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The official music video for "
" was exclusively released by "Love Radio" on their website on 25 November 2010. The video is directed by "White Room".
Sofia Arvaniti (Σοφία Αρβανίτη 1968) is a popular Greek singer. She is best known outside Greece for her collaboration with Bonnie Tyler on the album
(Παράφορα) of 1992.
"Emena Thes" (; ) is the second single by Greek singer Sakis Rouvas from his 13th studio album "
". It is a romantic hard rock ballad written by Dimitris Fakos and produced by Freakchild. The song was released to radio stations on 4 May 2010. The song was further released as a digital single and reached the top five of the airplay charts.
Two other high-profile artists, Sakis Rouvas and Michalis Hatzigiannis, released their albums, "
" and "To Kalitero Psema", within one and two weeks prior to "Agapi Einai Esi", respectively. This triggered a sense of direct competition among the media, curious to which artist would ultimately have the best album.
Pavlos Zervas of Music Corner listed the song "S'agapao Kai Fevgo" as one of the 20 best songs of 2010 in the Mainstream Greek Pop category, despite it not having been released as a single., while he listed "
" as one of the top 20 in the Greek dance category, and Chrysa Kosmidou listed "Emena Thes" as one of the 20 best Greek ballads.
Describing the album in a press release prior to its physical release, record label Minos EMI stated that"
" offers new innovations in sound as well as "inspired lyrics". It includes a blend of pop, rock, dance, and electronic genres. "Spase To Hrono", "
", "I Dio Mas", "An Pote", "Gia Mas", "Agapise Me", "Kalokairi Kai Fos", "To Allo Sou Miso", and "Proti Nihta" are electronic songs, while "Emena Thes" is a romantic hard rock power ballad where Rouvas professes his love to a woman who denies being in love with him. "Nekros Okeanos" is also a rock ballad, while "Tipikes Epafes" and "I Akri Tis Klostis" are R&B ballads. "Gela" and "S'agapo Kai Fevgo" pop/rock songs, the latter being one of the few mid-tempos on the album.
Two other high-profile artists, Michalis Hatzigiannis and Anna Vissi, released their albums, "To Kalitero Psema" and "Agapi Einai Esi", within days prior and following "
", respectively. This triggered a sense of direct competition among the media, curious to which artist would ultimately have the best album. On 17 December 2010, Rouvas thanked his fans via Twitter for the support they showed for his album and promised another surprise for Monday. On Tuesday, 21 December, he reminded his fans about what he had promised, and later announced that "
" had gone double platinum within one week of sales, denoting shipments of at least 24 thousand units, although the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry of Greece has yet to announce this. "
" debuted during week 50 of the IFPI Top 75 Albums chart at number two, coming behind Hatzigiannis' "To Kalitero Psema". It remained there for a second week and on its third week it reached number one, trading places with Hatzigiannis' album, where it remained for two consecutive weeks. By its fifth week, the album dropped to No. 2, being surpassed by the soundtrack of "Patty, I Pio Omorfi Istoria" before descending to number three then nine before suddenly disappearing from the chart in its eighth week,
although it re-entered the chart at number three during its ninth week, giving it its eighth non-consecutive week in the top ten and seventh within the top three.
" is an electropop-ambient-dance-pop song. It begins with a 45-second-long introduction and proceeds into the traditional verse-chorus format. Instrumental breaks proceed the chorus, while the song ends with digitizations of Rouvas' voice. Lyrically, the song finds Rouvas expressing loving someone "madly"; the chorus is a series of questions pertaining to how he can carry on without the person, coming to the conclusion that it would have been better had he not known them.
"The Desert Is in Your Heart" (titled Πεθαίνω Στην Ερημιά or Pethaino Stin Erimia in Greek) is a song recorded by Greek singer Sofia Arvaniti and Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler. It was released as a single from Arvaniti's third studio album, "
" (1992). The lyrics are bilingual; Arvaniti sings in Greek and Tyler sings in English. The song was composed by Greek singer and producer Michalis Rakintzis, with lyrics by Arvaniti and Terry Siganos.
(Greek: "Παράφορα", ; English: "Madly") is the 13th studio album by Greek recording artist Sakis Rouvas and 15th album overall. It was released by Minos EMI in Greece and Cyprus on 14 December 2010 and distributed digitally ten days later to all Eurozone countries and elsewhere. Along with the standard retail edition, a special edition was also sold, which included a bonus pictorial fan magazine with lyrics.
