Eleftheria Arvanitaki sings Hilies vradies, a famous Greek song which translates to “A thousand nights” in English.
“Hilies Vradies” is a very popular zeibekiko song which was originally sung by another amazing Greek singer, Jenny Vanou.
Hilies vradies is a song about love, as most of the Greek laika songs of that era.
You will deny me a thousand nights,
you will ask for me a thousand nights,…
sings Eleftheria Arvanitaki with her distinctive and melodious voice. How can you erase a love, a relationship? How can you live without your better half? This is the subject of the song, which is quite common in Greek music, since love is always an issue to sing for.
Hilies Vradies is composed by Mimmis Plessas, with lyrics by Elias Lymperopoulos. Here we present the live performance by Arvanitaki, and you can clearly see how people enjoy singing and dancing along, since it is such a beloved and emotional song.