Artemios (Demis) Ventouris Roussos (June 15, 1946 - January 25, 2015) was a Greek singer and
He was born in Egypt. After settling in Greece, Demis Roussos became in 1963 a
member of the Greek group "The Idols". From 1966 till 1967 he was member from
From 1967 till 1972 he was a member of the group "Aphrodite's Child".
After Aphrodite's Child disbanded, Demis Roussos started solo.
In 1977 he recorded, together with Vangelis the album "Magic".
In 1982 Vangelis and Demis worked together for the Demis album "Demis"
(including the song "Race
to the End lyrics", a vocal adaptation of the musical theme from the film Chariots
Also a French and Spanish version was released of this "Demis" album.
In 1982 Demis was involved in one song the Vangelis album "Blade Runner" The
song was entitled "Tales of the Future".
In 1984 Demis and Vangelis worked together again on the album "Reflections";
an entire album with "cover" songs.
Demis Roussos has sold over 60 million albums worldwide.
The song "La course infinie" (chariots of fire)", is
a vocal version based on the Chariots of Fire main theme: "Titles" from the
album Chariots of fire.
* Only this song contains music of
Music composed, arranged and performed by Vangelis.
Lyrics adapted by Michel Grisolia
Copyrights is owned by: Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
Lyrics transcribed from single recording (lyrics
not available on sleeve).