Greece: Kalomira is back with her new song “Gia Mia Zoi” (For a lifetime)
After an absense of two years, Kalomira, the Greek Eurovision 2008 representative, is back with an emotional ballad song titled “Gia Mia Zoi” ( For A Lifetime).
Kalomira may have became a wonderful wife and mother, raising her three beautiful children in the United States, but has still a word to say to us and to the music scene. Her appearances may not be so often but now she’s back with a new single pouring out all the love and emotions she is experiencing within her family life.
Her new song titled “Gia Mia Zoi” (For A Lifetime) is an anthem to unconditional ongoing love inspired by her children, her husband, her family! Kalomira sings about the love coming in dark times as a salvation, the love that heals past wounds , the love that lasts for a lifetime! Kalomira is unfolding her sensitivity and emotions through the lyrics and melody of her new song.
The new single is written by Argiris Chatzinakis while Kalomira herself along with Andreas Lambrou are behind the music. The orchestration is a work of Leonidas Tzitzos while the track has deen released under the label of Heaven Music.
Listen to Kalomira’s new single in the following official music video:
Kalomira is a Greek-American singer, songwriter, model, and television personality. Born and raised on Long Island in the United States, she first came to prominence in Greece in 2003, after winning the Greek talent show Fame Story. She has subsequently released four studio albums, represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008, and hosted various television shows.
Kalomira in Eurovision
At the end of 2007, Heaven Music chose Kalomira to be their contestant in the 2008 National Final to represent Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008. Kalomira picked an R&B style upbeat song with a Greek feel composed by Konstantinos Pantzis with lyrics by Poseidonas Giannopoulos titled “Secret Combination”. On February 27, 2008, Kalomira won the National Final with “Secret Combination” and represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008.
In the first semifinal, held on May 20, 2008, Kalomira scored well, coming in first place while at the Eurovision final, on May 24, she came in third behind Russia and Ukraine, with 218 points.
GREEK AND ENGLISH LYRICS OF HER NEW SONG “Gia Mia Zoi” (For A Lifetime)
Chília kommátia i kardiá ki egó se drómo tis antochís díchos elpída pia kamiá kai írthes tóte gia na mou peis. Ópou kai na pas, na xéreis Tha s‘akolouthó ki egó Gia mia zoí tha s ‘agapó den eísai móno sou paidí mou Eímai edó Gia mia zoí tha s ‘agapó den eísai móno sou paidí mou na to xéreis pos eímai edó Móni ki o eaftós mou pia ki ópos metroúsa vathiés pligés mou ‘dose i chári sou fterá giatí se ákousa na mou les Ópou kai na pas, na xéreis Tha s‘akolouthó ki egó Gia pánta egó tha s ‘agapó den eísai móno sou paidí mou eímai edó gia pánta egó tha s ‘agapó den eísai móno sou paidí mou na to xéreis pos eímai edó Tha ’mai kai stis mávres óres dípla sou Mazí sou kai stis skoteinés stigmés egó edó Mazí sou
Mazí sou egó Mazí ki oi dyo Mazí sou egó Mazí ki oi dyo Mazí ki oi dyo
TRANSLATION IN ENGLISH
The heart a thousand pieces and I'm on the road of endurance without hope anymore and then you came and told me me. Wherever you go, you know I will follow you too I will love you for a lifetime you are not alone my child I am here I will love you for a lifetime you are not alone my child you should know that that I am here Alone and with myself now and as I was counting deep wounds your grace gave me wings because I heard you tell me Wherever you go, you know I will follow you too I will love you forever you are not alone my child I am here I will love you forever you are not alone my child you should know that that I am here I will be during the black times by your side With you and in the dark time I am here with you I am with you Both together I am with you Both together Both together