Sex (Elli Kokkinou album)

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Sex
Kokkinou sex.JPG
Studio album by
Released10 November 2005
RecordedPower Music studio
GenrePop, Modern laika
Length1:04:26
LanguageGreek
LabelHeaven
ProducerPhoebus
Elli Kokkinou chronology
Sto Kokkino: Platinum Edition
(2004)
Sex
(2005)
Ki Allo... Platinum Edition
(2006)
Singles from Sex
  1. "Sex"
    Released: October 2005
  2. "Talento"
    Released: December 2005
  3. "Erotas Einai"
    Released: February 2006
  4. "Ti Tis Eheis Vrei"
    Released: April 2006
  5. "Itan Psema"
    Released: June 2006

Sex is the fourth studio album by popular Greek artist Elli Kokkinou.

It was released on 10 November 2005 by Heaven Music and received gold certification, selling over 20,000 units.[1] The album was written by Phoebus, with remaining lyrics by Natalia Germanou and Giannis Rentoumis, and include some of her most successful songs like "Talento", "Sex", "Ti Tis Eheis Vrei", "Itan Psema" and "Erotas Einai". Following its platinum status, when it was re-released with four new songs and a bonus DVD, renamed Ki Allo... Platinum Edition. Campari and RedPassion were the main sponsors of the album.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Kalimera" (Καλημέρα; Good Morning)PhoebusPhoebus4:14
2."Talento" (Ταλέντο; Talent)PhoebusPhoebus4:43
3."Na Me Proseheis" (Να Με Προσέχεις; Take Care Of Me)PhoebusPhoebus4:15
4."Sex"PhoebusPhoebus4:42
5."Moro Mou SSS [Skase]" (Μωρό Μου ΣΣΣ [Σκάσε]; Baby, Shh [Shut Up])PhoebusPhoebus4:22
6."Pare Me" (Πάρε Με; Take Me)PhoebusPhoebus5:07
7."Ti Tis Eheis Vrei" (Τι Της Έχεις Βρει; What Have You Found In Her)PhoebusPhoebus3:49
8."Geia Sou" (Γεια Σου; Hey You)Natalia GermanouPhoebus3:39
9."Erotevmeni Poli" (Ερωτευμένη Πολύ; In Love A Lot)Natalia GermanouPhoebus3:16
10."Itan Psema" (Ήταν Ψέμα; It Was A Lie)PhoebusPhoebus4:22
11."Erotas Einai" (Έρωτας Είναι; Love Is)Giannis RentoumisPhoebus8:22
12."Outro"  13:21
Total length:1:04:26

Singles and Music videos[edit]

The following singles were officially released to radio stations and made into music videos, except the song "Erotas Einai". The songs "Na Me Proseheis", "Moro Mou SSS" and "Geia Sou" was not released as single, but gained a lot of airplay.

  1. "Sex"
  2. "Talento" (Talent)
  3. "Erotas Einai" (Love Is)
  4. "Ti Tis Eheis Vrei" (What Have You Found In Her)
  5. "Itan Psema" (It Was A Lie)

Chart success[edit]

Sex debuted at number 2 in Greece and soon gained a gold status. The songs "Sex", "Itan Psema" and "Ti Tis Eheis Vrei" gained massive airplay in Greece, furthering the success of the album. In 2006, the album was re-released and was gained platinum status, selling over 40,000 units with the first-release sales. The re-release was supported by the song "Ki Allo", which became another airplay hit for Kokkinou.

Ki Allo... Platinum Edition[edit]

Ki Allo... Platinum Edition
Κι Άλλο... Platinum Edition
Ki allo kokkinou.JPG
Studio album by
Released16 November 2006
RecordedPower Music studio
GenrePop, Modern laika
Length1:07:26
LanguageGreek
LabelHeaven Music
ProducerPhoebus
Elli Kokkinou chronology
Sex
(2005)
Ki Allo... Platinum Edition
Κι Άλλο... Platinum Edition

(2006)
Eilikrina
(2007)
Singles from Sex
  1. "Sex [French version]"
    Released: July 2006
  2. "Ki Allo"
    Released: November 2006
  3. "Adiaforos"
    Released: March 2007

