Magic De Spell ‎– Kiss The Mirror

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Geheimnis Records ‎– GHMN.022
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A1 Confusion
Bass – Yannis RoditesSynthesizer [Synth] – George Scarlatos*Written-By – MDS*, Y. Rodites*
2:53
A2 Run Fast
Written-By – E. Aslanoglou*, G. Scarlatos*, MDS*
3:41
A3 A Story
Written-By – G. Scarlatos*, MDS*
2:59
A4 A Fen
Written-By – G. Scarlatos*, MDS*, Th. Vlachakis*
4:07
A5 Valse
Written-By – Magic De Spell
3:03
A6 Sweatin' All Over
Written-By – G. Scarlatos*, MDS*
1:54
B1 Desire
Written-By – Magic De Spell
4:27
B2 Screenplay
Written-By – G. Scarlatos*, MDS*, Y. Rodites*
3:57
B3 It Hurts
Written-By – G. Scarlatos*, MDS*, Th. Scarlatos*
3:16
B4 Lilies
Written-By – MDS*, Th. Scarlatos*
3:11
B5 Chains Of Love
Written-By – G. Scarlatos*, MDS*, Th. Scarlatos*
3:40

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Recorded & remixed at Master Sound Studios during December '83.
The video clip of the song " Valse " was broadcasted by MTV in 1985.
Remastered at "Snakefarm" studios during July 2015.
"Desire" is the first "long" version. It was intended to be included in the original 1984 edition, but left out at the last minute.

300 hand-numbered copies edition. Includes 2 postcards. The first is an actual replica of the 1984 live gig promotional flyer at “Akadimos” theatre and the second a promotional photo of the band from that era.
- 150 copies on black vinyl (this).
- 150 copies on clear transparent vinyl.

Under licence by General Publishing Company S.A./ Music Box International
© General Publishing Company S.A./ Music Box International
℗ Geheimnis Records 2016

Other Versions (3 of 3) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
13014 Magic De Spell Kiss The Mirror(LP, Album) Music-Box 13014 Greece 1984 Sell This Version
TC-SMB 13014, M. BOX 13014, SMB 40228 Magic De Spell Kiss The Mirror(Cass, Album) Music-Box, Music-Box, Music-Box TC-SMB 13014, M. BOX 13014, SMB 40228 Greece 1984 Sell This Version
GHMN.022 Magic De Spell Kiss The Mirror(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RM, cle) Geheimnis Records GHMN.022 Greece 2016 Sell This Version

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Panosdread

Panosdread

June 5, 2016
The album was released by the same label that had released their first album “A Body In A Snare”. (“Music Box”). Their association with a stable record company gave them the confidence to develop and aim for higher standards in music composition. From the end of 1982 until the time “Kiss The Mirror” was released in early 1984, they were performing on a regular basis. Their busy live schedule, in addition to the hours that they had spent the previous year (1982) in the studio recording their debut album, had boosted their self-confidence and molded them into a tight and efficient musical unit.
To crown it all, at the end of 1983 they entered Mastersound Studios and with the help of Chris Manolitsis as their sound-engineer, they recorded their second and, for many music journalists, most complete, mature and intimate album of their career. Elias Aslanoglou sounded more confident than ever before. George Scarlatos displayed his skill at playing some very innovative bass lines. Theodore Vlahakis held down the rhythm-section with some impressive percussion, while Thanassis Scarlatos and Yannis Rodites (who joined the band by mid 1983) created some simple but impeccable melodies on synthesizers, piano and keyboards.
“Valse” was the first Greek new wave song ever broadcast on the - back then - brand new “Music Television” (MTV) in 1985, while before that, it had participated at the Montreaux Festival. It was the first time a Greek New-Wave band had gone beyond national borders and attempted to reach a wider audience. “Desire” was also released as a 12’’ maxi-single (accompanied by “Run Fast” and “Screenplay”) and made it onto the Greek charts.