Italy’s most renowned dance acts VINAI teams up with HÄWK bring 1960s Italian classic back to life with
‘Abbronzatissima’ (which translates to ‘very tanned’) goes back to a Edoardo Vianello’s 1963 hit song, was followed by a frisky pop treatment in the zeroes, and is now emerging again on the wings of a rousing dance beat. As its airy vibes are effortlessly combined with sturdy dance grooves, the song is back again for a triumphant 2022 march – from festivals to beach houses, you’ll get your tan this season.
Since then, the song remained in the collective memory of Italy – many generations grew up with this classic vocal ballad. Especially when popular artist Brusco included the song in his 2003 hit ‘Sotto i Raggi Del Sole’, blending it with catchy pop rhythms and crazy additional vocal lines.
The past decade has seen VINAI break through the stratosphere, steadily climbing the stairs of success with tracks like ‘Rise Up’ and ‘Up All Night’, alongside the infamous Afrojack. In recent years, the duo has continued to evolve its sound, maintaining a bass heavy and melodic approach while also incorporating more vocals and pop styled arrangements.
HÄWK productions have gotten noticed more and more by some of the industries’ heavyweights, turning him into a specialist whether it’s for tasty covers, melodic sounds or straightforward, cool house music.
Building on the original song’s airy vibes, the horns and vocal lines are backed by strong, punchy house beats. With percussion and sound effects providing extra energy, this tune is bound to create a spark of excitement and recognition with various Italians – whatever age they might be, they’ll be dancing to this one.