Irene Grandi Biography
She debuted in the Sanremo Music Festival in the category New Proposed with "Fuori", in 1994, which was later won by Andrea Bocelli, who was also debuting the same year.
Her first album, Irene Grandi, contained songs written with Eros Ramazzotti ("Sposati subito") and Jovanotti ("T.V.B."). In 1995, her second album, In vacanza da una vita, was released. It contained such songs as "In vacanza da una vita" and "Bum bum". These albums were followed up by Se mi vuoi, Per fare l'amore, Buon compleanno, and Prima di partire per un lungo viaggio.
In 2000, she placed second in the Sanremo Music Festival with a song written together with Vasco Rossi.
She performed lead vocals on the song "Blue", the closing track on French producer Hector Zazou's 2003 album Strong Currents.
In 2004, she made her debut as a conductor with Marco Maccarini at the Festivalbar.