Riccardo Sinigallia

Riccardo Sinigallia

Riccardo Sinigallia has been writing songs since he was 12. In 1988 he starts 6 suoi ex, a band for which he will write, play and sing for four years in social centers and clubs in the early ‘90s.

In 1994 he starts to collaborate with Niccolò Fabi as a writer. In 1997 he produces and signs some songs for “La favola di Adamo ed Eva” by Max Gazzè. In the same period he writes the chorus of “Quelli che benpensano” for Frankie Hi Nrg Mc. He will also direct the video, thus starting a long collaboration which will bring him behind the camera even on its own for many of his music productions, included that of Tiromancino.

In 2000, after taking part in the record “Medicina Buona” of La Comitiva collective, the album “La descrizione di un attimo” is released: he signs the production and all the songs, including the title track, “Due destini”, which will appear in the credits’ track of “Le fate ignoranti”, and “Strade” which will bring him with the group at the Festival di Sanremo conducted by Fabio Fazio.

In 2003 his first solo work “Riccardo Sinigallia” is released, and he starts a long collaboration with singer-songwriter Filippo Gatti; in 2006 his second album “Incontri a metà strada” sees the light. He is the composer of the soundtrack for “Paz!” and “Amatemi” by Renato de Maria.

In 2013 he produces “Non erano fiori” by Coez, an underground roman rap artist.

In 2014, Riccardo Sinigallia takes part for the first time as a solo artist in the Festival di Sanremo with the songs “Prima di andare via” and “Una rigenerazione”. On February 20th, his third album “Per Tutti” is released, the first on the Sugar label.

Riccardo Sinigallia wrote two soundtracks with Deproducers: “La vita oscena” by Renato De Maria and “Italy in a Day” by Gabriele Salvatores. Recently he was asked by Valerio Mastandrea to compose the credits’ track for “Non essere cattivo” by Claudio Caligari, selected as Italian candidate movie for the 2015 Oscar and premiered at the latest Festival del Cinema di Venezia where “A cuor leggero” won the prize “Ho visto una canzone” granted by Assomusica.

In 2016 the same song is nominated for the David di Donatello and for the Nastri d’Argento as the best original song. In the same year he writes the lyrics to “Amami amami” for Mina and Celentano and produces “La fine dei vent’anni” of the singer-songwriter Motta, in which he shares songwriting credits.