Paola Foka

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Paola Foka
Πάολα και Γιώργος Μαζωνάκης στο Βοτανικό.jpg
Paola and Giorgos Mazonakis in Votanikos
Background information
Birth namePagona Karamitsou
Born1982 (age 35–36)
Thessaloniki, Greece
Occupation(s)Singer

Paola Foka (born June 25, 1985), born Pagona Karamitsou, is a Greek singer.

Early life and career[edit]

Born on 25 June 1982 in Thessaloniki and raised in Sykia Halkidiki, her parents, Alexander and Maria, were also musicians. She has an older brother Pericles.[1] Paola began singing at 14 years old at the suggestion of a shopkeeper and with the approval of her parents. At 19, she was singing in the nightclub Mamounia in Thessaloniki.

Career[edit]

In 2005 she published her first album, Silent, and then moved to Athens to work with Stamatis Gonidis. In 2007 she worked with Soti Volanis on a duet titled "Grandma and Grandpa" which enjoyed great success. In 2008 she released her second album, "We went with red." [2] In 2012, she released the album "Be One With me" which went gold with tracks including Be With Me One, Fault, Be quiet m'afiseis want, Artificial, What catches. On April 24, 2013, she released the album "After The Midnight" which went platinum within three days.[3] In December 2013, she released the album The Truth Alone containing the successful songs: Hold On, Finished Statements Zero. Hold On was the 10th biggest radio hit of 2013. On November 17, 2014, she released the new song I A Life, foreshadowing the next disc I hide vagrancy, released in early 2015. The songs that stood out from this disc are: I A Life, These I said God, How Many Times, Cold Embrace.

Personal life[edit]

On April 8, 2003, she gave birth to a daughter, Paolina.[1]

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Biography".
  2. ^ "Paola Foka".
  3. ^ "The dual administration of Paola in the triumphant finale of appearances in Athens".