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Vangelis (Evangelos Papathanassiou)

Vangelis (Evangelos Papathanassiou)
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Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou (Greek: Ευάγγελος Οδυσσέας Παπαθανασίου, born 29 March 1943), known professionally as Vangelis, is a Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, pop rock, and orchestral music. He is best known for his Academy Award–winning score for the film Chariots of Fire, among many other movies and television shows. Vangelis began his professional musical career working with several popular bands of the 60s such as The Forminx and Aphrodite's Child, with the latter's album 666 going on to be recognized as a psychedelic classic.
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Releases on file (18)
Arcade Messiah — Trilogy Arcade Messiah — Trilogy
(Fruits de Mer strange fish nine, 2016/2017, 3CD)
Arcade Messiah — II Arcade Messiah — II
(Bandcamp no#, 2015, CD)
Various Artists — Side Effects Various Artists — Side Effects
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 61-64, 2015, 4LP)
Vangelis — Oceanic Vangelis — Oceanic
(Atlantic 82953-2, 1996, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Vangelis — El Greco Vangelis — El Greco
(Atlantic 83161-2, 1995/1998, CD)
Vangelis — Voices Vangelis — Voices
(Atlantic 82853-2, 1995, CD)
Vangelis — Blade Runner Vangelis — Blade Runner
(EastWest Records 4509-96574-2, 1994, CD)
Vangelis — 1492: Conquest of Paradise Vangelis — 1492: Conquest of Paradise
(Atlantic 7 82432-2, 1992, CD)
Vangelis — Chariots of Fire Vangelis — Chariots of Fire
(Polydor 549 095-2, 1982/2000, CD)
Vangelis — Albedo 0.39 Vangelis — Albedo 0.39
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2422, 1976/2013, CD)
Socrates — Phos Socrates — Phos
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2287, 1976/2011, CD)
Vangelis — Heaven and Hell Vangelis — Heaven and Hell
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2421, 1975/2013, CD)
Vangelis — Earth Vangelis — Earth
(Vertigo 532 783-2, 1974/1996, CD)
Vangelis — L'Apocalypse des Animaux Vangelis — L'Apocalypse des Animaux
(Polydor 831 503-2, 1973/1988, CD)
Aphrodite's Child — 666 Aphrodite's Child — 666
(Vertigo 838 430-2, 1972/1989, 2CD)
Aphrodite's Child — It's Five O'Clock Aphrodite's Child — It's Five O'Clock
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2206, 1969/2010, CD)
Aphrodite's Child — End of the World Aphrodite's Child — End of the World
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2205, 1968/2010, CD)

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