Ti Ora Tha Vgoume?

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Ti Ora Tha Vgoume?
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Studio album by
Released3 June 2013 (2013-06-03)
RecordedAugust 2012April 2013
Genre Dance, Pop, Laïko
Language Greek, English
Label EMI Music Greece
Producer The A Team
Helena Paparizou chronology
Greatest Hits & More
Ti Ora Tha Vgoume?
One Life
Ti Ora Tha Vgoume? (Booklet cover)
Singles from Ti Ora Tha Vgoume?
  1. "Poso M'Aresei"
    Released: 19 March 2013
  2. "Ena Lepto"
    Released: 14 April 2013
  3. "Save Me (This Is An SOS) / Sou Stelno SOS"
    Released: 29 May 2013
  4. "Den Thelo Allon Iroa"
    Released: 24 December 2013

Ti Ora Tha Vgoume? (Greek: Τι ώρα θα βγούμε;; English: What time will we go out?) is the fifth Greek-language studio album and seventh studio album overall by Greek singer Helena Paparizou, released on 3 June 2013 in Greece and Cyprus by EMI Music Greece. [1]


The album marks Paparizou's first studio album release with EMI Greece, following her departure from longtime label Sony Music Greece.

Recording and production

Elena Paparizou began studio recordings around July 2012 in Athens. Giannis Doxas, Paparizou's former A&R, actively promoted the project through his personal social networking sites, despite his employment at Paparizou's former label. Songwriters and producers of the new album are Meth (Mihalis Kouinelis/Stavento), Giorgos Papadopoulos, Akis Petrou, Jimmy Jansson, Fredrik Sonefors, Bobby Ljunggren, Dimitris Kontopoulos, Nikos Antypas, Nikos Moraitis, Miltos Ioannidis, Gabriel Russel (Slik Beats), Giorgos Pilianidis, O. Holter, Jakke Erixson, Kristofer Östergren, Youla Georgiou, Nahle Ahlstedt and Giannis Doxas. The liner notes indicate that the album is collectively produced by "The A Team".

In mid of April 2013, Elena Paparizou's official Facebook page posted two photos from the album's photo shoot, which see Paparizou in a garden wearing a white button-down shirt, short light blue denim shorts, male black cowboy boots and a white sun hat.

Release and promotion

The album was released on 3 June 2013.

The album is administered by Universal International Music, a Netherlands-based office of Universal Music Group, per Paparizou's latest multi-territory deal. As a result, the album also carries the "Universal Music" logo. EMI Music Greece is Universal Music Group's sole major label operation in Greece (as of April 2013), therefore Paparizou is officially represented by EMI Music Greece in the Greek market.

It's the first Paparizou album to be at the Top10 of the official Greek album chart for 11 straight weeks.[ citation needed ]


"Poso M'Aresei"

"Poso M'Aresei" was released in March 2013 as the lead off single. The song peaked at #3 on the Greek Songs Media Inspector Singles Chart. Music and Lyrics are by Mihalis "Meth" Kouinelis of the band Stavento. An official remix by "Lunatic" was released on 15 April. The song was performed at Madwalk 2013.

"Ena Lepto"

The second single from the album is called "Ena Lepto", a mid-tempo ballad composed by Giorgos Papadopoulos with lyrics by Akis Petrou. Elena performed the single at Madwalk 2013. The song peaked at #7 on the official greek airplay chart.

"Save Me (This Is An SOS)"

"Save Me (This Is An SOS)" was released radio stations in both Greece and Sweden on 29 May. It is the third official single from Elena's Greek studio album and the first English single from her One Life album. Music blog Idolator gave a positive review, saying the production shares similarities with hit songs by the likes of Shakira and Jennifer Lopez. Paparizou performed a mashup of "Save Me" and Freed From Desire by Gala at the annual Mad Video Music Awards. The song, along with the greek version "Sou Stelno SOS" peaked at #5 at the greek international airplay chart, and at #13 at the official combined airplay chart.

"Den Thelo Allon Iroa"

Is the fourth and final single from the album, a different music style for Helena reminding Amy Winehouse's songs. Music is composed by Dimitris Kontopoulos and Nikos Ntarmas as long as lyrics written by Nikos Moraitis. The video was directed by Alexandros Grammatopoulos. The song peaked at #11 on the official Greek airplay chart by Mediainspector.

Track listing

1."Den Thelo Allon Iroa" (Δε Θέλω Άλλον Ήρωα; I Don't Want Another Hero) Dimitris Kontopoulos, Nikos MoraitisKontopoulos, Thodoros Ntarmas3:16
2."Ti Ora Tha Vgoume; (Chainsaw)" (Τι Ώρα Θα Βγούμε; (Chainsaw); What Time Will We Go Out? (Chainsaw))Oscar Holter, Jakob “Jakke” Erixson, Kristofer Östergren, MoraitisHotler/Erixson3:36
3."Ena Lepto" (Ένα Λεπτό; One minute)Giorgos Papadopoulos, Akis PetrouLeonidas Tzitzos3:06
4."Sou Stelno SOS (Save me (This is an SOS))" (Σου Στέλνω SOS (Save Me (This Is an SOS)); I'm Sending You An SOS (Save Me (This Is An SOS)))Jimmy Jansson, Bobby Ljunggren, Micah Wilshire, Giannis DoxasJansson, Fredrik Sonefors3:08
5."Epitelous Moni" (Επιτέλους Μόνη; Alone At Last)Miltos Ioannidis, Giorgos PilianidisNtarmas3:35
6."Poso M'Aresei" (Πόσο Μ' Αρέσει; How Much I Like It) METH METH3:34
7."Den Tha Kimithis Apopse" (Δε Θα Κοιμηθείς Απόψε; You Will Not Sleep Tonight)Nikos Antipas, MoraitisAntipas3:13
8."The Groove Is The Solution"Gabriel RusselKarl-Ola S. Kjellholm3:51
9."I Nihta" (Η Νύχτα; The Night)Papadopoulos, PetrouTzitzos3:24
10."Oute Ki Esi" (Ούτε Κι Εσύ; Neither Were You)Papadopoulos, Gioula GeorgiouTzitzos3:27
11."Vrehi Filia (Crazy For Love)" (Βρέχει Φιλιά (Crazy For Love); It's Raining Kisses (Crazy For Love))Nalle Ahlstedt, Petri Somer, Nicole Fuentes, MoraitisAhlstedt3:20
12."Mesimeria (One life)" (Μεσημέρια (One Life); Afternoons (One Life)) Pasi Siitonen, Risto Asikainen, her0ism, DoxasNtarmas3:33
13."Soma Kai Psihi (Set your heart on me)" (Σώμα Και Ψυχή (Set Your Heart On Me); Body And Soul (Set Your Heart On Me))Jansson, Ljunggren, Vaggelis KonstantinidisJansson, Sonefors3:07
14."Min Mou Eksigis" (Μη Μου Εξηγείς; Don't Explain To Me)Antipas, MoraitisAntipas4:04
Bonus track
15."Save Me (This Is An SOS)"Jansson, Ljunggren, WilshireJansson, Sonefors3:08


Greek Albums Chart (IFPI Greece)1 [3]
Cyprus Charts3 [4]

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  1. http://www.musiccorner.gr/?p=75697
  2. Elena Paparizou Ti Ora Tha Vgoume? (2013) liner notes. EMI Music Greece
  3. http://www.ifpi.gr
  4. http://cyprusmusiccharts.com/charts/official-cyprus-charts/