Albania (album)

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Albania
Marinella Albania 1973.jpg
Studio album by Marinella
Released Country flag October 9, 1973
Recorded Athens, 1973, studio Polysound
Genre World music, Folk, Éntekhno
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Language Greek
Label PolyGram Greece, Philips
Producer Philippos Papatheodorou
Marinella chronology
Mia Vradia Me Tin Marinella No. 2
(1973)Mia Vradia Me Tin Marinella No. 21973
Albania
(1973)
Marinella Gia Panta
(1974)Marinella Gia Panta1974

Albania (Greek: Αλβανία) is the name of a studio album by popular Greek singer Marinella. It was released on October 9, 1973 by PolyGram Records in Greece[1][2][3] and all songs composed by Giorgos Katsaros with lyrics by Pythagoras, about the Greco-Italian War of '40.[4][5][6] Marinella made their debut performance with a concert in the Municipal Theater of Piraeus, conducted by Giorgos Katsaros, on the eve of Ohi Day, with live streaming by EIRT, on October 27, 1973.[7][8]

This album was issued in mono and stereo. The stereo version of this album was released on CD in 1994 by PolyGram.[9][10] In 2007, Universal Music Greece granted a licensed re-release to Athens-based Espresso newspaper for their Chrysi Diskothiki (Golden Record Library), the re-release contained the same tracks as the original album.

Track listing[edit]

Side One.
  1. "Dio pedia ap' to Vrachori" (Δυο παιδιά απ' το Βραχώρι; Two children from Vrachori) – 2:18
  2. "I Ipirotisses" (Οι Ηπειρώτισσες; Women of Epirus) – 2:23
  3. "O efedros" (Ο έφεδρος; The drafted sub-lieutenant) – 3:37
  4. "Mana tha tous perimeni" (Μάνα θα τους περιμένει; A mother will be waiting) – 2:08
  5. "Gramma ap' to Metopo" (Γράμμα απ' το Μέτωπο; Letter from the Front) – 3:10
  6. "Pirame t' Argyrokastro" (Πήραμε τ' Αργυρόκαστρο; We took Argyrokastro) – 3:03
Side Two.
  1. "O Napolitanos" (Ο Ναπολιτάνος; The Neapolitan) – 2:38
  2. "Enas Thessalos fantaros" (Ένας Θεσσαλός φαντάρος; A soldier from Thessaly) – 2:44
  3. "Nihta evlogimeni" (Νύχτα ευλογημένη; Blessed night) – 2:17
  4. "I katarrefsi" (Η κατάρρευση; The collapse) – 2:07
  5. "I opisthohorisi" (Η οπισθοχώρηση; The setback) – 2:36
  6. "Mana mou kripse to spathi (Krata mana)" (Μάνα μου κρύψε το σπαθί; Mother, hide the sword) – 2:37

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dragoumanos, Petros (2009). Elliniki Diskografia 1950-2009 (Greek Discography 1950-2009)
  2. ^ iTunes Music - Marinella: Albania 1973
  3. ^ Petros Dragoumanos: Odigos Ellinikis Diskografias (Greek Discography Guide) 1950-1990 Nea Synora - A. Livani, 1990 (First edition), at scribd.com (in greek)
  4. ^ Liner notes, Marinella - "Albania, Philips - PolyGram Greece: 6331056, 1973
  5. ^ ALBANIA (PHILIPS 6331056) 1973 at vinylmaniac.madblog.gr (in greek)
  6. ^ Marinella - Albania 1973 at rateyourmusic.com
  7. ^ Compilation album Ta Logia Ine Peritta - 50 Chronia Tragoudi (Booklet, page 87), Marinella, PolyGram Greece: 1715636, 2006
  8. ^ Compilation album's booklet Ta Logia Ine Peritta - 50 Chronia Tragoudi (Words are pointless - 50 Years of song), Marinella, Universal - PolyGram Greece: 1733687, 2007
  9. ^ Marinella - Albania 1973 at mygreek.fm
  10. ^ Marinella - Albania 1973 at music-bazaar.com