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Purple Overdose
« on: September 22, 2017, 11:59:48 PM »
Purple Overdose is a band formed in Athens, Greece in 1988 by guitarist/vocalist Costas Constantinou, they released their debut album Exit 4 in 1988 to critical acclaim. They have released a total of nine albums, five studio albums, three live albums and one compilation. The band recreates a psychedelic atmosphere of the late sixties music while blending in hard rock, blues, progressive, jazz and folk. Their lyrics are in English, written by Constantinou.

Discography:
Exit 4 (1988)
Indigo (1990)
Purple Overdose (1994)
Solemn Visions (1996)
Reborn (1999)
The Salmon's Trip Live (2001)
A Trip To Purple Land : The Early Years Live (2006)
Gemineye: The Last Ever Recordings: 2012

Members:
Costas Constantinou: vocals, guitar
Christophoros Triantophilopoulos: drums, percussion
Andreas Andriopoulos: bass
Vasilus Kapanikis: Keyboards, organ, flute, mellotron
Stavros Elefttheriou: congas, jug, assorted percussion

Some really cool and sometimes spacey stuff. Great musicians. I don't believe they are currently active.

Nobody There:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubutgJBNqNk
Orange Journey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOfZhbdiV10
Gonna Be Tomorrow Today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1yef-Ff8XI
It's A Fortune Teller: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIIw16kLmKw
Crystal Wind: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlfiQHXczAA
The Gemineye Suite: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtPDvXGSJH0
The Drone & Long Way Down: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqRnAaBUMcE
Blue Torture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9fT6tVc6l0
Her Arms Embraced The Sun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjQxZk1iaQg

The Reborn album (full album)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSktYsohKEc

Chase The Color Live 2001: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPzJoyoXZqs
Pulsating The Door Of My Dreams Live 2001: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxEhUtle88w
Sail On Your Wings Live 2000:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NyD7OlH-C0E
Live At Athens (full set) Rockwave 1999
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqxbPnb-5bI

Rooby Go Round Live 2005 part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vki_k8thUNY
Rooby Go Round Live 2005 Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMGCA3aCYBg


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Re: Purple Overdose
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2017, 03:02:35 PM »
These guys kick ass. Great to hear newer later day bands embracing the Hammond organ and this guy plays it well.

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Re: Purple Overdose
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2018, 05:44:21 PM »
Champion of the Queensryche Board Wars :)