Genesis and Debut
The idea of having musicians with different music styles and languages in one band clicked to Simon Cowell after he heard Andrea Bocelli’s Con te partiro. The search for versatile musicians started in 2001 and lasted for almost two years. In December 2003, Il Divo emerged as a four piece band with musicians belonging to France, Switzerland, Spain and America.
Mixing Latin, English, French and Italian with their operatic style of singing, the band released their debut self-titled album in 2004. The album earned unconventional commercial and critical acclaim by topping several international music charts and received Platinum certifications in different countries. Such warm reception from the listeners encouraged them to tour around the country and they rose to national prominence.
Il Divo’s career soared with their following successful music ventures. Their second album, Ancora came out in 2005 and commercially outperformed than the previous record as it appeared at the top of Billboard 200. The album met with positive reviews and received Gold and Platinum certifications in different countries. The band’s third record, Siempre was released in 2006 and it also went Platinum in various countries including the US. Besides their headlining concert series, they were invited by Barbra Streisand to perform as guests during her Streisand: The Tour. Il Divo: A Musical Affair tickets sold well and made their tour an international success.
Il Divo’s fourth studio album, The Promise marked a stylistic shift in their signature sound and they clinched top chart positions in various countries. Their fifth record, Wicked Game came out in 2011 and it received Gold certifications in UK, Canada and Australia. With their latest experimental album, A Musical Affair, Il Divo has pushed the limits of their musicianship and proved their versatility.
Il Divo consists of four talented musicians with different singing styles and varied vocal range. The band includes American and Swiss tenors, David Miller and Urs Buhler, Spanish baritone, Carlos Marin and French pop star, Sebastein Izambard. Mixing their unique talents in one harmonized sound, the foursome comes up with their signature sound that includes a variety of languages. Apart from the great music arrangements, a beautiful blend of classical and pop is what makes their records special and lovable to the listeners.
Il Divo Live
Known for their eclecticism and lively stage presence, Il Divo’s aura is loved by their fans. The band has experimented with their new album which includes Broadway style of singing and has received an amazing response from the listeners. To celebrate this recent success with their buffs, the band has scheduled their recent streaks of live shows in multiple cities around the world. Be a part of one of their concerts to groove to their greatest hits.