These are some of the best songs to learn Italian. I picked songs I liked also for the melody since if you really want to learn the words, you will have to play them over and over.
Now, I know what you might be thinking: “Songs? Really? Isn’t that just for kids?” But trust me, learning Italian through music is not only for kids, it’s for everyone. And it’s not just effective, it’s also a lot of fun. Plus, who doesn’t love a good sing-along?
Think about it: how many times have you found yourself humming along to a catchy tune without even realizing it? That’s the power of music. And when you combine that power with the beauty and expressiveness of the Italian language, you get a winning combination that will have you speaking like a native in no time.
So, whether you’re a complete beginner or already have some Italian under your belt, get ready to add some new tunes to your playlist and take your language skills to the next level.
Buonanotte Fiorellino – Francesco De Gregori (1975)
Alla Fiera Dell’Est – Angelo Branduardi (1976)
La pulce d’acqua – Angelo Branduardi (1977)
Ma che freddo fa – Nada (1969)
Il mio canto libero – Lucio Battisti (1972)
Questo piccolo grande amore – Claudio Baglioni
Il mondo – Jimmy Fontana (1965)
Gioco di Bimba – Le Orme (1972)
Samarcanda – Roberto Vecchioni (1977)
Pescatore – Pierangelo Bertoli e Fiorella Mannoia (1980)
Best Songs to Learn Italian: Compilation by Paolo Nascimbeni