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Two songs by George Sabanis in the new album of Nikos Oikonomopoulos "Ennoeitai"

In his new album “Ennoeitai” (EMI, Greece, 2012),  Nikos Oikonomopoulos continued his cooperation with the talented young composer George Sabanis, which has began a year earlier and has brought to the previous four times platinum album of the most talented laiko singer of a new generation two masterpieces, written on the words by Eleni Giannatsoulia, a fabulous poet- lyricist. 

This time Sabanis  took for his compositions the lyrics by two other big masters of the song genre: Niki Papateochari and Nikos Gritsis.
Both of these tracks were immediately appreciated by the public, especially after the first live performances.

“Melancholia mou” (My melancholy) , from the very beginning charms you with its unusual instrumental intro. This zeibekiko is written with the transparent polyphonic texture of the most modern sound. The impressive melody begins unusually low to ascend to the top.
In the words emerged from the pen of Niki Papatheochari, there is a subtly described portrait of a young m…

Nikos Oikonomopoulos: My passion to the song is obvious - Ennoeitai!

The famous singer was talking to the TV Magazine “Tiletheatis” on the occasion of the release of his new album “Ennoeitai” Nikos Oikonomopoulos (Νίκος Οικονομόπουλος) spoke about his new CD with love, describing it as one of the most comprehensive works he has ever done. “Ennoeitai” is versatile, because we found very nice songs for it and because I like to connect my thoughts with the thoughts of others. Each new album is a collection of experiences from which you learn. " When being asked "if it feels heavy load for everybody waiting that long for a moment of success," he replied: "These are the rules of the game in our work. When you exist in show business and want to be a star naturally there should be expectations” Regarding the "strong" partnerships he had so far in his career, such as with Giannis Parios, Stamatis Gonidis and Despina Vandi, he said: "The truth is that I was fortunate in my collaborations. Each of these was a happy per…

Εννοείται: Η αγάπη φέρνει πόνο και εξυψώνει την ψυχή. Η επισκόπηση του νέου CD άλμπουμ του Νίκου Οικονομόπουλου.

Το νέο άλμπουμ του Νίκου Οικονομόπουλου με τίτλο «Εννοείται» (ΕΜΙ 2012) έχει προσελκύσει την προσοχή των ακροατών πολύ καιρό πριν από την κυκλοφορία του.  Τα δύο πιλοτικά singles το "Εννοείται" και το "Ώρα να πηγαίνω" βρίσκονται στις πρώτες θεσεις των επιτυχιών στα ραδιόφωνα.Τώρα το κοινό καλείται να ακούσει και τα 14 κομμάτια, που ερμηνεύει μια από τις καλύτερες φωνές της εποχής μας. Ας κάνουμε μια συνοπτική κριτική των τραγουδιών και των δημιουργών τους.
Ο Πάνος Καπίρης, ένας διακεκριμένος συνθέτης, έγραψε 3 κομμάτια για το άλμπουμ. Τα δύο από αυτά, το "Εννοείται" και το "Ώρα να πηγαίνω" με στίχους της Ελένης Γιαννατσούλια, είναι ήδη οι κορυφαίες επιτυχίες. Το τρίτο "Εγώ ο δυνατός" είναι ένα παραδοσιακό Ζεϊμπέκικο με τέλεια δομημένη μελωδία και εκφραστικούς στίχους από την Νίκη Σπυροπούλου.
Ο Γιώργος Σαμπάνης συνέβαλε σε 2 τραγούδια στο CD: το "Μελαγχολία μου" (μια σύγχρονη Ζεϊμπέκικο-Μπαλάντα) με στίχους της Νίκης Παπαθεοχά…

"Ennoeitai": Love brings suffering and elevates the soul . Review of the new CD album by Nikos Oikonomopoulos

The new album by Nikos Oikonomopoulos “Εννοείται” (EMI, Greece, 2012) has attracted attention of listeners long before the release. Two its pilot singles (Εννοείται and  Ώρα να πηγαίνω) have become leaders of the radio hit parades. Now the audience is invited to listen to all the 14 tracks, recorded by one of the best voices of our time

Let us do a cursory review of the songs according to their authorship.

Panos Kapiris, a prominent composer,  wrote 3 tracks for the album, two of which Εννοείται and  Ώρα να πηγαίνω  with the verses by Eleni Giannatsoulia  already are the top hits.  The third one, Εγω ο δυνατος, is a traditional zeibekiko with perfectly shaped melody and expressive lyrics by Niki Spiropoulou.

George Sabanis contributed 2 songs to the CD: Μελαγχολία μου (a contemporary zeibekiko -ballad) with the soul penetrating lyrics by Niki Papatheochari and a dramatic rock ballad Τρυπα Στην Καρδια on the words by Nikos Gritsis.

Three compositions came from the pen of the new author, Le…

Nikos Oikonomopoulos broadcast on the radio Sfera 102, 2.

This year radio Sfera 102,2 arranged for admirers of Nikos Oikonomopoulos  a nice surprise, thanks to a specially equipped studio in The Mall Athens.  Sitting behind the transparent wall, his fans could experience firsthand how their favorite singer turned into a charismatic radio presenter.
After promising Natalia Germanou and Valentino that he is not going to “eat” their  job in the time of crisis, and that all the money earned from the broadcast he will return, Nikos took up his duties.
He immediately confessed that he loves radio more than television, where he feels uncomfortable. In addition, he said that radio provides more accurate assessment of the artist, it attracts attention to the beauty of the voice. “A beautiful voice works here as an invitation to hear more of the singer you liked”.

Nikos defined his task as showing to the audience (especially young listeners)  the songs that are rarely heard on the radio, but deserve much more airtime. He believes that there is a flood of…

The new CD by Nikos Oikonomopoulos to be released on December, 11 !!!

The new CD album by the most prominent Greek singer Nikos Oikonomopoulos to be released to all the music stores in Greece on the 11th of December, 2012. 

On the 14th of December this album to be sold together with the magazine Τηλεθεατής.
The instant success of this album is quite predictable, as two of the 14th tracks of the CD, Εννοειται and Ώρα να πηγαίνω, have already occupied top positions on the Greek radio charts! 

The previous album of this singer “Tha eimai edo” (EMI, 2011) achieved a four times platinum number of sales.

The music tracks are written by composers Panos Kapiris, Georgos Sabanis, Nikos and Christian Doulamis, Lemonis Skopelitis, Giannis Ieremias and Dimitris Paraskevopoulos with lyrics by Eleni Giannatsoulia, Niki Papatheochari, Fotas Theodorou, Nektarios Tirakis, Nikos Gritsis and a tandem of Christodoulos Tsiganos and Valentino

The flower battle at the premiere of Economopoulos - Gonidis!

Nikos Economopoulos lived through an unusual "battle" since his fans literally bombarded him with the flower petals at the Fever nightclub premiere, where he performs with Stamatis Gonidis and Katerina Stikoudi!

What was the result?  The "rain" of the flowers from his fans felt down at his feet!

Nikos Economopoulos greeted warmly patrons of Fever welcoming them to the show that promises much fun and songs!

The flower battle continued throughout the night, but the singer did not seem daunted!
Quite opposite: he dedicated his success to the public who came to the show!

All night long girls of the club, dressed in red, never stopped sprinkle Nikos Economopoulos with petals!

For Stamatis Gonidis of this was a special premiere as it brought him back to the night club scene after 2 years break!
What could be more explosive than the  duet of sexy-dressed Katerina Stikoudi and Stamatis Gonidis?

Katerina has a lot to learn next to a veteran of the night scene, such as Stamatis Goni…