May 31, 2024

Greek goth rock cult act Lefki Symphonia returns with brand new single

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Lefki Symphonia, the new wave / gothic rock band formed in 1984 in Athens, Greece, is back. The new single “Mehri Ton Thanato” (Until Death) and the official video for that single are out now and a 5th album is due for release in February 2020. It will be the first new album since 1996.

Here’s the video for the band’s newest single.

5 albums in over 36 years

Lefki Symphonia has only released 4 albums since they formed in 1984, with a 5th one being announced now. Nevertheless, they appeared in numerous compilations and toured Greece, Spain, Roumania and Germany during the period 1986-2000.

The band’s first album “Mistiki Kipi” (Secret Gardens), was released in April 1986 via EMI. It brought them to Spain where they played two concerts in Barcelona during the Biennale in 1987 and they also participated in the Biennale album with “I Vrohi Pefti Dinata” (The Rain Is Falling Hard).

The second album “Iho Tou Pothou” (Echo Of Desire) was released in 1988, again via EMI and scored them a video on MTV in 1988 with “Kitazondas Piso” (Looking Back), thus becoming the first greek band to appear on MTV. In 1990 the bandmembers moved to Berlin and recorded their 3d album “Lefki Symphonia”.

In June 1996 Lefki Symphonia released their fourth album “Hromata” (Colours) via FM Records followed by a tour through Greece. But this couldn’t prevent the band to break up in 1997. But now they are back.

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Bernard - Side-Line Staff Chief editor
Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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