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** ''Habemus Capa'' (2006)''

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** ''Habemus Capa'' (2006)''(2006)



** ''Museica'' (2014) [[note]]A pun on "musica" and "museo"[[/note]]

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** ''Museica'' (2014) [[note]]A pun on "musica" and "museo"[[/note]]"museo"[[/note]] (2014)

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->''"He was once Mikimix, insignificant singer, from whose self-disgust today's himself was born"''
-->-- '''Caparezza''' on himself


!!Discography - studio albums

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!!Discography - studio albums
!! Musicians
* Diego Perrone second lead vocals, backing vocals
* Alfredo Ferrero chitarra, synthesizer, backing vocals
* Giovanni Astorino bass, cello, backing vocals
* Gaetano Camporeale keyboard, synthesizer, backing vocals
* Rino Corrieri drums

!! Discography
!!! Studio albums:



** ''Tengo duro'' (1996)
** ''La mia buona stella'' (1997)

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** ''Tengo duro'' duro''[[note]]"I hold on"[[/note]] (1996)
** ''La mia buona stella'' stella''[[note]]"My lucky star"[[/note]] (1997)



** ''Verità Supposte'' (2003)

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** ''Verità Supposte'' Supposte''[[note]]""Presumed Truths", with a pun about "supposta" meaning "suppository"[[/note]] (2003)



** ''Le dimensioni del mio caos'' (2008)
** ''Il sogno eretico'' (2011)
** ''Museica'' (2014)

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** ''Le dimensioni del mio caos'' caos''[[note]]"The size of my chaos"[[/note]] (2008)
** ''Il sogno eretico'' eretico''[[note]]"The heretical dream"[[/note]] (2011)
** ''Museica'' (2014)(2014) [[note]]A pun on "musica" and "museo"[[/note]]




!!! Live albums:
* ''Esecuzione pubblica''[[note]]"Public execution"[[/note]] (2012)
* ''Prisoner 709 Live'' (2018)



* AnimatedMusicVideo: For the songs "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VH7JyGiIwfw&feature=player_embedded Jodellavitanonhocapitouncazzo]]" (AllCGICartoon), "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjKLIeDJBFc&feature=player_embedded The Auditels Family]]" ([[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus Python]]-esque animated cutouts) and "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fC88mrTl7lM&feature=related Cacca nello spazio]]" (an interesting use of stop-motion).

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* AnimatedMusicVideo: For the songs "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VH7JyGiIwfw&feature=player_embedded Jodellavitanonhocapitouncazzo]]" (AllCGICartoon), "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjKLIeDJBFc&feature=player_embedded The Auditels Family]]" ([[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus Python]]-esque animated cutouts) and "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fC88mrTl7lM&feature=related Cacca nello spazio]]" (an interesting use of stop-motion).StopMotion).


** Tengo duro (1996)
** La mia buona stella (1997)

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** Tengo duro ''Tengo duro'' (1996)
** La ''La mia buona stella stella'' (1997)



** !? (2000)
** Verità Supposte (2003)
** Habemus Capa (2006)
** Le dimensioni del mio caos (2008)
** Il sogno eretico (2011)
** Museica (2014)
** Prisoner 709 (2017)

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** !? ''?!'' (2000)
** Verità Supposte ''Verità Supposte'' (2003)
** Habemus Capa (2006)
''Habemus Capa'' (2006)''
** Le ''Le dimensioni del mio caos caos'' (2008)
** Il ''Il sogno eretico eretico'' (2011)
** Museica ''Museica'' (2014)
** Prisoner 709 ''Prisoner 709'' (2017)



* AnimatedMusicVideo: For the songs ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VH7JyGiIwfw&feature=player_embedded Jodellavitanonhocapitouncazzo]]'' (AllCGICartoon), ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjKLIeDJBFc&feature=player_embedded The Auditels Family]]'' ([[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus Python]]-esque animated cutouts) and ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fC88mrTl7lM&feature=related Cacca nello spazio]]'' (an interesting use of stop-motion).
* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Deliberately invoked in one song. ''Pimpami la storia'' ("Pimp My History") is all about this, being sung by the perspective of schoolboys who only care about modes and having fun. More broadly it's about how history is being over-simplified for the masses, or even totally distorted to please ideologies. One example: they think the "Marshall Plan" was made by Music/{{Eminem}}'s grandfather...

