Album Review: Snapshot by Athena

Album Name: Snapshot
Artist: Athena
Year/Label: 2006 / Independent

[Buy at Athena Official Site]

Review by Anna Maria Stjärnell

Greek-descended Athena Andreadis is based in London and this is her debut EP. It’s already stirred quite a buzz.

Opener “Green Eyes” has a simple melody and the feel of it is that of a folk standard. Athena’s vocals are starling in their purity.

“Circles” is a gorgeous song, Andreadis seems to have full control of her craft.

“Thalassa Melania” is a song in Greek, though I don’t understand the words the feeling comes through crystal clear.

The closing rendition of a traditional song is equally stunning. I suspect Athena is going places.

Posted on April 30, 2006

Track Listing
1 . Green Eyes
2 . Circles
3 . Thalassa Melania
4 . Eden (Garden State)
5 . Stis Pikrodafnis Ton Antho

[Athena Official Site]

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