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Thriler (Greek: Θρίλερ; English: Thriller) is the 17th studio album by Greek singer-songwriter and record producer Nikos Karvelas, released by Legend Recordings in 2006. It reached number 10 on the Greek Albums Chart.
The Greek alphabet has been used to write the Greek language since the late ninth or early eighth century BC. It is derived from the earlier Phoenician alphabet, and was the first alphabetic script to have distinct letters for vowels as well as consonants. In Archaic and early Classical times, the Greek alphabet existed in many different local variants, but, by the end of the fourth century BC, the Eucleidean alphabet, with twenty-four letters, ordered from alpha to omega, had become standard and it is this version that is still used to write Greek today. These twenty-four letters are: Α α, Β β, Γ γ, Δ δ, Ε ε, Ζ ζ, Η η, Θ θ, Ι ι, Κ κ, Λ λ, Μ μ, Ν ν, Ξ ξ, Ο ο, Π π, Ρ ρ, Σ σ/ς, Τ τ, Υ υ, Φ φ, Χ χ, Ψ ψ, and Ω ω.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and eventually became a global lingua franca. It is named after the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to the area of Great Britain that later took their name, as England. Both names derive from Anglia, a peninsula in the Baltic Sea. The language is closely related to Frisian and Low Saxon, and its vocabulary has been significantly influenced by other Germanic languages, particularly Norse, and to a greater extent by Latin and French.
Nikos Karvelas is a Greek songwriter, producer, and singer. He has sold millions of records as a producer and is most recognizable for his three-decade-long collaboration with Anna Vissi, while some of his other well-known collaborations include Tolis Voskopoulos and Sakis Rouvas. Karvelas has released multiple personal studio albums that have had mild to big success. In 2012, Alpha TV ranked Karvelas as the 13th top-certified composer in Greece in the phonographic era.
|1.||"Varieme" (I am bored)||Nikos Karvelas||Nikos Karvelas||4:09|
|2.||"Agrimi" (Wild beast)||Nikos Karvelas||Nikos Karvelas||2:59|
|3.||"Thriler" (Thriller)||Nikos Karvelas||Nikos Karvelas||4:24|
|4.||"Melangholiko Koritsi" (Sad girl)||Nikos Karvelas||Nikos Karvelas||4:32|
|5.||"Giati Na Mi Ginete" (Why should it not happen)||Nikos Karvelas||Nikos Karvelas||3:24|
|6.||"Ptomata" (Corpses)||Nikos Karvelas||Nikos Karvelas||3:06|
|7.||"Mia Thlipsi Magiki" (A magical sadness)||Nikos Karvelas||Nikos Karvelas||4:16|
|8.||"Christe" (Christ)||Nikos Karvelas||Nikos Karvelas||2:59|
|9.||"Kaneis" (You do)||Nikos Karvelas||Nikos Karvelas||2:41|
|10.||"Annita"||Nikos Karvelas||Nikos Karvelas||3:43|
|11.||"Libido"||Nikos Karvelas||Nikos Karvelas||3:37|
|12.||"Mikrovio" (Microbe)||Nikos Karvelas||Nikos Karvelas||4:06|
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