The Cypriot Greek mega star Anna Vissi, 3 times Eurovision Song participant (1980 Greece, 1982 Cyprus, 2006 Greece) will record the Madonna world wide hit Frozen in a new acoustic, piano version. As Mad TV Greece reports it will be included in the new album project of the world famous American composer and producer Patrick Leonard, who co created Frozen back in 1998. Patrick Leonard is currently also involved in the new Greek album of Anna Vissi to be released in the beginnings of December. He is the producer of three tracks and he has recently done some remixing on them on a visit in Athens.
It seems that Anna Vissi and Patrick Leonard, who has worked together with some of the biggest international stars such as Pink, Elton John, Bon Jovi, Bryan Ferry, Jeff Beck, Madonna and Laura Fabian(Luxembourg 1988) have been lately closely collaborating. Patrick Leonard is working on two future albums and Anna Vissi will appear on both of them. According to Mad TV Greece again, on one of these two Albums Anna Vissi will sing a piano version of Madonna'sFrozen, and on the other album she will sing two older classic Greek songs, which she has never recorded before. For these two projects Patrick has engaged very big stars from different countries who will perform some of his previously produced big hits for the one album and some very big international hits from their own country for the other.
On 2th of OctoberAnna Vissi appeared together with Patrick Leonard in Kensington Palace in London on a big charity gala event. Anna Vissi performed her version of Frozen together with some classic Greek songs by the internationally acclaimed Greek composer Manos Chatzidakis.
In an interview with the very popular Greek magazine Down Town, Patrick Leonardstated that he and Anna got on very well from the first moment they met in Los Angeles, where she partly lives and records and that theyshare an excellent chemistry. “…then we started singing” he said, “and that is when I realised that Anna expects from music the same thing as me: to be good. She simply wants to listen and sing to some superb music, nothing else. Well, with such people I want to work”.
Anna Vissi is also still working on her forthcoming English album to be internationally released around summer 2009. Maple Jam Music which has been engaged for the international management of this album ,and Anna has already revealed that it is going to be a rather rock album.
Anna presentedon 29th of Octobera brand new video clip of a newly recorded song with the title To parelthon mou (eng. My past). This track is featured in theoriginal movie souindtrack of the newGreek comedy Bank Bang. The track will be also featured in her forthcoming Greek album, and although it has not been released as a CD single yet, it has already gained huge radio airplay topping the charts of the main Greek radio stations and it is currently the Number 1 track of the itunes Greece charts.
Anna Vissi-To parelthon mou