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Myslovitz
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Background information
Origin Mysłowice, Poland
Genres Alternative rock, BritPop
Labels MJM Music PL, Columbia Records, Sony Music Entertainment Poland, Sony BMG Music Entertainment Poland, Pomaton EMI, EMI Music Poland
Years active 1992-present
Current members Michał Kowalonek
Wojciech (Wojtek) Powaga
Przemysław (Przemek) Myszor
Jacek Kuderski
Wojciech (Wojtek, "Lala") Kuderski
Musicians

Myslovitz is a Polish rock band, whose music incorporates elements of BritPop. The band take their name from their industrial hometown of Mysłowice in Upper Silesia (Southern Poland).

The band were a support act for Duran Duran in 2006.

Background informationEdit

Guitarist and vocalist Artur Rojek started the band in 1992 as 'The Freshmen', taking the initial name from the 1990 film The Freshman, starring Marlon Brando and Matthew Broderick.

In 1994, they changed their name to Myslovitz after their hometown of Mysłowice.

In 1996, Myslovitz were joined by a third guitarist and keyboard player, Przemek Myszor, and released their second album Sun Machine on Sony Music Polska.

The following year, the third album Rozmyślań Przy Sniadaniu was released, displaying a tendency towards a more polished sound and more introspective lyrics.

The final breakthrough for the band came in 1999] with their fourth album entitled Miłość w Czasach Popkultury, which went platinum (150,000 copies sold).

In December 2004, EMI released Myslovitz's most recent album entitled Skalary, Mieczyki, Neonki

Current band line-upEdit

  • Michał Kowalonek - lead vocals, guitar
  • Wojciech (Wojtek) Powaga - guitar
  • Przemysław (Przemek) Myszor - guitar, keyboards
  • Jacek Kuderski - bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Wojciech (Wojtek, "Lala") Kuderski - drums, percussion
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