Ipofero

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"Ipofero"
Ipofero.JPG
Single by Despina Vandi
B-side Stamata Na Mou Kollas"
"Mi Mou Klineis To Fos
Released December 12, 2000 (Greece)
Format CD single
Recorded 2000, Phase One
Genre Breakbeat
Length 5:18 ("Ipofero")
17:52 (total)
Label Minos EMI
Songwriter(s) Phoebus
Producer(s) Achilleas Theofilou
Despina Vandi singles chronology
"Spania"
(1997)
"Ipofero"
(2000)
"Ante Gia"
(2002)
"Spania"
(1997)
"Ipofero"
(2000)
"Ante Gia"
(2002)
Singles from Ipofero
  1. "Ipofero"
    Released: 2000
  2. "Lipame"
    Released: 2000

"Ipofero" (Greek:Υποφέρω; English: I Suffer) is a 6× platinum CD single by Greek artist Despina Vandi released on 13 December 2000 by Minos EMI.[1][2] The CD single is entirely composed by Phoebus and was awarded as being the highest-selling Greek CD single at Virgin Megastores and generally in Greece, by Richard Branson of Virgin Group,[3][4][5] having sold over 120,000 copies in Greece.[3] The single also stands at 4× Platinum in Cyprus.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Ipofero" (Υποφέρω; I suffer) Phoebus Phoebus 5:18
2. "Stamata Na Mou Kollas" (Σταμάτα να μου κολλάς; Stop suffocating me) Phoebus Phoebus 3:46
3. "Lipame" (Λυπάμαι; I feel sorry) Phoebus Phoebus 4:30
4. "Mi Mou Klineis To Fos" (Μη μου κλείνεις το φως; Don't turn out my light) Phoebus Phoebus 4:18
Total length: 17:52

Music videos[edit]

  • "Ipofero"
  • "Lipame"

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Greece December 12, 2000 CD single Minos EMI
Cyprus

Charts[edit]

Chart Providers Peak
position
Certification
Greek Singles Chart IFPI[6] 1 6× Platinum[7]
Cypriot Singles Chart Musical Paradise Top 10 1 4× Platinum [8]

Credits and personnel[edit]

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

Official remixes[edit]

  • Μawahh (Faithless Vs. Despina Jandi)

In 2005, Faithless released a remix of the song "Ipofero" as a b-side in the LP "The Remixes Vol. 1". The remix was entitled "Μawahh" and by typing mistake in the cover, Despina Vandi's name written Despina Jandi (Faithless Vs. Despina Jandi).[10]

Cover versions[edit]

  • 2001: Panterite - Tancyvasht cvyat (Μη μου κλείνεις το φως; Пантерите - Танцуващ свят) (Bulgaria)[11]
  • 2002: Kosta Markov - Izgaryam (Υποφέρω; Коста Марков - Изгарям) (Bulgaria)[12]
  • 2003: Jelena Karleuša - Jos te volim (Υποφέρω; I still love you) (Serbia)[13]
  • 2005: Magic De Spell - Ipofero (Υποφέρω) (Greece)[14]
  • 2015: The String Theory Ensemble - Ipofero (Υποφέρω) (Greece)[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff (2000-12-05). Καινούργια Δέσποινα Βανδή! (in Greek). MAD TV. Retrieved 2008-04-04. 
  2. ^ Staff. "Despina Vandi Biography". DespinaVandi.com. Archived from the original on 2008-08-22. Retrieved 2008-10-19. 
  3. ^ a b "Despina Vandi Discography at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2010-06-02. 
  4. ^ "O Branson τίμησε τη Βανδή!" (in Greek). MAD TV. 2001-05-23. Archived from the original on 2012-10-02. Retrieved 2008-04-04. 
  5. ^ "Βανδή-Branson στο Λονδίνο" (in Greek). MAD TV. 2001-05-29. Archived from the original on 2012-10-02. Retrieved 2008-04-04. 
  6. ^ Greek Albums Chart Retrieved on September 22, 2008.
  7. ^ Staff (November 3, 2001). Η μεγάλη βράβευση του Φοίβου (in Greek). ANT1. Archived from the original on October 5, 2011. Retrieved February 24, 2010. 
  8. ^ [1][dead link]
  9. ^ Ipofero (CD single). Despina Vandi. Minos EMI. 2000. 7243 8 89859 2 5. 
  10. ^ "Armada Music - Best Global Dance Label". Armadamusicshop.com. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 
  11. ^ "Min mou kleineis to fws sta voulgarika (Tancyvasht cvyat-Panterite)". YouTube. 2009-07-29. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 
  12. ^ "VANDI - Ypofero (sta boulgarika)". YouTube. 2008-11-17. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 
  13. ^ "Jelena Karleusa Jos te volim OFFICIAL VIDEO". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 
  14. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20110914062013/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6wLpNu8260. Archived from the original on September 14, 2011. Retrieved January 9, 2011.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
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