Matia Bazar is an Italian pop band formed in Genoa in 1975 by Piero Cassano (keyboards), Aldo Stellita (bass), Carlo Marrale (guitar), Giancarlo Golzi (drums) and Antonella Ruggiero (vocals). They scored their first hit that year with 'Stasera che sera'. In 1978 they performed at the Festival di Sanremo and won first prize with 'E dirsi ciao'. They represented Italy in the 1979 Eurovision Song Contest with a song called Raggio di luna. Matia Bazar scored some further international hits in the 1970s with 'Per un' ora d'amore' (1975) and 'Solo tu' (1977). Their biggest hit is 'Ti Sento', becoming known worldwide.