SEPTEMBER during the third Live he sings for the first time in English proposing an iconic song such as Girls Just Want To Have Fun by Robert Hazard, in Cyndi Lauper’s version.
X Factor 2023, third Live: Gaetano De Caro is eliminated. Save the Stunt Pilots
SEPTEMBER rewrites some verses of Girls Just Want To Have Fun, a job that I really like Fedez. Ambra is enthusiastic: “ You have proven the performer you are becoming”.
XF 2023, SEPTEMBER Live 3: judges’ comments
Matteo Alieno of the team Amber he tries his hand at the song It’s not forever of Afterhours, for which he also takes care of the arrangement.
X Factor 2023, Matteo Alieno takes us out for dinner
Matteo Alieno conquers everyone. “This guy is already in the finals. Performance after performance he is focusing on the character and the ability to make each song his own,” he comments Dargen.
XF 2023, Matteo Alieno Live 3: the judges’ comments
For those caught
Astromare Judge Morgan chooses Anyway by Genesis, a song deemed by the jury to be “really very difficult”.
X Factor, baptism of fire for Astromare at the 3rd Live
Astromare they divide the jury but show courage in tackling a song “so intense, with a genre and an atmosphere totally opposite to their nature”.
XF 2023, Astromare Live 3: the judges’ comments
The rebel in pajamas
Maria Tomba goes wild, ironic, to the tune of the cover of I’m a Rebel Mom of the Skiantos.
X Factor 2023: Maria Tomba, rebel in pajamas
Maria Tomba Dargen says: “Flawless!”. Morgan calls the performance “amazing” and Ambra agrees: “You’re coming everyone, well done!”.
XF 2023 Maria Tomba Live 3: the judges’ comments
Dargen for the
Stunt Pilots chooses “a song that contributed to changing society’s perception”: No one can judge me by Caterina Caselli, with part of the text rewritten. And an explosive outfit.
X Factor, the Stunt Pilots reveal their hidden side
Stunt Pilots they perform in Italian for the first time. But the jury is divided and so is the audience at home: they are the least voted in the first round of the competition and fly to the run-off where they sing Kiss of Prince, saving himself.
XF 2023, Stunt Pilots Live 3: the judges’ comments
The X Factor Arena moves with
Angelica who sings General by Francesco De Gregori. A minimal performance that hits straight to the heart.
X Factor 2023, the intimate version of Angelica’s “Generale”.
Angelica makes the jury table vibrate. Fedez is lapidary: “Gives you goosebumps”. And there was a lot of emotion among the audience.
XF 2023, Angelica Live 3: the judges’ comments
Born This Way by Lady Gaga is the song chosen by Ambra for Gaetano De Caroan important assignment for the young singer: “It’s the first time I do what I want to do”.
X Factor 2023, Gaetano makes us dance with “Born This Way”
Gaetano De Caro an extra pinch of irony in his interpretations. But the competitor is the least voted in the second round of the competition and loses in the runoff against the Stunt Pilots. It is eliminated from XF2023.
X Factor 2023, relive the live broadcast
Rebel Rebel by David Bowie is the rebellious song proposed by SickTeens of Morgan’s team.
X Factor 2023, the SickTeens sparkle with David Bowie
The gang of
Sickteens goes wild on the stage of the X Factor Arena. Dargen: “I enjoyed the performance, I thought very respectful of the original”.
XF 2023, SickTeens Live 3: the judges’ comments
SARAFINE performs for the first time without the usual console. And in this unreleased version he returns a cover of Get Up, Stand Up by The Wailers with part of the text creepily rewritten.
X Factor 2023, SARAFINE for the first time without console
SARAFINE takes everything. “One of the strongest performances I’ve seen at XF. This girl is a clear example of what Italian music could be if we believed in it a little more,” he comments Dargen.
XF 2023 SARAFINE Live 3: judges’ comments
The Usual Dandy sing Schoolmate by Antonello Venditti shouting “Long live the gentle revolution”.
XF, Il Solito Dandy nostalgic with a cover by Venditti
Faced with the performance of the
Usual Dandy the jury does not spare itself. Fedez comments: “Every episode that passes I like you more and more.”
XF 2023, Il Solito Dandy Live 3: the judges’ comments
At the third Live of XF2023
SELMI celebrates Giorgio Gaber with the song manifesto Freedoma song that the young competitor didn’t know.
X Factor 2023, SELMI’s anthem to Freedom
The performance of
SELMI convinces Ambra: “It’s a masterpiece and you approached it with the light-heartedness of someone who wants to say certain things”.
XF 2023, SELMI Live 3: the judges’ comments