Giorgos Sabanis, one of the most talented singer/songwriter of his generation, was born on the 15th May 1983 and turns 36 today!
At the age of 13, he started playing music and created a band called ‘Fasma’. They wrote and sung many songs, one of them being the famous song ‘To To Fili Tis Zois’, which was performed by Helena Paparizou many years later. Following his musical passion inside of him, he studied playing guitar in a musical school, in Athens.
In his teenager years, Sabanis mostly listened to rock bands of the 1960s and 1970s, and bands of British and American legends. His greatest musical idol is Giorgos Dalaras.
Not only was Sabanis a talented songwriter and singer from young, he was also born an athlete and enjoyed track and field.
At the 2004 Summer Olympic Games held in Athens, he carried the flag with an image of an olive branch around the stadium at the opening ceremony, symbolising not only peace, but Athens itself, his birthplace.
In October 2007, Sabanis recorded his first CD single ‘Kapou Allou’ and in March 2008, he released his first full album titled ‘Haramata’. Not long after in May 2009, he released his second album and also made his first live appearances with Peggy Zina. Sabanis also composed nine songs for Peggy Zina’s album ‘To Pathos Einai Aformi'.
Sabanis later released his third album ‘Mistirio Treno’ in March 2011, fourth album ‘Den Eimai Iroas’ in 2012, fifth album ‘Mono Ex Epafis’ in 2014 and sixth album ‘Logia Pou Kaine’ in 2016 which was certified four times platinum with 50,000 copies sold.
As a talented singer and songwriter Sabanis has won numerous awards and attained many musical achievements. In 2013 at the MAD Video Music Awards, he won the award for "Best Video Clip Pop/Rock" with the song ‘Ora Miden’ and again won the same award in 2016 for his song ‘Prin Peis S’Agapo’.
To date, Sabanis has gone on to write many songs for other popular singers including Despina Vandi, Nikos Oikonomopoulos, Katy Garbi and Antonis Remos, just to name a few.
On 1st April 2019, one of Greece’s most loved artist, Giorgos Sabanis released his latest studio album titled ‘Paraxena Demeni’. The album contains 11 very distinct songs, with all the music written by Giorgos himself and lyrics by Eleana Vrahali, his permanent lyricist.
Even before the release of the album, Sabanis had released two singles from the album, ‘Ftaiei’ and ‘Epilogi’ which were instant hits and loved by all his fans.
‘Paraxena Demeni’ Tracklist:
- M’ ENA SOU VLEMA
- I PLIGES MOU
- PARAXENA DEMENI
- MATIA MOU
- ΑΛΑΞΕ ΤΑ ΟΛΑ
- TI ISE YA MENA
- IRTHES YA NA MINIS
- SKIA STI GI
Xronia Polla Giorgos, Happy 36th Birthday!