Ki Allo... Platinum Edition (trans. Κι Άλλο...; More) is an album by popular Greek artist Elli Kokkinou and was released on 16 November 2006 by Heaven Music, constituting the re-release of previous album. Following Heaven Music's recent tactics, the album was re-released with four new songs, in one of them featuring Thanos Petrelis, and renamed Ki Allo... Platinum Edition, as a result of the album's platinum certification. It also includes a DVD with music videos, photos, and interviews.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Magiko Filtro" (Μαγικό Φίλτρο; Magic Potion)PhoebusPhoebus4:44
2."Ki Allo" (Κι Άλλο; More)PhoebusPhoebus4:04
3."Adiaforos (ft. Thanos Petrelis)" (Αδιάφορος; Uninterested)PhoebusPhoebus3:15
4."Sex [French version]"Markella PanagiotouPhoebus4:42
5."Kalimera" (Καλημέρα; Good Morning)PhoebusPhoebus4:14
6."Talento" (Ταλέντο; Talent)PhoebusPhoebus4:43
7."Na Me Proseheis" (Να Με Προσέχεις; Take Care Of Me)PhoebusPhoebus4:15
8."Sex"PhoebusPhoebus4:42
9."Moro Mou SSS [Skase]" (Μωρό Μου ΣΣΣ [Σκάσε]; Baby, Shh [Shut Up])PhoebusPhoebus4:22
10."Pare Me" (Πάρε Με; Take Me)PhoebusPhoebus5:07
11."Ti Tis Eheis Vrei" (Τι Της Έχεις Βρει; What Have You Found In Her)PhoebusPhoebus3:49
12."Geia Sou" (Γεια Σου; Hey You)Natalia GermanouPhoebus3:39
13."Erotevmeni Poli" (Ερωτευμένη Πολύ; In Love A Lot)Natalia GermanouPhoebus3:16
14."Itan Psema" (Ήταν Ψέμα; It Was A Lie)PhoebusPhoebus4:22
15."Erotas Einai" (Έρωτας Είναι; Love Is)Giannis RentoumisPhoebus8:22
Total length:1:07:26

DVD[edit]

  1. Video clips: "Sex", "Ti Tis Eheis Vrei", "Itan Psema"
  2. "Making Of" photos
  3. Gold status of Sex party
  4. "Sex" (French version) from Mad Video Awards 2006
  5. Interview with Makis Pounentis

Credits and Personnel[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Hakan Bingolou: outi, säzi (tracks: 2-4)

Giannis Bithikotsis: baglama (tracks: 1-2, 1-3, 1-6, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3) || bouzouki (tracks: 1-2, 1-3, 1-6, 1-8, 1-10, 2-1, 2-3) || lute (tracks: 2-2) || tzoura (tracks: 1-2, 1-3, 1-6, 1-8, 1-10, 2-1)

Victoria Chalkiti: backing vocals (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-5, 1-7, 1-9, 2-1)

Giorgos Chatzopoulos: guitars (tracks: 1-1, 1-5, 1-6, 1-7, 1-8, 1-11, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3)

Achilleas Diamantis: guitars (tracks: 1-1, 1-5)

Akis Diximos: second vocal (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-6, 1-7, 1-8, 1-10, 1-11, 2-2, 2-3) || backing vocals (tracks: 2-2, 2-3)

Nektarios Georgiadis: backing vocals (tracks: 1-5, 1-7)

Antonis Gounaris: guitars (tracks: 1-2, 1-3, 1-6, 1-9, 1-10, 1-11) || tzoura (tracks: 1-7)

Trifon Koutsourelis: keyboards, orchestration, programming (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-5, 1-6, 1-7, 1-8, 1-9, 1-10, 1-11, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3)

Fedon Lionoudakis: accordion (tracks: 1-2, 1-6, 1-10)

Alex Panagis: backing vocals (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-5, 1-7, 1-9, 2-1) || second vocal (tracks: 1-5)

Liana Papalexi: backing vocals (tracks: 1-9)

Phoebus: keyboards, programming (tracks: 1-4, 2-4) || orchestration (all tracks)

Giorgos Roilos: percussion (tracks: 1-6, 1-7, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3)

Filippos Tseberoulis: flute (tracks: 1-3, 1-10, 1-11)

Thanasis Vasilopoulos: clarinet, ney (tracks: 2-4)

**CD1 (Sex release)

**CD2 (Ki Allo... Platinum Edition release)

Production[edit]

Antonis Aspromourgos: processing (CD2)

Manolis Chiotis: studio photographer

Giannis Ioannidis (D.P.H.): mastering (CD1)

Konstantinos Kagkas: hair styling

Giorgos Klaromenos: imagine processing

Vanesa Koutsopodiotou: make up

Vasilis Nikolopoulos (Power Music studio): mix engineer, sound engineer

Elsa Patsadeli: styling (CD2)

Phoebus: executive producer

Panos Pitsilidis: art direction

Thodoris Psiachos: cover photographer (CD1)

Roula Revi: cover photographer (CD2)

Vaggelis Siapatis (Power Music studio): computer editing, sound engineer

Giorgos Stabolis: production manager

Aspasia Tsousi: layout

Alexis Valourdos: imagine director

Leon Zervos (Sterling studio): mastering (CD2)

Credits adapted from the album's liner notes.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SEX". www.musical.gr. Retrieved 2 March 2013.
  2. ^ SEX (CD). Elli Kokkinou. Heaven Music. 2005. 5204958 0077 2 1.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)