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With their victory at Sanremo, they also accepted RAI's invitation to represent Italy in the Series/EurovisionSongContest 2021. They ultimately finished in first place, giving Italy their first Eurovision victory since Toto Cutugno's "Insieme: 1992" in 1990 and third overall. They also became the first ''[[Series/TheXFactor X Factor]]'' alums to win Eurovision.

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With their victory at Sanremo, they also accepted RAI's invitation to represent Italy in the Series/EurovisionSongContest 2021. They ultimately finished in first place, giving Italy their first Eurovision victory since Toto Cutugno's "Insieme: 1992" in 1990 and third overall. They are also the first Sanremo winners to also win Eurovision in the same year (and with the same song) since Gigliola Cinquetti in 1964. They also became the first ''[[Series/TheXFactor X Factor]]'' alums to win Eurovision.



* MrFanservice / MsFanservice: The whole band uses and abuses of this concept, to the point of posing naked for a photoshoot.

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* MrFanservice / MsFanservice: The whole band uses and abuses of this concept, to the point of posing naked for a photoshoot.photoshoot. Even Victoria is a MsFanservice.

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* HeavyMeta: "Chosen" is an almost auto-biographic song written in the band's point of view and how they want to impress their fans.


* SurprisinglyGoodEnglish: They have a couple of songs entirely sang in English, a

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* SurprisinglyGoodEnglish: They have a couple of songs entirely sang in English, aEnglish.

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* IcarusAllusion: "Zitti e buoni" has a passing reference to the myth of Icarus in the second verse.
-->''Con ali in cera alla schiena ricercherò quell'altezza\\
Se vuoi fermarmi ritenta, prova a tagliarmi la testa.''


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* RebelliousSpirit: Some of their songs, including "Zitti e buoni", are odes to this ideal.


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* SurprisinglyGoodEnglish: They have a couple of songs entirely sang in English, a


* ObligatoryBondageSong: "I Wanna Be Your Slave" skirts the line between this and IntercourseWithYou:

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* ObligatoryBondageSong: "I Wanna Be Your Slave" skirts the line between this and IntercourseWithYou:IntercourseWithYou. It's also an Obligatory English Song:


* ObligatoryBondageSong: "I Wanna Be Your Slave" skirts the line between this and IntercourseWithYou:
-->''I wanna pull your strings like you're my telecaster''\\
''And if you want to use me, I could be your puppet.''



* YoungerThanTheyLook: All the members were born between 1999 and 2001 (which means they were only 20-22 when they won Eurovision 2021), but their vintage styling and heavy eyeliner make it easy to mistake them for decades older than they actually are. It also doesn't hurt that they perform like seasoned professionals.


With their victory at Sanremo, they also accepted RAI's invitation to represent Italy in the Series/EurovisionSongContest 2021. They ultimately finished in first place, giving Italy their first Eurovision victory since Toto Cutugno's "Insieme: 1992" in 1990 and third overall.

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With their victory at Sanremo, they also accepted RAI's invitation to represent Italy in the Series/EurovisionSongContest 2021. They ultimately finished in first place, giving Italy their first Eurovision victory since Toto Cutugno's "Insieme: 1992" in 1990 and third overall.
overall. They also became the first ''[[Series/TheXFactor X Factor]]'' alums to win Eurovision.


* YoungerThanTheyLook: All the members were born between 1999 and 2001 (at least one of them was a literal teenager when they won Eurovision 2021), but their vintage styling and heavy eyeliner make it easy to mistake them for decades older than they actually are. It also doesn't hurt that they perform like seasoned professionals.

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* YoungerThanTheyLook: All the members were born between 1999 and 2001 (at least one of them was a literal teenager (which means they were only 20-22 when they won Eurovision 2021), but their vintage styling and heavy eyeliner make it easy to mistake them for decades older than they actually are. It also doesn't hurt that they perform like seasoned professionals.

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* DrugsAreBad: The band is against drug use, which they had to clarify after the perspective on a camera shot of Damiano yelling in excitement at their booth at Eurovision made it look like he was snorting a line of cocaine off their table. The entire band even volunteered for drug tests the next day to head the controversy off.


* {{Bowdlerise}}: The original version of "Zitti e buoni" included some cursewords that had to be removed when the song was selected for Eurovision. After the band won the contest Damiano sang the original, uncensored lyrics during the reprise.



* MrFanservice / MsFanservice: The whole band uses and abuses of this concept, to the point to pose naked for a photoshoot.
* OlderThanTheyLook: All the members were born between 1999 and 2001 (at least one of them was a literal teenager when they won Eurovision 2021), but their vintage styling and heavy eyeliner make it easy to mistake them for decades older than they actually are. It also doesn't hurt that they perform like seasoned professionals.

