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1 = One and One
2 = Children
3 = Fable

Robert Miles, pseudonym of Roberto Concina (Fleurier, 3 November 1969 - Ibiza, 9 May 2017), was a composer, record producer and Italian disc jockey, who dedicated himself to numerous genres and variations of electronic music

Born in Switzerland by Italian immigrants Antonietta and Albino Lauro Concannon then return to Italy and settled in the small town of Fagagna, Friuli, in which Roberto began playing the piano. At age 17 he abandoned his studies in electronics to devote himself to music. Thanks to his knowledge acquired during the period of study creates an amateur radio station, debuting at the same time as a DJ with his first nickname: "Roberto Milani". He is having embarked on the career of DJ in some Italian clubs he moved first to London, then to Los Angeles, Berlin and Ibiza.

He reaches worldwide fame in 1996 with the single "Children": the song, written and published in the original version in 1994, but rearranged in 1995, is one of the biggest trance hits and the single instrument that has sold more copies in 1996 [citation needed]. Released in Italy in the fall of 1995, became an international hit in the summer of 1996. The album Dreamland obtained multiple platinum and gold in various nations, while the single Children sold over 5,000,000 copies and is used as the theme song of the television transmission summer Festivalbar alternately to each Fable (the jingle aired for commercial breaks).

During 1997 he released his second album: 23am. Meanwhile she won a Brit Award and a World Music Award, also thanks to the activity as a composer for TV and cinema. It is the only Italian artist who won a Brit Award for Best International New Comer [citation needed].

In early 2000, he gives life to his independent label, Salt Records (suitably: alternative), with which public Organik and Miles Gurtu, away from the genre that made him famous.

In 2011 public Thirteen working with Robert Fripp and Dave Okumu.

He has worked with musicians such as Bill Laswell, Robert Fripp, Trilok Gurtu, Nitin Sawhney, Jon Thorne, Dave Okumu and others.



"One and One" is a trance music of composer Robert Miles, the third single from the album Dreamland. Originally written for the Polish artist Edyta Górniak, which included his version of "One and One" in his debut album Edyta, the published version for the international market figure the vocalizations of the English singer Maria Nayler.

The single is perhaps the most successful of Miles in Italy, where he remained at the top of the chart for eleven consecutive weeks running between 1996 and 1997.



Children is a trance song of the Swiss composer Robert Miles, from the album Dreamland. Children is the most successful song of Miles' career. certified gold and platinum in several countries, the album reached the top spot in dozens of charts around the world. Miles himself has made several remixes for the song: a remix of 2004, in particular, has achieved some success in Europe. In 2008, the German DJ Dave Darell has made a cover in progressive house style. As soon began to turn on the web, the piece was attributed to Inpetto, duo composed of brothers Marco and Dirk Duderstadt, because of the similarity in style. After the denial by the two German brothers, it was announced the official release.



Festival Bar

"Fable" is a song by the Swiss-Italian musician Robert Miles. It was released in May 1996 as the second single from his album Dreamland. The song features uncredited vocals from Fiorella Quinn.

It was a hit in several countries, reaching top ten in Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland and UK. Its highest position in Europe was number 2 in Finland, but the single was unable to dislodge Metallica's "Until It Sleeps", which topped the chart then.

The song was charted in 1997, as third single (after "Children" and "One and One"), on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play on which it peaked at number one for one week.

The music video for "Fable" was directed by Maria Mochnacz. In it, Robert Miles falls asleep on his sofa, in front of the television. On the wall behind him, three girls are performing a choreography of synchronized swimming.
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