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"Meet & Greet" with Nikos Economopoulos

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It was a big honour and pleasure for the 14th “Meet & Greet” by Tralala.gr, which took place at the Kitchen Bar in Halandri, to have Nikos Economopoulos as a guest!

The turnout was incredible and broke all previous records, which touched Nikos Economopoulos when we told him about it.

There were even participants of the competition from Cyprus and one of them was lucky to meet him up close! The fifteen years old Christina, was brought by her family for the first time to Greece from Cyprus, and the reason was her favourite artist!

This, I think, by itself, demonstrates the enormous success of the artist.

Nikos Economopoulos arrived to the meeting with his fans being one of the first, more jovial than ever, with a hunger for this meeting. He even did not want the meeting to be in a private area of ​​the Kitchen Bar who hosted us, but in the place for the patrons of the restaurant.

He did not hesitate to talk with his fans about anything they wanted and at one moment said the meeting with…

A beautiful voice has its power in politics!

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Nikos Economopoulos

“Music is the universal language of mankind.”

― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Music can have a political significance only when it is good enough to win the hearts of people. You can not make a sincere song on order, it is impossible! On the other side, the song can be created as an expression of personal feelings, but somehow its emotional potential covers political sentiments of the society. It is possible only if there is available an outstanding inspirational singing voice there.

Nikos Economopoulos with his songs is an example of the natural and effortless influence on the political views.

Let us put aside some his obviously political tracks, such as “Alla mou taksane” (I was promised) and “Trelos kai anapodos kairos” (Crazy and perverse times) and see, what happens to the songs with no direct political message in their lyrics.

One sample is a widely discussed and hugely popular track # 14 from the double platinum album “Tha Eimai edo” (Pout@n@ stin psixi). We already …

The Prince of the Greek Song Nikos Economopoulos

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Original title: "Le prince de la chanson populaire et des nuits athéniennes"
by Cassandra Toscani (magazine Info-Greece, France)
French to English translation

His extraordinary voice perfectly suites the “laiko” song. Powerful and melodious, it highlights the singer's repertoire, which is rich and varied. At 27, Nikos Economopoulos is undoubtedly the most brilliant artist of his generation. The talent in its purest form! The best lyricists and composers wrote for him. His new album, Θα είμαι εδώ (Tha eimai edo), fourteen beautifully crafted songs, creates the artistic event of the end of 2011: a week after its release it becomes double platinum!

With an enchanting smile on his lips, the loveliest and the most charming of Greek singers received us in his dressing room at Fever, famous Athenian nightclub, where he performs throughout the winter.

Nikos Oikonomopoulos is singing for ten years. A native of Patras, he spent his childhood and adolescence in the suburbs, in Kato A…