" was written and produced by Dimitris Kontopoulos, who has collaborated with Rouvas on several occasions since "To Hrono Stamatao" (2003), including having fully produced his "Irthes" (2008) album and creating the electronic hits "Ola Gyro Sou Gyrizoun", "Stous 31 Dromous", "+ Se Thelo", "This Is Our Night", and most recently "Spase To Hrono", while the lyrics were written by Nikos Kostidakis, who has never before collaborated with Rouvas.
" had reached the top ten of the Nielsen Music Control Airplay chart prior to the release of its music video and peaked at number one on the domestic edition of the chart for three consecutive weeks. and number two on the mixed airplay chart. It placed as the 65th most played song by a Greek artist of 2010 in the Nielsen Music Control year-end airplay chart.
"Greatest Hits & More" debuted at number two on the IFPI Greece Top 75 Combined Repertoire Albums Chart, behind Lady Gaga's "Born This Way", making it the best-selling domestic album of that week. It stayed there for a further three weeks until dropping down to number three in its fifth week, trading places with Sakis Rouvas' "
". It has so far spent thirteen weeks on the chart and, with the exception of "Giro Apo T' Oneiro" (2010) whose chart positions are unknown due to IFPI Greece shutting down operations at the time, it is her first album to not top the Greek sales charts.
" is Rouvas' 13th studio album and first since "Irthes" (2008). Intentions to release the album became apparent after a contest held by one of his sponsors, Trident. Recording for the album began in the fourth quarter of 2009 with "Spase To Hrono" and spanned over one year. The last track was recorded on 15 November 2010 and the album recording was finished in its entirety one day later; Rouvas revealed his excitement via Twitter, stating that "I just finished recording the best album of my career!" The album's title and cover were revealed on 10 December 2010.
" (Greek: "Παράφορα"; ) is the third single by Greek pop/rock musician Sakis Rouvas from his thirteenth studio album of the same name. It is an electropop-ambient-dance-pop song written by Dimitris Kontopoulos and Nikos Kostidakis and produced by Kontopoulos. The song was released to radio stations on 15 October 2010 to coincide with the premiere date of Rouvas 2010–11 winter season shows with Anna Vissi called Face2Face. It is performed as the second song of the setlist at the aforementioned concert series.
"Spase To Hrono" (Greek: "Σπάσε το Χρόνο"; ) is a song by Greek pop musician Sakis Rouvas, composed by Greek composer Dimitris Kontopoulos, who had worked with Sakis Rouvas in recent years, as well as his contribution to Eurovision Song Contest. It was released as a radio single on November 20, 2009 in Greece and Cyprus and is the follow-up single to his number-one hit and Greek Eurovision Song Contest 2009 entry "This Is Our Night" and its Greek-language counterpart "Pio Dinata". The song serves as the first single from Rouvas' album "
", released in December 2010.
The song first appeared through Rouvas' official Facebook account and on Happy Radio 93.2 on 15 October 2010, released in conjunction with the premiere date of his 2010–11 winter season shows, Face2Face, with Anna Vissi. It is awaiting a digital release. It is the third single from Rouvas' thirteenth studio album "
" released in mid-December 2010, following the number-one hit "Spase To Hrono" and the top-five hit "Emena Thes". The song was released as a digital download on 12 November 2010.
