Label: Polskie Nagrania Muza - SX 1449 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Poland • Genre: Jazz, Rock • Style: Jazz-Rock, Prog Rock
They have won a number of local and international awards, and performed in countries around the world, such as Germany, the Soviet Union, the United States, Canada and Cuba. The end of 2 Plus 1's activity was marked by the death of Janusz Kruk in A successful, but short lived reunion took place at the end of the s.
The band started to perform abroad, among others in West Berlin and the Soviet Union. The album sold very well and was later certified Gold. In the same year, the band recorded a hit song "Gwiazda dnia" for the movie In Desert and Wildernessbased on Henryk Sienkiewicz 's novel of the same name.
The group made an appearance in an all-star TV special Piosenki z autografemperforming "Na luzie", alongside such artists as Anna Jantar and Danuta Rinn.
British magazine Music Week proclaimed 2 Plus 1 Various - Dreams star of the year. Their next project was a tribute suite to Zbigniew Cybulskia famous Polish actor who had died in the Out Of Love With Love - The Nolan Sisters* - Dancing Sisters s.
The musical spectacle, showcasing more sophisticated sound than the group's previous efforts, was premiered in Opole in and received flattering feedback. In the earlyon the 10th anniversary of Cybulski's death, the band started to work on their third studio album, Aktorbased around the previously known musical spectacle. In Song Dziewczyny I - Dwa Plus Jeden* - Aktorthe band recorded Teatr na drodzean album embracing their pre- Aktoraccessible pop-folk style.
In March2 Plus 1 visited Song Dziewczyny I - Dwa Plus Jeden* - Aktor again, where they successfully toured for two weeks. Their double A-side single, featuring songs "Margarita" and "La Habana mi amour", was the first record by a Polish artist ever released in Cuba.
The LP was inspired by Irish folk music and contained Polish translations Lets Go Get Stoned - Ray Charles - Ray Charles Часть 1-2 thirteen old Irish ballads.
The album received highly favourable reviews and was another major seller in 2 Plus 1's career. A promotional musical film of the same name was premiered on television in May In the summer of2 Plus 1 recorded their third single for the German market, the disco -pop song " Easy Come, Easy Go ". The song was a surprise success, charting within the German top It was met with a modest success and would eventually receive Gold certification in Poland.
It spawned another hit, " Singapore ", which reached number 7 in Japan. Their second international album, Warsaw Nightswas released in the same year, promoted by singles "Mama Chita" and "Lady Runaway".
However, the growing popularity of 2 Plus 1 in Western Europe was suddenly interrupted by the breakout of martial law in Poland in December As this had complicated travelling abroad, the group focused back on the Polish market.
Their last international offering was the song "Rocky Doctor", released two years later. Inthe band gave a critically acclaimed, avant-garde performance at the Opole Festival, where they premiered songs from the forthcoming album. Their eighth studio LP, Bez limituintroduced the band's new image and musical style, which now explored new wave, rock and synthpop.
The album spawned hits "Nic nie boli", "Requiem dla samej siebie", "Superszczur" and "XXI wiek Dla wszystkich nas ", and was certified Gold the following year.
In February2 Plus 1 performed a concert at the Warsaw Congress Hallwhich was broadcast on Song Dziewczyny I - Dwa Plus Jeden* - Aktor. Released init was largely drawing from synthpop and New Romanticismand turned out another success. A TV special was filmed to promote the album. After Song Dziewczyny I - Dwa Plus Jeden* - Aktor release of Video2 Plus 1 have significantly limited their live appearances and media exposure.
The couple divorced inbut remained friends. In2 Plus 1 started to work on a new album and performed several new songs on a TV show Premie i premiery. Intheir tenth and final studio album Antidotum was released. The band embarked on a tour in the USA. During one of the concerts, Janusz Kruk, who had already grappled with heart problems, fainted on stage.
That prompted the group to take some time off from extensive touring, and Janusz focused on composing soundtracks to plays. Inthe hits collection 18 Greatest Hits became their first album released directly in CD format.
In JuneJanusz Kruk died of a heart attack. Their first performances were met with enthusiastic response and the band embarked on a successful tour. They appeared on several TV shows, including Szansa na sukces. At the end of the s, and afternumerous 2 Plus 1 compilations appeared on the market, released by various record companies. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Main article: 2 Plus 1 discography. May 12, Archived from the original on Retrieved January Categories : Musical groups disestablished in Musical groups established in Polish musical trios Polish folk groups Polish new wave musical groups Polish pop music groups Pop-folk music groups.
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