Paola e Chiara was a pop music duo girl group consisting of Paola and Chiara Iezzi, two sisters, born in Milan, Italy.Their national career began when the manager of Max Pezzali's pop band 883 saw the sisters playing in Milan, and signed them to the band. The sisters' career as "Paola e Chiara" began in 1997 when they parted from 883.In 1997 the sisters won the New-Artist category for the song "Amici come prima" at the Sanremo Festival. Soon after, they released their first album. They have since released five other studio albums, incorporating shifting musical influences (such as Spanish Pop and Celtic elements) and performing in several different languages, achieving international success in 2000.In July 2013, the duo released the album Giungla, which also features rappers Razza Krasta and Moreno. Shortly after the release of the album, they announced their separation.