Profities

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Profities
Προφητείες
Studio album by Despina Vandi
Released December 10, 1999 (1999-12-10)
Recorded 1998-1999, Phase One
Genre Laïka, Pop, Techno
Length 69:02
Language Greek
Label Minos EMI
Producer Phoebus
Despina Vandi chronology
Deka Endoles
(1997)
Profities
(1999)
The Best
(2001)
Singles from Profities
  1. "Spania"
    Released: 1998
  2. "Oute Ena Efharisto"
    Released: 1998
  3. "Profities"
    Released: 1999
  4. "Apapa"
    Released: 2000
  5. "Giatriko"
    Released: 2000
  6. "To Koritsaki Sou"
    Released: 2000
  7. "Sta Dosa Ola"
    Released: 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Profities (Greek: Προφητείιες; English: Prophecies) is the fourth studio album by Greek singer Despina Vandi. It was released in Greece in 1999 by Minos EMI, and in Arabian countries by EMI Arabia in 2000. It was certified gold the day of its release and platinum in 2 days.[2] In 1999 it sold 70,000 copies and become the best selling album by a female artist for 1999.[3] In 2000 it sold 80,000 copies and managed to become 3x Platinum selling 150,000 copies.[4] It, also, stayed at number 1 of the IFPI charts for 5 weeks. It became, also, 3x Platinum in Cyprus, selling 20,000 copies.

The song "Sta Dosa Ola" from the album was ranked by Alpha TV show Chart Show as the twenty-fourth most successful Greek love song in Greece during 1980-2009,[5] as well as the sixth most successful break-up song from 1980-2010.[6]

Track listing[edit]

Original edition
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Akros Tolmiro" (Άκρως τολμηρό) Phoebus Phoebus 3:32
2. "Profities" (Προφητείες) Phoebus Phoebus 4:24
3. "To Koritsaki Sou" (Το κοριτσάκι σου) Phoebus Phoebus 4:06
4. "Klinome" (Κλείνομαι) Phoebus Phoebus 4:52
5. "Fisa Ageri" (Φύσα αγέρι) Phoebus Phoebus 4:37
6. "Giatriko" (Γιατρικό) Phoebus Phoebus 4:12
7. "Paratame" (Παράταμε) Phoebus Phoebus 4:07
8. "Apapa" (Άπαπα) Phoebus Phoebus 3:08
9. "Sta Dosa Ola" (Στα δωσα όλα) Phoebus Phoebus 5:24
10. "Rotao Pia" (Ρωτάω ποιά) Phoebus Phoebus 4:16
11. "Eteronima" (Ετερώνυμα) Phoebus Phoebus 4:01
12. "Horis Esena" (Χωρίς εσένα) Giannis Parios Phoebus 4:40
13. "Ksenodohio" (Ξενοδοχείο) Phoebus Phoebus 3:59
14. "Diakoptaki" (Διακοπτάκι) Phoebus Phoebus 4:05
15. "Spania" (Σπάνια) Phoebus Phoebus 4:36
16. "Oute Ena Efharisto" (Ούτε ένα ευχαριστώ) Phoebus Phoebus 5:03
Total length:
69:02

Music videos[edit]

  • "Spania"
  • "Oute Ena Efharisto"
  • "Profities"
  • "Apapa"
  • "Giatriko"
  • "To Koritsaki Sou"
  • "Sta Dosa Ola"

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Version
Greece December 10, 1999 CD, Digital download[7] Minos EMI Original
December, 1999 CD Collector's edition
Cyprus December 10, 1999 CD, Digital download Original
Turkey 2000 CD, MC Turkish edition

Charts[edit]

Chart Providers Peak
position
Certification
Greek Albums Chart IFPI[8] 1 3x Platinum
Cypriot Album Chart Musical Paradise Top 10 1 3x Platinum

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the album's liner notes.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Mad Tv S.A. "The Despina Vandi Trivia By Conn-x". Mad.tv. Retrieved 2010-06-02. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ [2][dead link]
  5. ^ "CHART SHOW: Το Στα 'δωσα όλα στα πιο ερωτικά τραγούδια 1980-2009". YouTube. 2009-06-28. Retrieved 2010-06-02. 
  6. ^ "CHART SHOW: Το Στα 'δωσα όλα στα τραγούδια χωρισμού 1980-2010". YouTube. Retrieved 2010-06-02. 
  7. ^ "iTunes - Music - Profities by Despina Vandi". Itunes.apple.com. 2000-11-14. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 
  8. ^ Greek Albums Chart Retrieved on September 22, 2008.
  9. ^ Profities (CD). Despina Vandi. Minos EMI. 1999. 7243 5 24626 2 9.