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* AnimatedMusicVideo: For the songs ''[[https://www."[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VH7JyGiIwfw&feature=player_embedded Jodellavitanonhocapitouncazzo]]'' Jodellavitanonhocapitouncazzo]]" (AllCGICartoon), ''[[https://www."[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjKLIeDJBFc&feature=player_embedded The Auditels Family]]'' Family]]" ([[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus Python]]-esque animated cutouts) and ''[[https://www."[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fC88mrTl7lM&feature=related Cacca nello spazio]]'' spazio]]" (an interesting use of stop-motion).
* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Deliberately invoked in one song. ''Pimpami "Pimpami la storia'' storia" ("Pimp My History") is all about this, being sung by the perspective of schoolboys who only care about modes and having fun. More broadly it's about how history is being over-simplified for the masses, or even totally distorted to please ideologies. One example: they think the "Marshall Plan" was made by Music/{{Eminem}}'s grandfather...



* LyricalDissonance: "Vieni a ballare in Puglia" is a cheerful, lively song...about work-related deaths, devastating fires, deadly industrial pollution and the exploitation of migrant workers, problems that plague Capa's native Apulia. As noted earlier, the ironically uplifting music made several people misunderstand the song's painful message.

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* LyricalDissonance: LyricalDissonance:
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"Vieni a ballare in Puglia" is a cheerful, lively song...about work-related deaths, devastating fires, deadly industrial pollution and the exploitation of migrant workers, problems that plague Capa's native Apulia. As noted earlier, the ironically uplifting music made several people misunderstand the song's painful message.



* MundaneMadeAwesome: [[Music/SpandauBallet Tony Hadley]] driving a truck at the end of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lmVZstFqlU ''Goodbye Malinconia'''s video]].
* MusicIsPolitics: Referenced in his song "Chi se ne frega della musica" (''Who gives a damn about music''). He implies that videos, song charts, producers, talk shows are all that is important in the music business, and nobody gives a damn about the ''music'' itself.
* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: Caparezza's music has elements of various genres, including AlternativeHipHop, ProgressiveRock, and HeavyMetal. Not only do his albums use live instrumentation (and not just rock instrumentation, but also horn and string sections), but he also writes sheet music for many of his songs.
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahN-bcmT8n0 Argenti vive]] has {{Dubstep}} elements.

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* MundaneMadeAwesome: [[Music/SpandauBallet Tony Hadley]] driving a truck at the end of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lmVZstFqlU ''Goodbye Malinconia'''s "Goodbye Malinconia"'s video]].
* MusicIsPolitics: Referenced in his song "Chi se ne frega della musica" (''Who ("Who gives a damn about music'').music"). He implies that videos, song charts, producers, talk shows are all that is important in the music business, and nobody gives a damn about the ''music'' itself.
* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly: Caparezza's music has elements of various genres, including AlternativeHipHop, ProgressiveRock, and HeavyMetal. Not only do his albums use live instrumentation (and not just rock instrumentation, but also horn and string sections), but he also writes sheet music for many HeavyMetal and, in the case of his songs.
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[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahN-bcmT8n0 Argenti vive]] has vive]], {{Dubstep}} elements.elements. Not only do his albums use live instrumentation (and not just rock instrumentation, but also horn and string sections), but he also writes sheet music for many of his songs.



** Since "otto" means "eight" in Italian, the song ''Giotto Beat'' may be another great example: as a reference to Giotto the artist (the lyrics talk about "perspective"), as a play on words to "8-bit" (Donkey Kong is mentioned), and a reference to the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G8_%28forum%29 G8 summit]] ('''G-otto'''), especially the one that took place in Italy in 2001 where several protesters were brutally '''beat'''en by police officers. And it's also a throwback to the ''beat'' songs from TheSixties.
* ReferenceOverdosed: He applies a metaphor to his lyrics and takes it UpToEleven, for example the songs ''Abiura di me'' (about his will to improve as an artist) and ''La marchetta di Popolino'' (about narrow-minded people) are disguised as huge amounts of videogame and Creator/WaltDisney references.
** Once again, he did it for the first single of his 2014 album: titled "Cover", it is a long list of references to notorious album covers, which mirror his personal growth as a man and an artist.

