Madreblu is a rock band from Lodi, Italy, with a trip-hop sound similar to that of Deep Forest or a faster and more upbeat Portishead. Madreblu was formed in 1995 and consisted of Raffaella Destefano (vocals), Gino Marcelli (piano and keyboards), and Valerio Artusi (keyboards). The band released Prima dell’ Alba in 1997, but Artusi left the band in 1998. Destefano and Marcelli released Necessità in 1999. The duo released L' Equilibrio in 2004.