Fabio Canu is an italian songwriter who performed hundreds of live shows around Europe.

 

At only 17, he won the musical contest "Ricreazione 00", winning the right to play with his band, Sex Wax, the opening act for italian band Marlene Kuntz a the Rockaralis 6.0 music festival, where among the others performed bands such as Hives, Niels Jensen and Sonic Youth. The performance was followed by various interviews and appearances on tv showx.

 

In 2006, with "master" Corrado Lotta (Classical guitar) formed an acoustic country-western duo which played in a number of venues and stages.

 

In 2008, after recording a demo, he signed a solo contact with Banana Records2.0 (UNIVERSO), and in November of the same year his single "Comfort" was released on all the best digital stores (Mtv, I-tunes, Rossoalice, Mediaworld, Tiscali, Msn Music) and consequently played on several italian and internaional radios. The song won the musical contest "jamyourself" and was promoted on "Emergenti italiani", a musical space created by experts of the discographic industry (Emi).

 

In 2009 he published the album "Miles miles away", produced by Fabio Canu and Roberto Azara and distributed by Walkman srl, containg 10 tracks and released on all the digital music shops (I-tunes, Mondadori shop, IBS, Nokia music, Kiwer). One week after its release, Miles miles away entered into the TOP 10 of Mondadori sales at the first place and staying at that position for 3 months, ahead of affirmed italian and international artists. The album was praised by the critics and was suggested by Mondadori and IBS together with johnny Cash’s daughter, Rosanne Cash. Several italian and international radios played the album.

Miles and miles away was also presented on sardinian radios and on the tv station Videolina. In May 2010 he receives a honourable mention for the Think Tank International Music Award, chosen among hundreds of international bands by a jury formed by discographics who have worked with bands such as Coldplay, Johnny Cash, Cure.

 

In 2010 he also lends his voice to Roberto Azara’s debut album songs "Escape from milky way" and "Dreaming of you", published by CRONOS. In the same year he records the spanish version of "Miles miles away", promoting his music in Catalunya (Barcelona and Tarragona) and other spanish (Saragoza, Siviglia, Madrid) and french (Perpignan, Avignon e Narbonne) cities.

 

At the moment he is touring in both Italy and Spain, promoting his music on tvs and radios and taking parts to charity events. He is touring with the association ASFARU and Susana Ramos for ’’un Niño una sonrisa’’ where he is going to be playing on prestigious stage such as the auditorium of Sant Cugat del Valles, Teatro La Passió di Olesa de Montserrat.


In February 2011 he perfoms at the Harlem Jazz club (Barcellona) for the BARNASANTS festival, the most important european songwriter festival. In the same month he is invited at the television show "Para todos la 2" in the National Spanish television(RTVE) to present his album with the song ’’One Word’’,


The association  "Country la Torre’’ (Tarragona - Spain) in May of this year,creates the official fans club of the artist in Spain.


The song ’’11:11" appears on the I-tunes top 100 charts of the genre Country at the position 33 in Spain .


In 2013 he participates in the famous talent show ’’THE VOICE" (SPAIN) singing the Lynyrd Skynyd’s song ’’Sweet home Alabama". The  episode was watched by 3.591 million viewers . 

 
     
     
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