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- all songs are Yiannis Papayianni's compositions and protected by "SUISA" -







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the lost town
Yiannis Papayiannis:
soprano saxophone, guitar,
synthesizers and e-piano,
bass, drums                                                            
Yiannis Papayiannis:
soprano saxophone, guitar,
synthesizers, bass, d-drums                                

 bad moyo
 Manu Hartmann: vocals
 Yiannis Papayiannis: saxophones-baritone sax solo, guitar, synthesizers
 Tina Wildi: alto sax (horns session+solo)
 Daniel Kenel: trumpet (horns session+solo)
 Uli Heinzler: bass
 Adrian Schaeublin: keyboards
 Felix Handschin: drums

groove the world
Manu Hartmann: vocals
Yiannis Papayiannis: saxophones: alto+tenor+baritone, e-guitar, e-piano+synthesizers   
Daniel Kenel: trumpet (horns session)
Uli Heinzler: bass
Felix Handschin: drums                                          
this night belongs to me    
Manu Hartmann: vocals
Yiannis Papayiannis: tenor, alto, baritone-saxophones, guitar, synthesizers, bass+percussions  Tina Wildi: alto sax
Daniel Kenel: trumpet
Adrian Schaeublin: keyboards
Felix Handschin: drums


flashback
Yiannis: sax, guitar,
            keyboards, bass
Dominique Isselé: drums    


sidewalk
Yiannis: sax, guitar,
            keyboards, bass
Dominique Isselé: drums   
                                     
Promitheas
Yiannis: sax, guitar,
            keyboards, bass
Dominique Isselé: drums    

on the road
(composed on the highway
from Italy to Switzerland)
Yiannis: sax, guitar,
            keyboards, bass
Rick Dobkowski: trumpet
Dominique Isselé: drums





the night we burned Chrome
(Sam Ferns vocals)                       
dawn 
(instrumental)  

alone
(no vocals track)     
colony of ice
(Sam Ferns vocals)


 the quest of Iranon                      
 (instrumental)
celephais approaching the town
(instrumental)                                 
celephais
(Sam Ferns vocals)






 the outsider
 Based on the H.P. Lovecraft's  
 story "the outsider"

 all instrument performed by
 Yiannis

 recording, mixing, video
 Yiannis                 




                


coast to coast
  day at the beach




we feel good

Manu Hartmann Band: vocals  (CH)
Yiannis Papayiannis: e-guitar   (GR)
Cédric Vogel: rhodes, hammond, piano, moog synthesizer
Emanuel Tescke: bass (DE)
Stephan Schätti: drums  (CH)

Recording in JSB Studio: Nils Koechlin
Mixing and mastering in Proteas Studio: Yiannis Papayiannis







black sea  (1989)
  funking  (1989)




example:  Jingle 1



corners for Herbie
(Markus Miller's composition)

Yiannis Papayiannis: soprano saxophone
Rick Dobkowski: flugelhorn
Adrian Schaeublin: keyboards
Lukas Zimmermann: bass
Felix Handschin: drums


some lyrics from the "Proteas Project" coming soon in 2010
(music and lyrics are protected by "Suisa")

Colony of ice
(based on the story of
H.P.Lovecraft
"At the Mountains of Madness")                                                                  
The night we burned Chrome                               
                                                          
                                                         
                                                         
                                                         
Alone                                        


                                             
                                              
                                             
welcome to the colony of ice
my friend
welcome to the colony of ice
my friend
 
lost in a  land of ice, of
cold and snow
lost in the deepest fog and
strong cold winds
going down
to the south
to very end, of the
earth

my face starts to freeze and
my blood turns blue
giant towers of ice, (are)
surrounding me
very hostil
and so wild
in this secret
place

I follow the voices that
speak in my head, I
follow the signs that are
written in books
I'm, sure of my clues
and got all the maps
blind by instinct that's
calling me here
it' the curse of human beings
heritage from the past
it's the need to explore and learn
what we are

high cold mountains
of Antarctica
walls of ice that
block the eyes to
see behind
the secrets of mankind
a world that's gone by
in the distant past
land of madness
and archaic
bars of ice that
block the eyes to
see, behind
the secrets of mankind
a world that's gone by
in the distant past

welcome to the colony of ice
my friend
welcome to the colony of ice
my friend

after  a very long time
I found a path
through inaccessible walls
of frozen stone
leading to
a world
of forbidden  
knowledge

a city appeared in front of me
as I'm approaching in
empty streets and buildings
a town of ghosts  
going into
a world
that no one ever saw
exept for me

the only one,
who entered and saw
a secret world
that rose and fell,
such a long time ago
from a time when humans
really forgot
from a million years ago
before of our time
from another kind of
life form
that lived on earth

now
I look at this town
something moves
it comes
towards me .....







