Complete with an eggplant on the cover, Greatest Songs Ever: Greece is a compilation of both folk and pop music that reflects Greece's place in the world. Stamatis Kokotas' "Stou Profiti Ilia" sounds like any Western European pop song from the '60s, while Giannis Kalatzis' "Jamaica" has clear Eastern European influences. Kalatzis also has another track included, "Delfini Delfinaki," as does Kokotas, "Pireotissac," which is full of stringed instruments and has a good beat. Greatest Songs Ever is not the definitive collection of Greek music, but it makes a good introduction to what the country has to offer.
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AllMusic Review by Marisa Brown