Forever and Ever (Demis Roussos album)

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Forever and Ever
Studio album by
Released1973
RecordedMarch, May and December 1972 and January 1973 at Studio Gaite, Paris, Phonogram, Hamburg & Studios Des Dames Parisien, Paris and Chappell, London[1]
GenrePop
Length37:36
LabelPhilips Records
ProducerDemis Roussos
Demis Roussos chronology
On the Greek Side of My Mind
(Fire and Ice)

(1971)
Forever and Ever
(1973)
My Only Fascination
(1974)
Singles from Forever and Ever
  1. "My Reason"
    Released: 1972
  2. "Goodbye, My Love, Goodbye"
    Released: 1973
  3. "Forever and Ever", c/w "Velvet Mornings"
    Released: 1973
  4. "Velvet Mornings", c/w "Forever and Ever"
    Released: 1973
  5. "My Friend the Wind"
    Released: 1973

Forever and Ever is an album by Greek singer Demis Roussos. It was released in 1973 on Philips Records. A greatly popular album, it also topped the international albums charts in Germany, Netherlands and Norway and was number 2 in Austria.

In 1973 Roussos released a Spanish-language version of this album, titled Eternamente.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side A
No.TitleLength
1."Forever and Ever" (Stélios Vlavianós/ A.R.Costandinos)3:43
2."My Friend the Wind" (S.Vlavianos/ A.R.Costandinos)3:55
3."My Reason" (S.Vlavianos/ CH.Chalkitis/ H.P.Banks)4:03
4."Lay It Down" (J.J.Cramier/ P.H.Kent)3:45
5."Lovely Sunny Days" (A.F.Lai/ C.Desage/ S.Vlavianos)4:03
Side B
No.TitleLength
1."Lost in a Dream" (S.Vlavianos/ CH.Chalkitis/ C.M.Watson)4:12
2."Velvet Mornings" (S.Vlavianos/ A.R.Costandinos)3:48
3."Rebecca" (S.Vlavianos/ CH.Chalkitis/ B.Bergman)3:45
4."When I'm a Kid" (S.Vlavianos/ CH.Chalkitis/ B.Bergman)3:17
5."Goodbye My Love Goodbye" (M.Panask/ K.Munro/ J. Lloyd)3:56

Personnel[edit]

  • Bass – Bernard Rosati
  • Backing vocals – attributed to "all friends"
  • Bouzouki – Orphe
  • Drums – P. Jean
  • Engineer – Roger Roche
  • Flute – Chris Hayward
  • Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar – Jean-Jacques Cramier
  • Keyboards, Organ – Stelios Vlavianos
  • Lead Guitar, Guitar – A. Caracadas
  • Photography – Bernard Leloup
  • Trombone – Alex Perdigon, G. Conti

Charts[edit]

Chart (1973–1974) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[3] 2
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[4] 1
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[5] 1
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[6] 1

Re-release

Chart (2015) Peak
position
French Albums (SNEP)[7] 105

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs entry, German issue
  2. ^ "Démis Roussos* - Forever And Ever = Eternamente (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs". Retrieved 2017-10-26.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Demis Roussos – Forever And Ever" (in German). Hung Medien.
  4. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Demis Roussos – Forever And Ever" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  5. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH.
  6. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Demis Roussos – Forever And Ever". Hung Medien.
  7. ^ "Lescharts.com – Demis Roussos – Forever And Ever". Hung Medien.

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