Timoleon Veremis is a Greek musicology and philosophy student turned singer/guitarist now living in London, writes electronic pop songs inflected with folk and other flavours, about everything from love and death to the recent upheavals in his home country.
The London-based indie-pop act will put out ‘Xenos’ on January 19, with a show at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen set to precede it on November 17. Tickets are on sale now, priced at £8.00 plus fees.
Discussing the video for his new single, Fire Inside You, he said: “I chose Corfu because it’s one of my favourite places in the world. The director Steve [Glashier] had the idea of shooting this video in a place where I feel really comfortable, where it feels like home.”
Leon of Athens will be appearing live in London, in Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, on Friday, November 17, the day Greeks all over the world are commemorating the 1973 Polytechnic School student uprising against the military dictatorship.