Greece: Eurostars update

by Stella Floras 67 views

Helena Paparizou launches The game of love in France, Anna Vissi continues her North American tour in New York, Sakis Rouvas' latest album becomes platinum and Michalis Chatzigiannis records a new English- Greek version of Tonight with German group Reamonn.

Helena hits France
Helena Paparizou , the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest winner, will be launching a repackaged version of her album, The game of love, in France. This new special edition will include the Dalida 1967 hit Le temps des fleurs and the French version of Teardrops. At the same time, the repackaged edition of Helena's platinum Yparchei logos album will be released in Greece containing 4 new songs. Last week saw the release of Mazi sou (With you) a TV series soundtrack which includes the title song by Helena.
Listen to Mazi sou here

Anna in New York and in the studio.
New dates have been added to Anna Vissi's April North American tour. Anna will be performing in New York City and Los Angeles as well. Click here to see the full tour schedule.
Two years after releasing her latest album Nylon, Anna Vissi enters the studio again to record a new album that will be released in September 2007. A new cd single as well as a new video clip are expected in the summer though.

Sakis Rouvas goes platinum once more
The end of 2006 saw the release of Yparchi agapi edo, Sakis' latest album which very soon gained platinum status. On 28 April, in a special party in Thessaloniki, the artist will receive the platinum record. Sakis' new film Alter ego will be released in Greece in mid May. You can watch the trailer of Alter ego by clicking here. (once in the page click under Sakis' photograph where it says videos)

Michalis records Tonight
Michalis Chatzigiannis (Cyprus 1998) has teamed up with Reamonn to record a new version of Tonight. Michalis and Rea Garvey, the Reamonn lead singer, recorded Tonight in Greek and English. Tonight has been a massive hit in Greece, remaining in the International charts for an impressive 16 weeks (13 of them consecutively). It is quite possible that Reamonn will perform together with Michalis in his concert on May 5, at the Appolo Hammersmith Theatre in London. The new song will probably be included in the repackaged version of Filoi kai Echthri, Michalis' latest double platinum album. It will certainly be included in the repackaged edition of Wish, the latest album by the popular German group.

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Stella Floras

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