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* MrFanservice / MsFanservice: The whole band uses and abuses of this concept, to the point to pose of posing naked for a photoshoot.
* OlderThanTheyLook: All the members were born between 1999 and 2001 (at least one of them was a literal teenager when they won Eurovision 2021), but their vintage styling and heavy eyeliner make it easy to mistake them for decades older than they actually are. It also doesn't hurt that they perform like seasoned professionals.
photoshoot.


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* YoungerThanTheyLook: All the members were born between 1999 and 2001 (at least one of them was a literal teenager when they won Eurovision 2021), but their vintage styling and heavy eyeliner make it easy to mistake them for decades older than they actually are. It also doesn't hurt that they perform like seasoned professionals.


* ForeignLanguageTitle: Måneskin (Danish for "moonshine") comes from De Angelis, who is of half-Danish ethnic background.

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* ForeignLanguageTitle: ForeignLanguageTitle and HeavyMetalUmlaut: Måneskin (Danish for "moonshine") comes from De Angelis, who is of half-Danish ethnic background.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: All the members were born between 1999 and 2001 (at least one of them was a literal teenager when they won Eurovision 2021), but their vintage styling and heavy eyeliner make it easy to mistake them for decades older than they actually are. It also doesn't hurt that they perform like seasoned professionals.

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* MrFanservice / MsFanservice: The whole band uses and abuses of this concept, to the point to pose naked for a photoshoot.


Ahead of their sophomore album's release in 2021, Måneskin competed in the Sanremo Music Festival with the song "Zitti e buoni" [[note]]English: "Shut up and behave"[[/note]] and emerged as the winning act, beating out stiff competition from the likes of Ermal Meta (co-winner, 2018), Music/FrancescaMichielin (co-runner-up, 2016 & 2021), and Fedez (co-runner-up, 2021), the latter of whom served as a judge on their season of ''X-Factor''. With their victory, they also accepted RAI's invitation to represent Italy in the Series/EurovisionSongContest that same year.

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Ahead of their sophomore album's release in 2021, Måneskin competed in the Sanremo Music Festival with the song "Zitti e buoni" [[note]]English: "Shut up and behave"[[/note]] and emerged as the winning act, beating out stiff competition from the likes of Ermal Meta (co-winner, 2018), Music/FrancescaMichielin (co-runner-up, 2016 & 2021), and Fedez (co-runner-up, 2021), the latter of whom served as a judge on their season of ''X-Factor''. ''X-Factor''.

With their victory, victory at Sanremo, they also accepted RAI's invitation to represent Italy in the Series/EurovisionSongContest that same year.
2021. They ultimately finished in first place, giving Italy their first Eurovision victory since Toto Cutugno's "Insieme: 1992" in 1990 and third overall.

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'''Måneskin''' is an Italian rock band.

Consisting of lead vocalist Damiano David, bassist Victoria De Angelis, guitarist Thomas Raggi, and drummer Ethan Torchio, Måneskin initially achieved fame as the runners-up of Italy's ''Series/TheXFactor'' in 2017. They released their debut album ''Il ballo della vita'' a year later in 2018, as well as a documentary film (''This is Måneskin'') about their career up to that point.

Ahead of their sophomore album's release in 2021, Måneskin competed in the Sanremo Music Festival with the song "Zitti e buoni" [[note]]English: "Shut up and behave"[[/note]] and emerged as the winning act, beating out stiff competition from the likes of Ermal Meta (co-winner, 2018), Music/FrancescaMichielin (co-runner-up, 2016 & 2021), and Fedez (co-runner-up, 2021), the latter of whom served as a judge on their season of ''X-Factor''. With their victory, they also accepted RAI's invitation to represent Italy in the Series/EurovisionSongContest that same year.

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!! Discography:
* ''Chosen'' EP (2017)
* ''Il ballo della vita'' [[note]]English: ''The dance of life''[[/note]] (2018)
* ''Teatro d'ira: Vol. 1'' [[note]]English: ''Theater of wrath: Vol. 1''[[/note]] (2021)
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!! Filmography (as themselves):
* ''Series/TheXFactor'' (2017)
* ''This is Måneskin'' (2018)
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!! Måneskin's career provides examples of:
* ForeignLanguageTitle: Måneskin (Danish for "moonshine") comes from De Angelis, who is of half-Danish ethnic background.
* TheRunnerUpTakesItAll: They placed second in their season of ''X Factor'' to Lorenzo Licitra, but have since outpaced him terms of chart success and mainstream popularity in Italy.
* SurpassedTheTeacher: They competed against (and beat out) Fedez at Sanremo 2021, after competing on a show where he served as a judge and mentor figure to them.
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