BRUSSELS. The controversy on the Maneskin. After the baseless accusations of drug use by Damiano David all’Eurovision, a story now closed, now the band, which won the competition last May 22 in Rotterdam, is even accused of plagiarism.
To take the field is Joris Lissens, member of the T grouphe Vendettas who told Dutch media RTL that the song “Zitti e Buoni”, which triumphed first in Sanremo and then in Rotterdam, would remind him of some sounds from his hit “You want it, you’ve got it”.
The Vendettas – RTL specifies – will not take any action against the Eurovision winners. “These guys weren’t born when we had this rock band,” admitted the singer, giving the Italians the benefit of the doubt. The RTL site, including the French version that picked up the news, invited readers to get an idea of the possible plagiarism by comparing the two songs. (