The Coma Cose are an Italian indie pop/rap musical duo, formed in Milan in 2016 and made up of Fausto Lama (pseudonym of Fausto Zanardelli) and California (pseudonym of Francesca Mesiano).
Fausto, who had abandoned his musical career at that time, was convinced to take it up again by Francesca, a former DJ, whom he had met by chance as a work colleague (both were clerks at a bag and gift shop).
In 2017 they joined the record label Asian Fake, with which they released the EP "Inverno ticinese" in the same year. On March 15, 2018 they performed on the talk show "E poi c'è Cattelan" hosted by Alessandro Cattelan.
In 2018, together with Giorgio Poi and Pop X, they were chosen by the Phoenix group to open their concerts in Paris in May 2018. In 2019, Coma Cose released their first album, Hype Aura, and participated in the May Day Concert in Rome.
In the same year the songs "Mancarsi" and "Post concerto" were certified gold by the Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana (FIMI).
In 2020 the couple appears in the television series Summertime produced by Netflix where one scene features their concert. In June of the same year, Coma Cose also participated in the television show Le Iene where they were interviewed in the double interview format.
On 6 September 2020 they participated, together with artists such as Marracash and Achille Lauro, in the Heroes concert event, broadcast in streaming from the Verona Arena, to raise funds to support workers in the entertainment world in difficulty due to anti-Covid restrictions. In December 2020, Rai announced that the duo would be among the participants in the Sanremo Festival 2021 in the Big section with the song "Fiamme nei occhi", with which they finally ranked in twentieth position, however achieving great critical success and the public.
After a year's break they release the single "Chiamami", which anticipates the album "A marvelous way of saving yourself" released on November 4, 2022.
On 4 December of the same year, their participation in the competition at the 2023 Sanremo Festival was announced. They presented themselves with the song "L'addio". They rank 13th and obtain both the "Sergio Bardotti" Award for the best text and the Lunezia Award for musical-literary value.