Freaky Fortune

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Freaky Fortune
Freaky Fortune, ESC2014 Meet & Greet 02 (crop).jpg
Background information
Origin Greece
Genres Dance
Associated acts RiskyKidd
Members
  • Nick Raptakis
  • Theofilos Pouzbouris

Freaky Fortune is a Greek musical duo.[1] Its members are the vocalist Nicolas "Nick" Raptakis (Νικόλας Ραπτάκης, Athens 30 April 1990) and the producer Theofilos Pouzbouris (Θεόφιλος Πουζμπούρης, Athens 9 February 1991) a.k.a. Teo Buzz.

Career[edit]

2012–13: Early beginnings[edit]

Their breakthrough in the internet community was a cover on the Perez Hilton's cover competition. Freaky Fortune "Part of me" (Katy Perry cover) was announced as a nice work by the Greek duo. After their win, they released 3 singles "Our Destiny", "Stronger" and "All I need", having a small local radio success.

2014: Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

In 2014 they were chosen to represent Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 along with the rapper RiskyKidd with the song "Rise Up".[2] "Rise Up" came 20th in the Final of Eurovision 2014. Their following single "In a world without you" was released on June 25, 2014 receiving positive reviews from music critics. The song was a collaboration with the Greek Dj Nicolas Costa who also wrote the song while the production was done by him and Freaky Fortune.

Discography[edit]

The Greek duo hasn't released any albums during their career, because of their minor success.

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
GRE AUT
[3]
IRE
[4]
UK
[5]
"Our Destiny" 2012 20 Non-album singles
"Stronger" 2013
"All I Need (This Summer)"
"Rise Up"
(featuring RiskyKidd)
2014 4 67 73 110
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Με Freaky Fortune και o RiskyKidd η Ελλάδα στη Eurovision". Euronews. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Freaky Fortune feat. Risky Kidd for Greece". Eurovision.tv. 11 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Freaky Fortune". Austrian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  4. ^ Peak positions in Ireland:
  5. ^ Peak positions in the United Kingdom:
Preceded by
Koza Mostra & Agathonas Iakovidis
with "Alcohol Is Free"
Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest
2014
Succeeded by
Maria Elena Kyriakou
with "One Last Breath"