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** Since "otto" means "eight" in Italian, the song ''Giotto Beat'' "Giotto Beat" may be another great example: as a reference to Giotto the artist (the lyrics talk about "perspective"), as a play on words to "8-bit" (Donkey Kong is mentioned), and a reference to the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G8_%28forum%29 G8 summit]] ('''G-otto'''), especially the one that took place in Italy in 2001 where several protesters were brutally '''beat'''en by police officers. And it's also a throwback to the ''beat'' songs from TheSixties.
* ReferenceOverdosed: ReferenceOverdosed:
**
He applies a metaphor to his lyrics and takes it UpToEleven, for example the songs ''Abiura "Abiura di me'' me" (about his will to improve as an artist) and ''La "La marchetta di Popolino'' Popolino" (about narrow-minded people) are disguised as huge amounts of videogame and Creator/WaltDisney references.
** Once again, he did it for "Cover", the first single of his 2014 album: titled "Cover", it album, is a long list of references to notorious album covers, which mirror his personal growth as a man and an artist.



* SelfDeprecation: He sometimes mocks his Mikimix persona in a few songs. Also, he says things such as he's not an artist, he comes from the gutter and so on.

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* SelfDeprecation: SelfDeprecation:
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He sometimes mocks his Mikimix persona in a few songs. Also, he says things such as he's not an artist, he comes from the gutter and so on.



* TheUnpronounceable: His first album is called "!?".
** [[FridgeBrilliance It's "Caparezza!?"]]

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* TheUnpronounceable: His first album is called "!?".
** [[FridgeBrilliance It's "Caparezza!?"]]
''?!'', although [[https://images.genius.com/4af94e05ea75e385e4f64c0bab952688.1000x1000x1.jpg its cover]] results in "Caparezza?!".


* CompletelyMissingThePoint: Not Caparezza himself, but many listeners. He wrote a catchy song called "Fuori dal tunnel", about how the system is trying to uniform people's free time too... which immediately became a huge summer hit in discos and mainstream radio channels, the expressions of that "fun factory" he derided. He spoofed this in one song of his next album, when someone listens to "Fuori dal tunnel" and thinks that it's about drugs.
** His song "Vieni a ballare in Puglia" ("Come dance in Apulia", the region where Capa was born) suffered the same fate. It's actually about work-related deaths (the metaphors at the beginning make it clear that "dance" really means "die"), but many people mistook it for Caparezza professing his love to Apulia. The fact that the catchy refrain is an EarWorm doesn't help matters.
** One of his 2011 songs, which mocks catastrophism and conspiracies, has been mis-interpreted as well. If Youtube comments are an indication, many people praise Caparezza for "telling the truth", taking seriously his statements about Reptilians and chem trails.
** And again for his song "Legalize the Premier". Despite ''explicitly'' stating in the lyrics that it's not advocating the legalization of marijuana (the song is about politicians making stuff legal for themselves thanks to their position), several listeners assume that, since he has a left-wing point of view, he ''must'' sing about free weed for everyone.


** Habemus Capa (2003)

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** Verità Supposte (2003)
** Habemus Capa (2003)(2006)


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** Prisoner 709 (2017)


* CamelCase: The album covers render his stage name as "[=CapaRezza=]", however this way of writing is used almost only on ThatOtherWiki (the Italian version). ''Possibly'' referenced in one of his songs, when someone calls him "Mr. Rezza Capa".

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* CamelCase: The album covers render his stage name as "[=CapaRezza=]", however this way of writing is used almost only on ThatOtherWiki Wiki/ThatOtherWiki (the Italian version). ''Possibly'' referenced in one of his songs, when someone calls him "Mr. Rezza Capa".


* ReferenceOverdosed: He applies a metaphor to his lyrics and takes it UpToEleven, for example the songs ''Abiura di me'' (about his will to improve as an artist) and ''La marchetta di Popolino'' (about narrow-minded people) are disguised as huge amounts of videogame and WaltDisney references.

