Afromental

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Afromental

Afromental is a Polish pop group from Olsztyn.

The group has released four singles: "I've Got What You Need" (2007), "Thing We've Got" (2008), "Happy Day" (2008), and "Pray 4 Love" (2009). They have released two full-length albums on EMI Poland, and their 2009 release Playing with Pop reached #19 on the OLIS charts.[1]

Band Story[edit]

The band debuted on the I Review of Young Bands in the 'Olsztyńska' Newspaper. They appeared in the "Golden Ten" of the Youth Music Festival Gama in Kolobrzeg, for their interpretation of the song "Banana Song" by Vox in a reggae style, for which they gained an award during the Student Song Festival in Kraków.

Afromental released their debut album on 12 October 2007 titled The Breakthru. The single which promoted the album, "I've Got What You Need", qualified to the Top Trendy Festival 2007 in Sopot. In 2008, the band took part in qualifying for the Eurovision Song Contest, during which the group performed the song "Thing We've Got".

In 2009, Afomental appeared in the second season of the television series 39 and a half, in which they performed their newest recordings. The band also recorded songs for the film Love and Dance. Their second album Playing With Pop has been released on 9 March 2009 linked to their previous album. On 13 June 2009 the band has been awarded a Superjedynka in the category Band Of The Year.

In February 2010 the publisher of Playing With Pop received a nomination for the Polish industry of Phonografic Frederick award in the following category: album of the year hip-hop / R & B. In August 2010 the band won the Wow! Music Award during Orange Warsaw Festival.

On 15 August 2011 Afromental released their third album titled The B.O.M.B.. It promoted the singles Rock&Rollin' Love, Rollin' With You and It's My Life.

Members[edit]

  • Wojciech "Łozo" Łozowski - vocals
  • Tomasz "Tomson" Lach - vocals
  • Bartosz "Śniady" Śniadecki - keyboards
  • Tomasz "Torres" Torres - drums
  • Wojtek "Lajan" Witczak - bass guitar
  • Aleksander "Baron" Milwiw-Baron - guitar
  • Grzegorz "Dziamas" Dziamka - drums

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles (in Poland)[edit]

  • I've Got What You Need (2007)
  • Thing We've Got (2008)
  • Pray 4 Love (2009) #2 PL
  • Radio Song (2009) #5 PL
  • Rock&Rollin' Love (2010)
  • Rollin' With You (2011)
  • It's My Life (2012)

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