It’s Five O’Clock is the second album by the Greek progressive rock band Aphrodite’s Child. After settling down in London the trio consisting of Vangelis Papathanassiou, Demis Roussos and Lucas Sideras starting recording a follow up to their debut album End of the World. The title track reached the charts in The Netherlands, Switzerland and Italy. It’s one of those song classics which is pretty straightforward with some psychedelic pop melodies. “Wake Up” is a cute little singalong track drenched in key changes. Demis Roussos’ unique voice blends perfectly with the impressive keyboard and piano movements and Sideras’ percussions. It’s definitely a record worth discovering sparkling with multiple gems.
The Greek band Aphrodite’s Child was an important name in the psychedelic and progressive movement. They recorded three albums and after they disbanded in 1972 the band members Vangelis Papathanassiou and Demis Roussos started an successful solo career.
It’s Five O’Clock is available as a limited pressing of 1000 individually numbered copies on silver vinyl.