI, EMI Italy 1995 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Mondi Sommersi album art Litfiba Mondi Sommersi (Album) EMI Europe 1997 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Croce E Delizia Live album art Litfiba Croce E Delizia Live (Album) EMI, IRA Italy 1998 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Infinito album art Litfiba Infinito (Album) EMI Italy 1999 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Elettromacumba album art Litfiba Elettromacumba (Album) EMI Italy 2000 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Insidia album art Litfiba Insidia (Album) EMI Italy 2001 Sell This Version
Litfiba - '99 Live album art Litfiba '99 Live (Album) Sony BMG Music Entertainment, TEG Italy 2005 Sell This Version
0163782ERE Litfiba - Essere O Sembrare album art Litfiba Essere O Sembrare(CD, Album) Edel 0163782ERE Italy 2005 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Stato Libero Di Litfiba album art Litfiba Stato Libero Di Litfiba (Album) Sony Music Italy 2010 Sell This Version
none Litfiba - Live In Berlin album art Litfiba Live In Berlin(LP, RE, Pic) Sony Music none Italy 2011 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Grande Nazione album art Litfiba Grande Nazione (Album) Sony Music Italy 2012 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Trilogia 1983-1989 (Live 2013) album art Litfiba Trilogia 1983-1989 (Live 2013) (Album) TEG, Sony Music Italy 2013 Sell This Version
Litfiba - Eutòpia album art Litfiba Eutòpia (Album) TEG Europe 2016 Sell This Version

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fonosintesi

fonosintesi

November 17, 2012
edited over 3 years ago
The first three albums are gems. The soundtrack of my youth.
robert_amish

robert_amish

July 6, 2010
I have a 3 tracks cds, Linea d'ombra, from italy, can't find any info on that. Help?
also a VA called Union...

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