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Nikos Economopoulos talks to People magazine

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Nikos Economopoulos, Greek laika song star proved speaking to "People" magazine, he is as sincere in words as he is in his singing.
Low-key, simple and outspoken, the singer is consciously and completely given to his work. Though he loves speed in cars , he is observant making slow and steady steps. in search of songs. "From the age of six I wanted to be a singer. At that time I was thinking about football too, but the microphone won me. Actually, people around me were saying that I have a good voice. All this was inside me, I felt it all lead me there. When I was around 17, I started to sing in public places, while still at school.  I was very mature child from the early age and was not afraid of anything. Everything I did completely on my own and it came out well " he says.
In the time when he started his professional music career, he dreamed to have his own songs to sing, to be signed under the label and to get known by people. The dream became a reality,  and now,…

Nikos Oikonomopoulos: in conversation with Sofia Bekiari (tralala.gr):

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Collaboration of Giannis Ploutarchos and Nikos Oikonomopoulos certainly is an unexpected but pleasant surprise for all the lovers of good laika music. It is even more impressive with one of the most popular groups, Melisses, added to the programme.  The tralala.gr journalist Sophia Bekiari, writes a short reportage about the concert she visited at  the nightclub Thea and speaks to the participants of the show. 
We provide you here with a translation of her interview with Nikos Oikonomopoulos, who she says, besides of being a singer with a huge voice, is a very genuine person.

Niko, we see you at “Thea” together with Giannis Ploutarchos. How did this happened?

Basically, I did not want to sing this summer at all. I told myself that this year I should take a break because I feel I needed to rest a bit - I do not rest at all, singing all the time. Besides people need some rest from me, because they listen to me for many years continuously. I thought I would do three shows including one in P…