For his previous album, "Irthes", Rouvas collaborated almost exclusively with Dimitris Kontopoulos, who was also commissioned to write all three of Rouvas' candidate songs for his participation in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, as well as the composer and producer of his album, with the exception of one track. Working namely with one main composer is something that Rouvas had not done since "Kati Apo Mena" (1998) and not completely exclusively since "Tora Arhizoun Ta Dyskola" (1996). For "
", Rouvas reverted to using several songwriters and producers. The majority of the songwriters and producers are new collaborators and recent hit makers relatively new to the music industry. Kontopoulos, who first collaborated with Rouvas for "To Hrono Stamatao" (2003), resumed his role as a composer, producer, arranger, programmer, and instrumentalist, with eight contributions to the album, including the singles "Spase To Hrono" and the title track. Others who have never previously collaborated with Rouvas include Playmen, Beetkraft, Antonis Skokos, Greek-German Leonidas "Freakchild" Chantzaras, who composed "Nekros Okeanos" and produced "Emena Thes", and Dimitris Fakos who wrote both its music and lyrics. Songwriters who exclusively contributed lyrics to the album include Natalia Germanou, who first collaborated with Rouvas on "Min Andistekese" (1992), Pigi Konstantinou and Giannis Rentoumis who first collaborated with the artist on "Irthes", and new collaborators Sunny Baltzi, Vagia Kalantzi, and Nikos Kostidakis, who wrote "
This page features a list of awards and nominations received by Greek recording artist and entertainer Sakis Rouvas from the beginning of his career in 1991 to present day. Rouvas has released thirteen studio albums: "Sakis Rouvas" (1991), "Min Andistekese" (1992), "Gia Sena" (1993), "Aima, Dakrya & Idrotas" (1994), "Tora Arhizoun Ta Dyskola" (1996), "Kati Apo Mena" (1998), "21os Akatallilos" (2000), "Ola Kala" (2002), "To Hrono Stamatao" (2003), "S'eho Erotefthi" (2005), "Iparhi Agapi Edo" (2006), "Irthes" (2008), and "
" (2010). He has also released two live albums: "Live Ballads" (2006) and "This Is My Live" (2007). These album have been released through PolyGram Records Greece (1991–96), Minos EMI (1997–present), and abroad on Universal Music France (2002–2007). All of his albums have been certified gold or higher by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry of Greece. As of 2008, he has sold an estimated near two million albums, making him one of the best-selling Greek artists in history.
In 2009, "Spase To Hrono" and "Pio Dinata" a Greek-language remix of his 2009 Eurovision Song Contest entry "This Is Our Night" along with tracks from the reissue of the same name of "Irthes", were released physically as an extended play titled "Spase To Hrono". In addition to this, Rouvas appeared on several shows and radio stations in promotion of the album and singles. He performed "Emena Thes" at the 2010 MAD Video Music Awards. He performed the songs "Spase To Hrono", "+ Se Thelo", and "This Is Our Night" at the Mykonos Xlsior Festival for gay pride on 27 August and was also scheduled to perform at the first Εurovoice on 23 September, as one of four celebrities along with performers Enrique Iglesias, Anastacia, and host Pamela Anderson, although his appearance was later canceled one day prior to the event due to undisclosed issues. On "The X Factor", where Rouvas has been the presenter since the first season in 2008, he performed "Spase To Hrono" in the second season and later performed "
" in the third season première. Additionally, that episode was partially Rouvas themed, with several contestants performing his hits, while "Emena Thes" was performed by another contestant on a later date. On the 11 December episode, "
" was exhibited and discussed. On 2 February, Rouvas was one of eight main acts participating in the first MADWalk, an equivalent to the international Fashion Rocks, where he represented Celia Kritharioti Haute Couture and performed "I Dio Mas" and "Gia Mas". Models Vicky Kaya and Doukissa Nomikou were also featured in his performance. On "The X Factor" semi-final on 4 February 2011, Rouvas performed the songs "Nekros Okeanos", "I Dio Mas", and "Gia Mas" and a special tribute video of his best "X Factor" moments was played. Rouvas was the first guest ever on "Vrady Me Ton Petro Kostopoulo" in October 2010. He additionally did a radio interview with Rythmos 94,9 who promoted the release of "Spase To Hrono". The release of "
" and the album preview were conducted by Love Radio 97,5. As he had also done in 2009, in collaboration with Love Radio Rouvas presented Sakis Live in Love on the eve of Valentine's Day at Athens Arena. Rouvas performed a medley of the dance hits from the album as well as + Se Thelo at the 2011 MAD Video Music Awards in a "Mission Impossible"-style theme where he ascended from the ceiling onto the secondary stage with a wire, with his arms covered in henna tattoos and a dance troop dressed as aliens on the main stage where he eventually joined. His performance was the most acclaimed of the night. He was also featured on the cover of the magazines "Status", "7Meres TV", "Cosmopolitan", "Down Town", "Esquire", "It's Me Super", "Marie Claire", "Life Style", "Tiletheatis", "X Magazine", "People", and "Nitro" and also gave interviews to "Sunday Ethnos" and "Glow".
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