Berlin' brand new and ambitious label RARE EMOTIONS is honoured to present the first English speaking album of Philippos Pliatsikas, main writer and lead singer of Rock legend band Pyx Lax and one of the most significant artists in Greece for the last 25 years - THE KEY - eleven songs of genuine Vintage Rock with shades of all sorts of Mediterranean music.
Deeply rooting in the traditional forms of his native country on the edge of Europe with influences of many a classic from minimal Pink Floyd arrangements to the smoky rasp of Bob Dylan in his seventies, Philip blends his personal history with the musical currents - the essence of a major local Rock star going global.
A whole slew of shining international notables from all kinds of fields exemplarily stands for THE KEY's wide musical spectrum! Amonste others The Godmother of Punk Nina Hagen joins Philippos in two unpredictable duets, Rejoice with lyrics by Nina and Save Me. Legendary Scorpions writer and axe Rudolf Schenker shares his Love is the Answer with him. Soulful and ethereal singer Liset Alea joins with Blue. The album rounds up with fabulous Norwegian Ase Kleveland, in her characteristic hoarse and direct voice she wonders Where Should We Go Now.
Love is the key - love of music THE KEY!
An emotional collaboration across all borders you will rarely forget!
01. Rejoice (feat. Nina Hagen)
02. Love is the Key (feat. Warner Poland)
03. Save Me (feat. Nina Hagen)
04. Blue (feat. Liset Alea)
05. Wonderfully Dead
06. Where Should We Go Now (feat. Ase Kleveland)
07. Love is the Answer (feat. Rudolf Schenker)
08. A Brand New World
09. To Feel Something
10. Under The Fading Stars
11. More Than A Liar