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* ReferenceOverdosed: He applies a metaphor to his lyrics and takes it UpToEleven, for example the songs ''Abiura di me'' (about his will to improve as an artist) and ''La marchetta di Popolino'' (about narrow-minded people) are disguised as huge amounts of videogame and WaltDisney Creator/WaltDisney references.


'''Caparezza''' (born Michele Salvemini on October 9, 1973) is an Italian rapper known for his often political lyrics, serious statements expressed with unusual and ironic metaphors, nasal voice [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and his]] FunnyAfro. Influenced by Music/FrankZappa, Caparezza is also known for [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly genre blending]] [[ConceptAlbum concept albums]].

He began his musical career in 1995 under the name '''Mikimix''', writing melodic rap/hip hop songs with little success; since 2000 he underwent a total change of appearance and style, rejecting his past and openly mocking it.

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'''Caparezza''' Caparezza (born Michele Salvemini on October 9, 1973) is an Italian rapper known for his often political lyrics, serious statements expressed with unusual and ironic metaphors, nasal voice [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and his]] FunnyAfro. Influenced by Music/FrankZappa, Caparezza is also known for [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly genre blending]] [[ConceptAlbum concept albums]].

He began his musical career in 1995 under the name '''Mikimix''', Mikimix, writing melodic rap/hip hop songs with little success; since 2000 he underwent a total change of appearance and style, rejecting his past and openly mocking it.

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Deliberately invoked in one song. ''Pimpami la storia'' ("Pimp My History") is all about this, being sung by the perspective of schoolboys who only care about modes and having fun. More broadly it's about how history is being over-simplified for the masses, or even totally distorted to please ideologies. One example: they think the "Marshall Plan" was made by Music/{{Eminem}}'s grandfather...


* CompletelyMissingThePoint: Not Caparezza himself, but many listeners. He wrote a catchy song called "Fuori dal tunnel", about how the system is trying to uniform people's free time too... which immediately became a huge summer hit in discos and mainstream radio channels, the expressions of that "fun factory" he derided. He spoofed this in one song of his next album, when someone listens to "Fuori dal tunnel" and thinks that [[ViewersAreMorons it's about drugs]].

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* CompletelyMissingThePoint: Not Caparezza himself, but many listeners. He wrote a catchy song called "Fuori dal tunnel", about how the system is trying to uniform people's free time too... which immediately became a huge summer hit in discos and mainstream radio channels, the expressions of that "fun factory" he derided. He spoofed this in one song of his next album, when someone listens to "Fuori dal tunnel" and thinks that [[ViewersAreMorons it's about drugs]].drugs.


-->'''CapaRezza''': [{{Beat}}] ''Pretend that I'm not here, I know that guy, he never shuts up...''

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-->'''CapaRezza''': -->'''[=CapaRezza=]''': [{{Beat}}] ''Pretend that I'm not here, I know that guy, he never shuts up...''


* MundaneMadeAwesome: [[SpandauBallet Tony Hadley]] driving a truck at the end of [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lmVZstFqlU ''Goodbye Malinconia'''s video]].

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* MundaneMadeAwesome: [[SpandauBallet [[Music/SpandauBallet Tony Hadley]] driving a truck at the end of [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lmVZstFqlU ''Goodbye Malinconia'''s video]].

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* LastNoteNightmare: The song "Limiti" from his second album ends with a few seconds of silence... followed by Capa screaming AIUTO! (''Help!'') in a distorted, screechy voice.


** Since "otto" means "eight" in Italian, the song ''Giotto Beat'' may be another great example: as a reference to Giotto the artist (the lyrics talk about "perspective"), as a play on words to "8-bit", and a reference to the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G8_%28forum%29 G8 summit]] ('''G-otto'''), especially the one that took place in Italy in 2001 where several protesters were brutally '''beat''' by police officers.

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** Since "otto" means "eight" in Italian, the song ''Giotto Beat'' may be another great example: as a reference to Giotto the artist (the lyrics talk about "perspective"), as a play on words to "8-bit", "8-bit" (Donkey Kong is mentioned), and a reference to the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G8_%28forum%29 G8 summit]] ('''G-otto'''), especially the one that took place in Italy in 2001 where several protesters were brutally '''beat''' '''beat'''en by police officers.officers. And it's also a throwback to the ''beat'' songs from TheSixties.

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