“Traveller’s tales from the Greekadelic queen”
The songs of this album are diaries from journeys Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis made together with their band these last years, invited by music festivals and clubs in various random places in the world. They were written in vans and airplanes, in airport lounges, in dressing rooms, hotel rooms and bamboo huts. They were recorded in Athens, from October 2005 to May 2006.
The last three songs are written for Thaleia Iakovidou; Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis traveled together to most of the places. The whole album is dedicated to her memory.
Taxidoscopio was nominated for “The Wommie” 2007 award. Following the Womex rules this award is credited to the label which is distributing the album in the greater number of territories, i.e. Heaven and Earth, Germany
The album Taxidoscopio has been selected no 3 WMCE: World Music Charts Europe in March & April 2007: www.wmce.de
Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis were also nominated for the German Record Critics’ Award.