Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Greece - Utopian Land - Argo

promo cds
16 - 44 pts in semi 1

Argo, ethno hiphoppers formerly (or also) known as Europond were flying the flag for Greece in Stockholm.
Their song Utopian Land was premiered on March 10..
Watch and listen here

Utopian Land is released as a digital single on March 30 through the usual sources.
The song is performed in English and a dialect called Pontic Greek.
The song is written by band member Vladimiros Sofianides.
A promo single is issued.

Argo in Stockholm were Christina Lachana, Maria Venetikidou, Vladimiros Sofianidis, Kostas Topouzis, Ilias Kesidis and Alekos Papadopoulos.

Digital release image
Utopian Land - original version
- Stockholm 2CD, digital single, promo
Utopian Land - karaoke
- on the official karaoke album (digital release)
The intro on the digital single version is shorter than the 2CD version, about two milliseconds....

Links and sources
Argo/Europond FB in Greek and Argo FB in English
ERT press reveal
ERT Eurovision FB
ERT Eurovision pages

13 turned out to be an unlucky number for Greece. After reaching the final 12 times in a row (that's all since semi's were introduced) the country hasn't made it to the saturday show this year.
Check out these Greek Eurovision entries
Picture from ERT
2015 - Maria Elena Kyriakou
2014 - Freaky Fortune ft. Riskykidd
2013 - Koza Mostra ft. Aganthonas Iakovidis
2012 - Eleftheria Eleftheriou
2011 - Loucas Yiorcas and Stereo Mike
2010 - Giorgos Alkaios and Friends
2009 - Sakis Rouvas

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