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Artist: HIPPIE TENDENCIES     Album: Identity     Label: AlfaMusic     Code: AFPCD142


  • Identity


  • 19 May 2014

  • AFPCD142

  • 8032050014050

  • Digital, Jazzos, AlfaMusic

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  • Created on : 20 April 2014

  • Total songs : 13

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  • From: AlfaMusic

Press Release

"IDENTITY" (2014, AlfaMusic/Egea distr.)


Quattro musicisti italiani - Marco Cremaschini (tastiere, pianoforte), Cesare Valbusa (batteria), Massimo Saviola (basso elettrico e acustico), Christian Codenotti (chitarra acustica) - e la cantante americana Lisa Marie Simmons compongono la singolare band “Hippie Tendencies”.

Nati nel 2006, gli Hippie Tendencies sono stati in tour in Europa ed in America deliziando il pubblico di tutto il mondo con le canzoni del loro primo omonimo album.

Il gruppo presenta oggi il suo secondo album “IDENTITY (2014, AlfaMusic/Egea distr.).

Le tematiche dell’album coprono un ampio spettro, dal tema classico dell’amore alle riflessioni di carattere sociale, mentre le melodie spaziano dal funk alle atmosfere jazz. Nonostante i diversi background musicali e culturali i cinque musicisti mostrano un’incredibile coesione, dando vita ad un album energico e coinvolgente.

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"IDENTITY" (2014, AlfaMusic/Egea distr.)


Four Italian musicians - Marco Cremaschini (keys, piano), Cesare Valbusa (drums), Massimo Saviola (acoustic and electric bass), Christian Codenotti (acoustic guitar and vocals) and their American lead singer Lisa Marie Simmons make up the singular band Hippie Tendencies.
Formed in 2006 Hippie Tendencies have been gigging since then in Europe and America and have delighted their audiences worldwide with songs from their first self titled album.

Today the band is pleased to present their second Album “Identity” (2014, AlfaMusic/Egea distr.).

The subject matter is diverse and covers a wide spectrum, from the classic theme of love to reflections on today’s society .The melodies swing from a funk to a jazz atmosphere. Despite very different musical and cultural backgrounds the five musicians reveal an incredible cohesion and have given birth to an album which is energetic and engaging.

Identity is an Album that displays a delicious harmony between the vocals of Lisa, the melodies, the arrangements and the lyrics of the various songs.
A refined album, elegant and with many varieties of sound, traveling from soul, to jazz and a captivating modern pop.


Track List

Track List

1 Woke up 5.09
2 Beside Me (Italian Town) 3.29
3 Borderline 4.12
4 Giggin’ Around 2.46
5 Wana Wa Africa 1.31
6 Imigrant 5.23
7 Time After Time 4.49
8 Beat 5.04
9 She’s Got It 3.58
10 Can You Tell 4.30
11 Blowin’ In The Wind 3.23
12 Here’s To You 5.05
13 Done 3.13

Total Time 53.09 

All original lyrics by Lisa Marie Simmons
All music by Marco Cremaschini except:

1,4 by Marco Cremaschini, Massimo Saviola, Cesare Valbusa

3 by Massimo Saviola and Marco Cremaschini
5 by Christian Codenotti
7 by Cyndi Lauper and Rob Hyman
11 by Bob Dylan
12 by Ennio Morricone – Joan Baez


Publishing: AlfaMusic Studio (Siae)



Produced by

Hippie Tendencies
Associate Producer
Richard E. Powell
Production coordination
Alessandro Guardia & Fabrizio Salvatore (AlfaMusic)


Lead Vocal Lisa Marie Simmons

Acoustic Baby Grand Piano, Fender Rhodes, Melodica, Synthesizers, Tonewheel Organ, DX7 and all other keys Marco Cremaschini

Electric Bass 4,5 strings, Acoustic Bass Massimo Saviola

Drums & Percussions Cesare Valbusa

Electric Guitars 1, 2, 3, 10, 13 Simone Boffa

Electric Guitars 8, 12 Simone Guiducci

Acoustic Guitars 1, 3, 9 Wooden Flute 5, 6 Vocal - Intro/Outro 5 Christian Codenotti

Percussions 1, 3, 5, 10 Maurizio Giannone

Tuba, Trombone, Flugelhorn, Trumpets Sousaphone, Horn Arrangement 4 Mauro Ottolini

Trumpet, Flugelhorn 6 Fulvio Sigurtà


Background Vocals

Lisa Marie Simmons, Lisa Bell, Christian Codenotti, Miles Simmons, Alan Farrigton, Marco Cremaschini,

Massimo Saviola

Background Vocals 8  Miles Simmons (Lead vocal)

The Daisy Choir (Grey Harrison, Emma Dillon, Terina Kate Patrick, Greta Koenig, Sloan Menendez and Maxwell Story)

Recording Data

Recorded and Mixed at
Ritmo&Blu Studios - Pozzolengo (Brescia)
Sound engineer
Christian Codenotti

Additional recordings at
Digitube Studio (Mantova)
KrHouse Studio (Soiano del Lago)
Sound engineers
Carlo Cantini
Marco Cremaschini

Mastered at
AlfaMusic Studio - Rome
Sound engineer
Alessandro Guardia

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