The band returns to Brussels, working on the new album.
They all change haircuts.
During the quarantine, plans are frozen until further notice. Panos and Paul find the opportunity to start a new side project, King as Slave, the result of experimenting with analog synthesizers, and dedicate themselves there for the next year. Some of these songs have now passed into the jurisdiction of Pocket in Red.
Among many new songs, the band comes to the final choice for what will be on the new record. The sound takes a darker and more aggressive path rehearsal by rehearsal.
Pocket in Red play the legendary Second Skin Club in Athens.
Giouli joins the band.
Panos’ 3rd solo album is being released.
Pocket in Red release their debut self-titled EP
Pocket In Red release their first single “Rock’n’roll”.
As said, John doesn’t waste time. A 5-star hotel bar in the heart of Brussels, Pedram Voss (the right director), 70 friends and fans, everything is in place. Time for the first video clip.
They choose the first single. It’s called “Rock’n’Roll”. They start talking about the video clip. John, the producer, doesn’t waste time. He thinks of the concept and finds the right director.
EP is mixed and mastered.
Panos drinks the best beer of his life.
Studio time. Recordings for their first EP start.
They release their first demo just to the music press and they enjoy excellent reviews and radio time in many countries such as England, USA, Sweden, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Denmark.
Paul has a new motorbike.
They all start working on many other projects, so they decide to pause Pocket in Red for some months.
Panos, Craig and a tv director stick in an elevator for two hours in the middle of the night, struggling to survive 40 degrees celsius. Paul, who has noticed their hesitation before entering the elevator, told them: “Go on, it’s perfectly ok for 3 persons”.
They share the stage with Craig Walker again, in Rockwave Festival, Athens. Dead Can Dance and The Monophonics also appear the same day.
Nick buys a new effect pedal. That makes it 107 in total.
Pocket in Red start recording their first demos.
The new band is finally called “Pocket in Red”.
While travelling to the second stop of their tour, they take a rest for a while somewhere in the highway. Nick buys the sandwiches. The others find a ball and start playing football. Craig proves he is Irish, Panos does his best and Paul falls into a rosebush. Nick blames everyone for the rest of the trip, Panos laughs and drives, Craig sleeps. Paul plays the gig with one foot.
The band starts touring alongside Craig Walker (x-Archive singer)
Panos is looking for a new drummer. Yes, he’s looking for another new bandmate in the same week. Seriously, seems like something goes wrong with the guy. Nick calls Paul, his good friend and bandmate in many other projects. Paul is on tour, tired and sleepless. He says “not interested” and hangs up. Luckily, some hours later he changes his mind and decides to give it a shot.
Panos, who was looking for a new guitar player for his band, meets Nick for the first time. They both drink black coffee, Nick does the talking, Panos has another coffee.