Lalala Napoli revisits and reinvents Neapolitan music and its signature dance the tarantella through the fantasized Naples of François Castiello, singer and accordionist in Bratsch.
Gathered around popular musics, the musicians freely explore neapolitan songs. With energy and generosity Lalala Napoli enhances the trance effect of the tarantella and takes us on a journey to a friendly and
A sound that is both acoustic and electric, naked and powerful, creating a tension that rises in liberating momentum and reflecting the city’s bittersweet nostalgia in a collective feast of music.
NEW ALBUM 2020
Both closer and further than ever from the roots of Tarantella, Lalala Napoli’s new album will be an acoustic and electric musical celebration stubborn in connecting us and joyfully leading us beyond Italy — since the dawn of time until tomorrow. They will record this new opus in April with Antoine Etter in charge.
SHOW CASE AT WOMEX 2019
“Les Inrocks”: Ten albums to re-enchant Europe “Lalala Napoli recreates a happy maze of tough buzzing life, languorous lyrics, flute trills and longings of accordion, and it does it in its own way – picaresque, rough and visceral. Its music feels like true life. It spills over from the studio to spread out in the full sunshine, without being cute, in the abundance of an immense heart.”
“France Culture”: Music News by Matthieu Conquet “Neapolitan songs: dancing on a volcano. François Castiello returns to the repertoire of the Neapolitan classics, adding his words and his music, fist raised to the sky.”