deep in an endless circuit
data are speeding fast
streets are made of bronze
and buildings of PNPs
electrons are running crazy
matching the speed of light
rain of qwuands is falling
after a sunny day
micro cosmos is like macro cosmos
in a parallel time and space
the same madness as our madness
in a deep abyss

look at me I'm
bound with cables
I replaced my brain with a
computer processor
instead of blood
I'm using voltage
zero and one
is how I am

drifting away I'm
flying on waves
changing directions
like a leave on the wind

now, an oppen gate
the way, is free, for me
I come, I follow the streets
that lead to the heart of
Chrome

into the world of Chrome
data are speeding fast
I find the center point
it's heart is beating strong
I’m joining the flowting waves
I’m becoming a part of it
it’s a living organism
who breaths, thinks and speaks
micro cosmos is like macro cosmos
with voltage instead of blood
micro cosmos is like macro cosmos
with metal instead of flesh 

look at me I’m
serfing in it
I’m part of this thing and
breathing with it
instead of blood
I'm using voltage
zero and one
is how I am

drifting away I'm
flying on waves
changing directions
like a leave on the wind

now, I’m puting my bomb, a
virus that’s killing, Chrome
like poison it’s running there
destroing and burning, Chrome

drifting away I'm
flying on waves
changing directions
like a leave on the wind

flying away I'm
free to begin a
new way of life
like a newborn child

drifting away I'm
flying on waves
changing directions
like a leave on the wind

flying away I'm
free to begin a
new way of life
like a newborn child

















empty rooms, a silent place
the whole block around
no sound or noise of any kind
the whole town is dead

my, walls are growing higher up
and  I'm becoming small
buried alive, in my silent tomb
so quiet as a grave

I
ask my self
is it a part of a dream?
it's hard to believe, but it's
probably not

alone abandoned
alone abandoned
alone abandoned
alone

silent as a tomb
in my room
left alone

a
hole appears on the top of my wall
the light comes through, it
gives me a hope that I need so much
I can escape

I try to reach the opening
it' hard to go up there, but
slowly I start to understand
the problem is me

escape, how
easy it sounds but, I
must find again, my
power and will

alone abandoned
alone abandoned
alone abandoned
alone



a part from
"The quest of Iranon"
(by H.P.Lovecraft)

Into the granite city of Teloth wandered the youth, vine-crowned, his
yellow hair glistening with myrrh and his purple robe torn with briers of
the mountain Sidrak that lies across the antique bridge of stone. The men
of Teloth are dark and stern, and dwell in square houses, and with frowns
they asked the stranger whence he had come and what were his name and
fortune. So the youth answered:
"I am Iranon, and come from Aira, a far city that I recall only
dimly but seek to find again. I am a singer of songs that I learned in
the far city, and my calling is to make beauty with the things remembered
of childhood. My wealth is in little memories and dreams, and in hopes
that I sing in gardens when the moon is tender and the west wind stirs
the lotus-buds.".....


.....And in the twilight, as the stars came out one by one and the moon
cast on the marsh a radiance like that which a child sees quivering on
the floor as he is rocked to sleep at evening, there walked into the
lethal quicksands a very old man in tattered purple, crowned with
whithered vine-leaves and gazing ahead as if upon the golden domes of a
fair city where dreams are understood. That night something of youth and
beauty died in the elder world.....


Celephais
(based on the story of
H.P.Lovecraft
"Celephais" using parts
from the original text)  

                                                                

please
just tell me
a fairy-tail
of any kind
I want to believe
everything I will hear  
of crystal cities
under silver moonlight

in a land of quaint gardens
carven bridges and
diamond brooks,

blue lakelets and
a seacoast beyond
 
and the gaily painted galleys  
that sail out of the harbour
toward distant regions
where the sea meets the sky.


here,
a kind of prison
the naked ugliness
the poison of life
that has the name,
“reality”
but finally  
I go to sleep
and live in the worlds of
wonderful dreams
and meet my lovely Celephais
Kouranis, an abyss
he climbed down
steping on the emptiness      

the marvellous city
of Celephais
it's galleys are sailing
to Serannian in the sky
glittering minarets,
red-roofed pagodas,
I watched the gingko trees of Mount Aran
swaying in the sea breeze

a word that hides itself
inside me
beyond the walls of sleep

Chelephais
I dream of you
Chelephais
I'm coming to you   
I will escape
once and for all

and now, I know how to go
this place is waiting for me
his abyss, I will climb down
steping on the emptiness....  

his abyss I will climb down
steping on the emptiness.... 

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