From Rapha comes "THE GIRO" CD (only available on CD): "Inspired by the history, passion and glory of the Giro d’Italia, this soundtrack travels through an eclectic mix of music and sound to celebrate what is for many the greatest bike race in the world. The Giro is synonymous with Italian cycling and names like Binda, Coppi, Moser and Pantani, champions and legends that have all worn the Maglia Rosa.
For the road-racing connoisseur, the corsa rosa is a romantic and colourful carnival marking the start of summer road racing. This album combines 21 tracks of opera, jazz, traditional folk and classic italo-disco and house to reflect the varied culture and heritage of Italy's Grand Tour. Each track has been chosen to capture the atmosphere and essence of the Giro d'Italia. Accompanying the music are the authentic sounds of the tifosi and the Giro caravan. There is also commentary from the voice behind the 1974 film The Greatest Show on Earth. The CD artwork features the photography of Daniel Sharp."
1.Religion / LA GAZZETTA DELLO SPORT
2.La Traviata: Di Provenza il Mar (Vocal) – Verdi
3.THE CARAVAN OF THE GIRO D'ITALIA
4.Bartali – Paolo Conte
5.WHAT IS THE GIRO?
6.Welcome – Gino Latino
8.Numb – Mescalito
9.Omertá – El Domingo
10.Io Che Non Sono L'Imperatore – Edoardo Bennato
11.Lamette– Donatella Rettore
12.TARANTO TO FOGGIA
13.The End – Change
14.It's a War – Kano
16.Stop Bajon (Club Mix) – Tullio Di Piscopo
17.Testa – Testa
18.Ice Metropolis / THE TIME TRIAL
19.Walk a Mile (Henrik Schwarz edit) – Coldcut
21.Acqua Azzurra, Acqua Chiara – Lucio Battisti
22.Lonesome Gun / THE DOLOMITES
23.4 MILES TO GO
24.Come Down Easy – Howard Eliott Payne
26.Milan – Wish
27.HEARTS OF THE TIFOSI
28.Un Bel di Vedremo – Puccini
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