On November 2011, the band’s 1st album “Back to Basics…” was released by Modal Records. The songs “Dove” and “The River” have already reached hit single status in Greece hence included in the daily playlist of major radio stations, such as RED FM, Rock FM, 1055Rock, and TV channels across Greece and Cyprus such as MTV and MAD Channel.
The band released their 2nd album “THE TRUTH” (Records On Top), which is yet their best commercial effort with singles such as “Not my war” and “Truth” becoming very quick favorite rock singles both in Greece and Cyprus.
The band has given more than 150 shows around Greece and Cyprus between 2012-2013 as part of their Summer and Winter tours.
The band has also shared the stage with THIN LIZZY, THE GODFATHERS.
Twelve months after their last album release titled “Truth” and after having covered the entire year performing live, Beggar’s Blues Diary release their new, third album “Desperate Rock ‘n’ Roll” via Records On Top Records, produced by Alexandros Chrysidis, recorded at Sierra Studios.
“Desperate Rock ‘n’ Roll” contains eleven new songs and will be initially released on March 10th, 2014 as a digipack and in a limited 300 autographed copies to be sold exclusively through Beggar’s Blues Diary’s tour commencing March 14th. Following that, “Desperate Rock ‘n’ Roll” will be released as a Vinyl/CD combo on March 31st, 2014.
1. Gotta Mova
3. The Motorchrist
4. These Days
5. Jesse James
6. Renegade Son
7. That Road
9. Downtown Train
10. Gun In My Hand
11. Desperate Rock ‘n’ Roll
Beggar’s Blues Diary:
Yannis Passas – Guitars/Vocals
Chili – Bass Guitar
Angelos Tanis – Drums
All songs composed by Yannis Passas and
performed by Beggar’s Blues Diary
Recorded and mixed at Sierra Studios,
produced by Alexandros Chrysidis
Records On Top, 2014.
Check out Beggar’s Blues Diary video clip “Lunatic” and Lyric Video for “That Road” below!