Popular Greek singer Antonis Remos, born Antonios Paschalidis, was born on 19 the of June 1970 Düsseldorf, West Germany. Later his family moved back to their native Thessaloniki, Greece, where he finished school. During his childhood, he got involved with music and learned to play the guitar.
After many appearances in Thessaloniki, in 1995 Antonis Remos had his first live appearance in Athens. He performed live next to famous artists, such as Dimitris Mitropanos, Stefanos Korkolis and Marios Tokas. This same year he signed his first contract with Sony Music Greece, planning to release his first album. The first album which was released in 1996 and was titled after his name, became platinum in a few months. In April 1998, his second album, Kairos Na Pame Parakato (“Time to Move On”) was released. For the first time, some of the most-prestigious Greek composers had given their songs to Antonis Remos, and for a second time in a row, the album gained platinum status.
In March 2000, Remos performed the title song of the movie “I Agapi Einai Elefantas” (“Love is an elephant”) written by Minos Matsas. The soundtrack gained gold status.
A CD single release followed, which was titled “Fly with me”. It is actually a remix of the big hit “Meine” (Stay) having Danish artist Remee Guitar’s rap-ing vocals. During winter 2000 Remos and Sakis Rouvas performed live together in Diogenis Palace.
In June 2001 he released a double live CD from a party given in Apollon Palace titled Mia Nihta Mono (“Only for a night”). The album gained platinum status.
During winter 2001, Antonis Remos performed live next to Giannis Parios. A CD single was also released in 2001. In spring 2002 Remos released the new album Kardia Mou Min Anisiheis (“Don’t worry, my love”). Its songs were written by Giorgos Theofanous. The album gained triple platinum status, becoming one of the most-popular albums through the years.
During summer 2004, the Mikis Theodorakis orchestra presented the composer’s music written for theatrical plays and movies, with Remos as the lead voice, along with the actors Petros Filipidis, Natassa Manisalis and Giannis Samsiaris. He released a live recording of the appearances next to the 5 big composers. The album gained double platinum status. Later that winter Antonis Remos appeared live with George Dalaras, in the brand-new “Athens Arena”.
Antonis Remos celebrated his 10 years in discography by releasing a triple Best Of album with Sony BMG Greece which went platinum. In summer 2007, Remos did a tour around Greece, giving 25 sold-out concerts for the first time after 10 years. He had with him a new band from Thessaloniki named “Onirama”. Antonis Remos and Onirama met in MAD TV’s secret concert that was given in February and from that night, a new album was released. Hit songs of Antonis Remos were “retouched” by Onirama, gaining gold status under the title “Antonis Remos in Concert feat. Onirama“.
In 2010 He released a new song called “Terma i Istoria”, and presented it live through his show “Love Stories” in Diogenis Studio, another year of sold-out appearances.
Antonis Remos has travelled all around the world and is loved by Greeks all around the globe who pack out his concerts and are eager to hear him perform live.
He has also performed live with huge names of the international music scene, such as Julio Inglesias (Mykonos 2014), Gloria Gaynor (New York & Athens 2014), Danny Brialliant (Mykonos 2015), Zeljko Joksimovic (Belgrade & Athens), Gipsy Kings (Mykonos 2016).
His latest album “Spasmena kommatia tis kardias” has already gained platinum status on the first week of release.
On a personal note, Antonis married his long-time partner Yvonne Bosnjak in September last year, celebrating their beautiful wedding in Greece. The couple has a young daughter named Eleni.
Xronia Polla Antonis, Happy 49th Birthday!