Interesting thoughts here.
IMO it makes no sense to release an album only on Youtube. Yes it is a bit strange if you look at Luca's post on Facebook.
But again, it is not logical at all to release Smoderanza on Youtube only.
Here is what I mean, if they do as you say Above it will result in extreme lack of income for both Gigi and Luca, particularly for Gigi since has no income from live performances due to the whole Covid-19 issues. So his only income now is from publications and music streams.
What they possibly can do is release the album Smoderanza on al digital platfo