This page includes the discography of singer Despina Vandi. Vandi began a musical career in after signing with Minos EMI. She released two albums with little success, Gela Mou and Esena Perimenobefore beginning an exclusive collaboration with composer Phoebuswhich would eventually become one of the most successful partnerships in Greek history, and striking commercial success with her third and fourth albums Deka Endoles and Profitiesthe latter which reached multi-platinum status.
In the s, Vandi and Phoebus began experimenting with more contemporary, radio-friendly pop influences in combination with laiko repertoire to much initial success. Her single " Ipofero " became the best-selling Greek single of all time Virgin Megastores ; after the success Vandi and Phoebus signed to new-found independent label Heaven Music with Gia remaining the label's biggest sales success, and one of the biggest-selling albums of all time in Greece.
With Gia earning success in neighboring markets as well, Vandi embarked on a career abroad briefly to some mild success; she became the first Greek artist to chart on any Billboard chart, reaching number one on the Hot Dance Airplay Chart for 2 weeks and 39 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart, although her later singles proved less successful. Vandi released her first live album in before taking a maternity leave after having her first child.
During this time, both her former and current label released a number of compilations and video albums to capitalize on her recent marketability. Vandi returned with another multi-platinum record, Stin Avli Tou Paradeisoubefore Chevere (Guru Mix) - Said Mrad - Guru Ayia Napa - Gift Of Love 1 maternity leave.
In Vandi and Phoebus announced that they were leaving Heaven Music in favor of a new label founded by Phoebus. In Greece and Cyprus singles are usually only released as radio singles rather than physical releases. Listed below are promo singles released by radio and music video by Despina Vandi.
They were not released as stand-alone CDs, as is common in Greece and Cyprus. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Afti Ine I Diafora Mas. Formats: CD, Cassette. Despina Vandi Karaoke Vol. Greek Hits: Giorgos Mazonakis vs. Vandi reminisces about good times she had with a lover driving down a road and playing at the beach, with the memories in black and white.
Vangelis Liberopoulos. Kostas Kapetanidis. A mostly black and white video of Vandi singing on a sidewalk and in her bed, featuring archive footage of Parios. Vandi sings in a warehouse amongst foam in one scene and shows both good and bad times with a lover in Karma - Various - Warsaw Hardcore Punk Attack Vol. 2, using both some black and white and fluorescent scenes. Giorgos Gavalos.
Yorgos Lanthimos. Kostas Voridis. A crime scene is revealed, while Vandi sings alone in some scenes and embraces and struggles with her lover in one scene with a fan blowing and in another in a car speeding down a road. Dimitris Sotas. A mostly black and white video with Lembesis and Vandi flirting and dancing around as the lead singers of a rock band. Vandi pole dancing and posing in Chevere (Guru Mix) - Said Mrad - Guru Ayia Napa - Gift Of Love 1 gowns amongst numerous formally dressed men who photograph her and attempt to get her attention.
Vandi towering over and performing a choreographed dance sequence with a crew in a futuristic city. Vandi as a school girl alone in a classroom, eventually becoming enraged and throwing around the room's contents. Vandi bellydancing as part of the entertainment at a Middle Eastern festivity, attempting to attract the attention of a love interest. A partially black and white video following the lives of two women in abusive relationships, with Vandi playing on a television in the background, portraying a s cabaret singer who suffers domestic abuse herself, although she eventually manages to escape from the relationship.
After The Town - Scythe Of Orion - Sun-dial involved in a car accident, Vandi has presumably died and has an out-of-body experience. She tries to contact her lover who is devastated over the news, before eventually returning to her body. Vandi watching a group of bellydancers at a Purple Rain - Rodney Carrington - Hangin With Rodney in Morocco and eventually joining in, focusing on a mysterious male on a black horse.
Footage from a live performance. Additional footage is of Vandi driving in a car through Madrid and singing on top of a piano in a room full of moving boxes. Vandi and others in a steam bath, resting on a bed of flowers with servers catering to her, on a Chevere (Guru Mix) - Said Mrad - Guru Ayia Napa - Gift Of Love 1and dancing at a party. Vandi catches her lover having an affair and has difficulty after seeing them in public Chicken Or The Egg - Cecil Otter - False Hopes in the aftermath.
In this animated video, Vandi gets ready in the morning, goes for a walk, and eventually meets her lover in the Garden of Eden. Vandi and dancers moving and posing in boxes, eventually followed by a full dance sequence in front of a white background and another with flashing lights. Vandi and her mother are at a dress fitting and try to surprise Vandi's partner Mazonakis and encourage him to marry her and have a family.
Nikos Soulis. Vandi has been kidnapped and trapped in a water tank by an obsessive female. The police eventual find the hideout and arrest the woman, but Vandi is retrieved unconscious.
Vandi getting herself and her house ready for a Christmas celebration, waiting for her lover to arrive, but ending up disappointed when he does not show up. Vandi singing in a room with footage of couples who are celebrating anniversaries, all which eventually go to visit her. Vandi singing in front of a black background with fancy designs appearing Sha La La (I Love You) - John Leo & Jessy Mc.
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Manolis Tzirakis. Pillow Talk. Yiannis Papadakos.
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