Andriana Babali
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Andriana Babali

Athens, Attica, Greece | Established. Jan 01, 2003 | MAJOR

Athens, Attica, Greece | MAJOR
Established on Jan, 2003
Band World Pop




""The Rose Tattoo" (2009) album review"

Through pink flavors jasmine aroma comes Andriana Babali's new album. Not bonbon rouge, for god's sake ! Deep rouge, or better "cinematic" oldish rouge, like that of Sienna's old houses.
Filled with old time memories (most tracks are nouvelle vague), but running smoothly through today using modern orchestrations by Minos Matsas and extra color and mood by Andriana's voice.
Romance stays romance, but the sound is fresh and clear -so much you find your self wondering (if your age doesn't allow you to know) "now, where this mr Giannidis or mr Gounaris came from ? and why don't we hear from him more often?".
From "?oi Jamais" (?ichael ?allory) (Sylvi Vartan used to sing this) to "I Proti Mas Nichta", "Ti Ki An Hathis", "Ise Esi O Anthropos Mou", to "Io Che Amo Solo Te".
We said pink. Nice pink, naughty, traveling ! And with a flow that puts you in a beautiful mood.

Andriana Babali belongs in a new generation of artists trying to build her own alphabet.
"Rose Tattoo" (EMI) is her fourth personal album and is a very good next move, after "Des Kathara" (arranged by Giannis Nastas "Xaxakes"), to a more detailed, well prepared Pop, which can easily be heard in a wider audience. -

"Latest album (O Tzon Tzon Zi) review :"

This is certainly not an "one off" cd, although it's got its strong hook:
"Ikariotikos" (Greek Folk dance) covered in "Periplanomeno" - composer Stamos Semsis worked on the whole cd, together with top Greek lyricist Nikos Moraitis -
- disvovers a new "stong signature" with Andriana's unique style.
Arty, smooth album, (obviously) made to measure on Andriana's girly aura, but without hesitating to wonder on more inner paths, and also on interesting musical combinations.
On "Sta Pefka" (Old rebetiko by Dimitris Semsis) Babali combines the electro/dance version of grandson Semsis with her own singing style, while the listener can hear samples of original singer Roza Eskenazy in the background. -


  • Albums:
Kai I Gi Gyrizei (2003)
Min Pis Pote (2005)

Des Kathara (2007)
The Rose Tattoo (2009)
O Tzon Tzon Zi (2010)

To Mazi Einai Dromos (2014)

  • EPs:
Me Hriazete (EP) (2006)
  • Singles:
Den Ein' Arga (2001)
Moira Mou Egines (2003)
Gyrna Piso (2003)
Gine Kommatia (Nychterino Renge) (2004)
Min Pis Pote (2005)
Mazi Theos (2006)
Des Kathara (Face à la mer) (2007)
Diakopes Sti Baniera (2010)
Periplanomeno (2010)
Koukla Spasmeni (2010)
Pente Vimata (2013)
Ta Dahtylidia (2013)
T' Akoustika [feat. Onirama] (2014)
Mesopelaga (2015)
Oute Gi' Asteio (2016)
Spell (2018)
  • Collaborations:
Den Ein' Arga - (2001)
Thalassa Mou Skoteini - (2001)
Gine Kommatia (Nychterino Renge) - (2003)
Anemoptero - (2004)
Kyma - (2004)
Mia Mera Emine Akoma - (2004)
Vale Mou Dyskola - (2005)
Mono Esy - (2005)
Ta Karavia Mou Kaio - (2005)
Gine Kommatia - (2005)
Panta Dikos Sou - (2005)
Den Fovame - (2006)
Ekina Pou Den Eho - (2006)
Mou Les - (2006)
Mathima Solfege - (2006)
Den Xero Poso S' Agapo, O Lefteris, Ena Asteri Pefti-Pefti, Ta Therina Sinema, Aliti, Aspra, Kokkina, Kitrina, Ble - (2006)
Des Kathara (Face à la mer) Mad VMA Edition - (2007)
Serenata - (2008)
Avokanto - (2008)
T Asteri - (2008)
Me Ena Zepelin - (2008)
Avgoustos - (2009)
Liberdade / Eleftheria - (2011)
Sunny Mae (feat. Adriana Babali) - (2011)
Vrochi Ton Asterion - (2011)
Stagones - (2012)
Kopse - (2012)
Na niotho kai as min katalavaino - (2012)
Agapi Ti Lene - (2014)
Se Ena Synnefo - (2016)
Mia Agapi Mikri - (2016)
To Vradi - (2016)
Paradeisos - (2017)
M' Agapas? - 2017)
Flirt (feat. Andriana Babali) - (2017)
Neraida (feat. Andriana Babali & Dimitris Yfantis) (2017)

Min to pis pouthena - (2017)



Andriana has released 6 albums and has hit the Greek charts repeatedly with songs like “Den ein' arga” , “Moira mou egines” , “Des Kathara”, “Mazi Theos” and “Ise Esi O Anthropos Mou” (the theme song for the very successful tv-series “The Island”).

She has collaborated in live performances as well as in the studio with some of the most important artists of the Greek scene, such as : George Dalaras, Haris Alexiou, Nikos Portokaloglou, Eleni Tsaligopoulou, Michalis Hatzigiannis and many more...

Born and raised in Athens Greece, Andriana studied Economics and Music.
She began singing as a vocalist (+Percussionist) with rock singer-songwriter Nikos Portokaloglou in 1998.
This lead to her first studio recording “Den In' Arga” which became a major radio hit, and also her first solo album “Ke I Gi Girizi”, following a contract with Universal Music.
In 2004, Andriana is nominated in the “Arion Awards” (Greece’s most popular Music Awards) in the category for “Best New Artist” and “Best Female Pop Singer”.
During the Winter of 2004-2005 Andriana appears in George Dalaras ‘s live performances.
In May 2005 she released her second studio album “Min pis pote”, following a new contract with EMI and in June 2007 she released her third album “Des Kathara”. The title song, an adaptation of Calogero’s “Face à la mer” with Greek lyrics by Nikos Moraitis, wins “Best Music Video” Award in “Greek Video Music Awards 2008” and both albums are received with great reviews by the fans and critics.
In May 2009 she released her fourth album “The Rose Tattoo”, a selection of ‘50 ‘s and ‘60 ‘s Greek and International hits, arranged by renowned composer Minos Matsas. In late 2010 Babali released her fifth studio album titled “O Tzon Tzon zi", which is entirely written and composed by lyricist Nikos Moraitis and virtuoso violist and composer Stamos Semsis.
Around that time, the successful Greek TV series “To Nisi” used “Ise Esi O Anthropos Mou” (from her 2009 cd: The Rose Tattoo) for the series theme song, which ranked #1 in iTunes (Gr) sales .

Andriana is currently making live appearances with a special diversified quartet, performing her album tracks in ethno-minimal arrangements.


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