Inculto

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InCulto
Inculto band.jpg
InCulto performing at the Eurovision Song Contest 2010.
Background information
Origin Lithuania
Genres Ska, funk
Years active 2003–2011
Members Jurgis Didžiulis
Aurelijus Morlencas
Sergej Makidon
Jievaras Jasinskis
Laurynas Lapė

Inculto (stylised "InCulto") is a Lithuanian music group. It has the following members: Colombian-born Lithuanian Jurgis Didžiulis (lead vocal), Aurelijus Morlencas, Sergej Makidon, Jievaras Jasinskis and Laurynas Lapė.

Eurovision 2010[edit]

Lead singer Jurgis Didžiulis

In their first Eurovision attempt, the band came second after LT United in the Lithuanian national final of 2006 with their song Welcome To Lithuania. On 4 March 2010, Inculto won the Lithuanian national final to represent Lithuania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010. They performed Eastern European Funk in the second semi-final held on 27 May 2010 in Oslo, Norway.[1] The band did not receive enough points to get into the final. However they did receive top points (12) from one country, Ireland.

Splitting up[edit]

The band announced that they will be splitting up by the end of January 2011. They did so in a Facebook article. They also decided to finish up by releasing their last album for free which can be downloaded on http://www.labas.lt/inculto. [2] In the article they say that they are very happy with 2010 and would like to stop at a high point for the band.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • PostSovPop (2004)
  • Marijos Žemės Superhitai (2007)
  • Closer Than You Think (2010)

Singles[edit]

  • "Jei labai nori" (with Linas Karalius) (2004)
  • "Suk, suk ratelį" (2004)
  • "Boogaloo" (2005)
  • "Welcome To Lithuania" (2006)
  • "Reikia bandyt" (feat. Erica Jennings) (2007)
  • "Pasiilgau namų" (feat. Andrius Rimiškis) (2007)
  • "Eastern European Funk" (2010)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2004 InCulto Best New Act in Bravo Music Awards Won
2005 InCulto Best Band in Bravo Music Awards Won
2005 InCulto Best Alternative Act in Radiocentras Music Awards Won
2006 InCulto MTV Europe Music Award for Best Baltic Act Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Webb, Glen (2010-03-04). "East European Funk for Lithuania". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 4 March 2010. 
  2. ^ InCulto (2011-01-03). "Free New Album "Closer Than You Think" Download". 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Sasha Son
with Love
Lithuania in the Eurovision Song Contest
2010
Succeeded by
Evelina Sašenko
with C‘est Ma Vie