Minus One is a Greek Cypriot rock band formed in 2009. The band members are all professional musicians, with years of experience.
Except Harrys Pari, all band members have been part of the band of Indie Rock Marianne's Wish. Since Minus One was a cover band dedicated mainly to concerts in the local area, wanting to create new music and to avoid confusion, they decided to create a new band with the name Marianne's Wish.
Born in 2010, Marianne's Wish participated in 2012 in recording four songs in Tommy Lee's Methods of Mayhem.
In the period 2013/2014 the MW attended the International Competition Hard Rock Cafe, arriving first in Cyprus and eighth worldwide, out of a total of more than 10,000 bands.
After the event MW was invited to participate in a US tour that saw it play in clubs like Whiskey A Go Go in Los Angeles, the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn NY, and in festivals such as the Southwest festival (Austin Texas). The band has released two albums, Add to wish list and Mind your head.
When TV Cyprus asked Minus One to participate to Eurovision, the band realized that the popularity of the name Minus One in Cyprus was higher than that of Marianne's Wish, and decided to participate as Minus One and to continue to perform with this name. The Marianne's Wish project is suspended for now.