History Music / ElioELeStorieTese

7th Oct '16 9:32:43 AM WoodyAlien3rd
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* HurricaneOfPuns: the best example is probably "Nella vecchia azienda agricola" ("In the old farming business", a parody of "Old Macdonald Had A Farm"'s Italian version). Sadly, these puns can't really be translated in other languages.
7th Oct '16 9:07:06 AM WoodyAlien3rd
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* BiggusDickus:
** Early in their career, they wrote a song about (and sung from the perspective of) John Holmes. Enough said.
** "Burattino senza fichi", and its international English version "Puppet On A Swing", is all about a carpenter who crafts a big wooden dick for his son, [[Literature/{{Pinocchio}} an unnamed liar wooden puppet]].
-->I'm a proud and happy puppet,
-->with my new and shiny piece of wood.
-->I'm the new Italian Stallion,
-->'coz my daddy made it good.
7th Oct '16 8:50:01 AM WoodyAlien3rd
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* TheFriendNobodyLikes: the narrator from "Tapparella" is all but stated to be this among his circle of MiddleSchool friends, who leave him alone and never care for him. In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6i3JTF8-tA the video]] he gets his revenge by spiking their drinks during a party (complete with humorous DoNotTryThisAtHome disclaimer) and make them all trip balls!
24th Sep '16 8:22:24 AM Lord_Vetinari
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** The refrain of ''Faro'' is just that. Literally.
6th Sep '16 6:06:00 AM WoodyAlien3rd
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* AssShove: The end of the spoken part at the end of "Servi della gleba", translated: "Do you want me to shove a broom up my ass, so that I can sweep your room?". The music video ends with exactly that image, first of the band members sporting a broom up there, and then of the incredulous guy (another band member) reading their adventures on the toilet and getting understandably horrified. The broom up one's ass is their symbol of being an ExtremeDoormat, what "Servi della gleba" is all about. Hilariously, in a video made about ten years after that one, the same band member plays a character that ''still'' has a broom lodged in there!
26th Jun '16 3:21:16 PM WoodyAlien3rd
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* ACappella: the album version of "Unanimi"

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* ACappella: the album version of "Unanimi""Unanimi".
* AnimatedMusicVideo: A curious example. They never used this trope until the 2010s, when suddenly almost every other video they made was animated. A few examples:
** "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMLrdESf_uc Dannati Forever]]" (animated cutouts quite obviously inspired by Monty Python)
** "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=919ZZdMBbHA Il primo giorno di scuola]]"
** "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDB9Pf2Ho_Y Luigi il pugilista]]" (this and the former one were made by Italian cartoonist and animator Sio)
** "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1KBee36SUI Il mistero dei bulli]]" (inspired by pictograms on signals)
** "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DJ5dyp0Xo4 I delfini nuotano]]" (made by an AscendedFanboy and a homage to Music/TheWhiteStripes' mst famous clip, ''Seven Nation Army'').
23rd Jun '16 12:53:24 AM gewunomox
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** The cover of ''L'album biango'' is a ShoutOut to TheBeatles' "White Album". The title, indeed, can be translated more or less as "The Whyte Album".

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** The cover of ''L'album biango'' is a ShoutOut to TheBeatles' Music/TheBeatles' "White Album". The title, indeed, can be translated more or less as "The Whyte Album".
13th Jun '16 10:57:07 AM WoodyAlien3rd
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* CreditsGag: From the song "Il vitello dai piedi di balsa" ("The Calf with Balsa Feet"). One of the calves is credited in the album's booklet as [[Music/ThePolice Sting]]. You know, the one who doesn't say anything.
14th Apr '16 8:10:14 AM RikuSan
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* Figgatta De Blanc[[note]]The name is a pun: it blends Music/The Police 's ''Reggatta De Blanc'' with "figata", Italian for something cool, like "the bee's knees" or "the shit". The whole title is translatable roughly as "a freaking cool white"[[/note]] (2016)

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* Figgatta De Blanc[[note]]The name is a pun: it blends Music/The Police Music/ThePolice 's ''Reggatta De Blanc'' with "figata", Italian for something cool, like "the bee's knees" or "the shit". The whole title is translatable roughly as "a freaking cool white"[[/note]] (2016)
14th Apr '16 8:09:26 AM RikuSan
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* Figgatta De Blanc[[note]]The name is a pun: it blends [[Music/The Police Reggatta De Blanc]] with "figata", Italian for something cool, like "the bee's knees" or "the shit". The whole title is translatable roughly as "a freaking cool white"[[/note]] (2016)

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* Figgatta De Blanc[[note]]The name is a pun: it blends [[Music/The Music/The Police Reggatta 's ''Reggatta De Blanc]] Blanc'' with "figata", Italian for something cool, like "the bee's knees" or "the shit". The whole title is translatable roughly as "a freaking cool white"[[/note]] (2016)
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