Discovered this Italian singer from Putomayo’s Music From the Winelands compilation. Simply Fabulous.
Here’s an interview with Capossela with NPR’s All Things Considered last January.
“I have an attitude about the grotesque in my shows,” Capossela says. “I like to scare people a little, but then make them feel safe again, and go home hugging each other like friends.”
This is Si è spento il sole, roughly, The Sun has been Extinguished.