Vocals flow from smooth and whispery to aggressive, punky and quirky. She’s got a great ear for languages and was natural to find herself writing English and also French lyrics. “You may not have heard of her yet, but with a multi-talented, multi-lingual repertoire, chances are she will burst on to the world stage soon” – European Weekly Kalliopi graduated from the German School of Athens and went on to the Arts Theatre of Karolos Koun to become an actress. She has played many lead parts in the theatre, mostly at the Arts Theatre of Karolos Koun. As a singer she collaborated with well-known producer Coti K.
in a remake of some of Lena Platonos songs that was released by FM Records. The album was produced by Konstantin B. She put in distinctive airy/breathy vocals, improvising melodies in the song called “Roumanian Emigrants”, it was a project that went also live at Rodon Club, the biggest rock venue in Athens. Working as a singer – she has basically worked everywhere from piano restaurants and hotels singing jazz, latin and greek music to groovy clubs and live venues singing pop hits, disco, dance - she met some of the best musicians around and formed a band called minima”.
That led to an album released by Lyra/MBI Records. Kalliopi joined Christos Dantis – major pop-rock artist in Greece - as a supporting act for his concerts and later with her band “minima”. She appeared with him in many concerts at festivals, small venues and clubs all around Greece, in Cyprus and Germany. Kalliopi is influenced by a wide range of artists including U2, Rolling Stones, B52’s, Sting, Blondie, The Kinks, PJ Harvey, Madonna, Garbage, Nirvana, The Cranberries, David Bowie, Alanis Morissete, Led Zeppelin, Joy Division, White Stripes. Read more on Last.fm.
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