Morandi (band)

Morandi (band)
Origin Bucharest, Romania
Genres Euro Pop/Dance music
Years active 2005–present
Labels Universal Music Romania

Morandi is a Romanian Europop music group composed of Marius Moga and Andrei Ştefan Ropcea (Randi). The group's name derives from the first two letters of Moga's name and Ropcea's nickname, Randi, creating Morandi.

Aside from being successful in Romania, the group ranked highly on several pan-European charts (including the MTV Europe chart and the World Chart Express) and became probably the most successfully band in the history of Eastern Europe after O-Zone[citation needed]. Their music is very popular among young people in Russia, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Republic of Macedonia, Lithuania and Ukraine. Morandi were nominated as Best Romanian Act both at the 2005 MTV Europe Music Awards and 2006 MTV Europe Music Awards and won the award at the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards. "Angels" was called "Most successful track 2008" in Russia.

A new album, Zebra, has been deferred several times. Morandi have continued to tour and perform concerts for an extended time. In the fifth week of 2011 Morandi released "Angels" in France. Up to now the song peaked at chart position 16 of the official French music chart.[1]



Morandi discography
Studio albums 4
Singles 9
Music videos 9

Morandi has released four studio albums, nine singles and nine music videos.

Studio albums

Year Title Certification
2005 Reverse
2006 Mind Fields
2007 N3XT
TBA Zebra


The single "Angels" sold 1.45 million copies in Russia and went 7x platinum as ring-back tone and gold as realtone.[2][3] The single "Save me" went 2x platinum with 400,000 copies sold[4]

Year Title Peak[5][6][7] Album
SVK BG CZE HU Dance Top40 FR
2004 "Love Me" - - - - - Reverse
"Beijo" 54 - - - -
2006 "Falling Asleep" - - - - - Mind Fields
"A La Lujeba" - - - - -
"Oh La La" (English version of "Beijo") - - - - - Digital Only
2007 "Afrika" - - - - - N3XT
"Angels (Love Is The Answer)" 1 1 1 3 16
2008 "Save Me" (feat. Helene) 13 2 1 25 -
2009 "Сolors" 1 1 4 - - Zebra
2010 "Rock The World" 62 - - - -
2011 "Midnight Train" 26 - - - -
2011 "Serenada" - - - - -
Number ones 2 - 2 - -
Top 10 hits 2 3 3 1 -


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