The official videoclip of the debut entry Complice has been released by the San Marino national broadcaster San Marino RTV. San Marino will be debuting this year for the very first time at the Eurovision Song Contest next May in Belgrade. The boyband Miodio (I hate myself) will be representing San Marino with the song Complice which will be sung entirely in Italian.
San Marino will be competing in the Eurovision Song Contest semi final 1on the 20th May in Belgrade. Miodio is a 5 piece group composed by 3 Italiansand 2 Sammarinese.
Miodio are Nicola Della Valle (vocals), Francesco Sancisi (keyboards, programming), Polly (bass guitar, programming), Paolo Macina (guitar) and Alessandro Gobbi (drums). The Miodio project was born in 2002 and their first album came in 2006. It contained five tracks and was produced by Acanto label by the well-known composer and producer Andrea Felli. In 2007 they signed an exclusive contract with Opera Prima, the label of the Roberto Fiachinni, son and manager of Renato Zero, the Italian mega star. Their single It's OK, is still in the playlists of national radio stations in Italy.
The band claim they represent "a new way of thinking, born by anger and the will to react that each individual carries in their ego". They have extensive live concert experience as they have performed as a support group at Renato Zero's MpZero Tour 2007 and have supported Matia Bazar. They have also won the 17th San Marino Festival as well as the Viva Music Award and Most Original Song Award of the Bologna 2006 Festival delle Arti. Miodio represented San Marino in the 12 Biennale in Napoli.
You can watch the Sammarinese Eurovision 2008 entry by clicking here .
esctoday.comwould like to thank Mr Matteo Aldrovandi and OGAE Italy for submitting this news.