as it was atmospheric, On The Greek Side
Of My Mind is essential to The Aphrodite’s Chid jigsaw. And essential for
any fan of Roussos.
progressive rock legends Aphrodite’s Child bowed out in 1972 with the double
concept album 666, their singer Demis
Roussos had already made his own, solo, concept album, 1971’s On The Greek Side Of My Mind.
He became an
international star in 1973 with “Forever
And Ever”, but the unsung On The
Greek Side Of My Mind was where his solo career began.
Aphrodite’s Child lyricist Boris Bergman and French musicians as well as
Aphrodite’s Child drummer Lucas Sideras, On
The Greek Side Of My Mind is the missing link between the band and his solo
success – even though it was made while Aphrodite’s Child were still going.
On The Greek Side Of My Mind is a dramatic exploration of his roots, the
legends of his home country and the journey he was on, weaving the themes of
Greek folk into a rich orchestrated progressive pop that transports with its
Release Date: 24/09/2012