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Giorgio Moroder

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Giorgio Moroder (born Hansjörg Moroder on April 26, 1940 in Ortisei, Italy) is an Italian record producer, songwriter and performer, whose groundbreaking work with synthesizers during the 1970s was a significant influence on new wave, techno and electronic music in general. Particularly well known are Donna Summer’s disco hits produced by Moroder, including “Love To Love You Baby” and “I Feel Love”. Moroder also produced a number of electronic disco hits for The Three Degrees.

Often collaborating with lyricist Pete Bellotte, Moroder scored a number of hits in his own name including “Son Of My Father” in 1972 and “From Here to Eternity” in 1977 under the name Giorgio, and in the following year releasing “Chase”, the theme from the film Midnight Express and sold well elsewhere. All were hits in the UK. The full movie score for Midnight Express won him his first Academy Award for best film score in 1978.

In 1985, Moroder worked with Phil Oakey, frontman of the popular synthpop group, The Human League, to make the album Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder. The following year, Moroder collaborated with his protege Harold Faltermeyer (of “Axel F.” fame) and lyricist Tom Whitlock to create the score for the popular film Top Gun (1986), with the most noteworthy hit being the Berlin classic, “Take My Breath Away”, which went on to become a huge hit for the group.

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  • KingNoCrown

    Thank you El-P.

    27 Jul 6:28am Reply
  • IntoTheGrove_

    Tom's Diner (feat. Britney Spears) ♥ [165]

    27 Jul 2:26am Reply
  • LeH450

    Tom's Diner (feat. Britney Spears) ♥ [164]

    25 Jul 12:59am Reply
  • UGLYBBOY

    Tom's Diner (feat. Britney Spears) ♥ [163]

    24 Jul 10:28pm Reply
  • DjalmaSantana

    Tom's Diner (feat. Britney Spears) ♥ [162]

    22 Jul 11:40pm Reply
  • Dimension5

    New album is solid, but i prefer his older works, he is for me one of godfathers of modern electronic music, from new album my favorites are 74 is new 24, La Disco and excellent wildstar with Foxes.

    22 Jul 9:38pm Reply
  • Will_rebelboy

    Tom's Diner (feat. Britney Spears) ♥ [161]

    22 Jul 12:32pm Reply
  • admetum

    Brazil is a universe to itself that's why

    21 Jul 3:13am Reply
  • TheRazboynick_2

    That's funny & sad how schoolboys and girls came to know the Grandgfather of disco's name via that mediocre cover by a mediocre singer called B. Spears. Giorgio is a universe in himself, with HUGE worldwide legacy, shame not to know him forr al lwho listen to electronic and pop music. He's a pillar.

    20 Jul 2:59pm Reply
  • Alin_

    it's sad that people had to hear about the greatness of this man via Daft Punk (he wrote alot of legendary stuff in his long career), but hey.. better late than never. not to be a fucking hipster or anything, but i listened to him since i saw Scarface the first time.. also that Kenny Loggins track lmao (that he co-produced, if i am not mistaken) ..anyway, i am glad mr Moroder gets the spotlight he truly deserves & i felt like posting this before listening to his new record.

    17 Jul 8:39pm Reply
  • rhuancesar_

    Tom's Diner (feat. Britney Spears) ♥ [160]

    16 Jul 3:34pm Reply
  • toxicspears

    Tom's Diner (feat. Britney Spears) ♥ [159]

    16 Jul 12:46am Reply
  • Lim0n

    Wildstar (feat. Foxes) ♥

    14 Jul 5:16pm Reply
  • overdramaticc

    Loving Tom's Diner and 74 is the new 24 !! // https://lenaveronica.wordpress.com //

    12 Jul 10:51pm Reply
  • Fadinha_Spears

    Tom's Diner (feat. Britney Spears) ♥ [158]

    11 Jul 12:32am Reply
  • Sergey_radiofan

    Giorgio Moroder - Déjà Vu 10.07.15 -> 23:00 moscow -> ralphradio.ru

    10 Jul 5:59pm Reply
  • mdharris27

    Whose this guy and why is he popular all of a sudden?

    6 Jul 9:53pm Reply
  • ziggybiscuits

    Tom's Diner (feat. Britney Spears) ♥ [157]

    5 Jul 10:48pm Reply
  • arcanjoBEP

    Wildstar (feat. Foxes) ♥ [12]

    4 Jul 4:34am Reply
  • admetum

    deja-vu is an irredeemable letdown but maybe it will at least inspire new listeners to check out his older work. considering the only track that is even recognizably a giorgio song is one of the less popular ones one the album i doubt it will happen but it's nice to stay positive

    4 Jul 1:46am Reply
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