Kazik Staszewski

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Kazik Staszewski
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Staszewski performing in Mega Club, Katowice 2008
Born Kazimierz Piotr Staszewski
(1963-03-12) 12 March 1963 (age 51)
Warsaw, Poland
Occupation Musician, singer-songwriter, producer
Spouse(s) Anna Staszewska
Children Jan Staszewski
Kazimierz Staszewski
Parents Stanisław Staszewski
Krystyna Staszewska
Musical career
Also known as Kazik
Genres Rock, alternative rock, punk rock, rap, rapcore, folk rock, yass, experimental rock
Instruments Vocals, saxophones, sampler, synthesizer, guitar, bass guitar
Years active 1979–present
Labels S.P. Records
Associated acts Kult, Kazik Na Żywo, Buldog, El Doopa
Website kazik.pl

Kazik Staszewski (born 12 March 1963 in Warsaw as a son of the architect and poet Stanisław Staszewski) is a Polish lead singer, songwriter, and leader of the band Kult.[1] Kazik founded Kult in 1982; their latest album, Prosto, was released in May 2013.[2] In 1991, he launched a solo career as Kazik with one of the first Polish rap albums[citation needed] Spalam się ("I'm burning" or "I'm getting stoned").


Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
POL
[3]
Spalam się
  • Released: 11 November 1991[4]
  • Label: Zic Zac
  • Formats: CD
Spalaj się!
  • Released: 6 April 1993[5]
  • Label: Eska
  • Formats: CD
Oddalenie
  • Released: 29 May 1995[6]
  • Label: S.P. Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download[7]
12 Groszy
  • Released: 6 June 1997[8]
  • Label: S.P. Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download[9]
  • POL: 100,000+
Melassa
  • Released: 9 June 2000[11]
  • Label: S.P. Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download[12]
13
Czterdziesty pierwszy
  • Released: 1 October 2004[13]
  • Label: S.P. Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download[14]
1
Los się musi odmienić
  • Released: 6 June 2005[15]
  • Label: S.P. Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download[16]
1
Silny Kazik pod wezwaniem
  • Released: 1 December 2008[17]
  • Label: S.P. Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download[18]
2
  • POL: 15,000+
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Cover albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
POL
[3]
Melodie Kurta Weill'a i coś ponadto
  • Released: 7 May 2001[20]
  • Label: S.P. Records
  • Formats: CD
1
Piosenki Toma Waitsa
  • Released: 12 March 2003[21]
  • Label: Luna Music
  • Formats: CD
2
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alexander Stephan, "The Americanization of Europe: Culture, Diplomacy, and Anti-Americanism After 1945", Berghahn Books, 2007, pg. 231, [1]
  2. ^ Dziennik, ""Hurra"! Kult sprzedaje się najlepiej" ("Hurra"! The Kult is a bestseller), 13 October 2009, [2]
  3. ^ a b http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?idlisty=18&lang=
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?idlisty=52&lang=
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?idlisty=141&lang=
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?idlisty=230&lang=
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?idlisty=279&lang=
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?idlisty=489&lang=
  4. ^ http://muzyka.wp.pl/rid,367784,title,Spalam-sie,plyta.html
  5. ^ http://muzyka.wp.pl/rid,367802,title,Spalaj-sie,plyta.html
  6. ^ http://muzyka.wp.pl/rid,5463,title,Oddalenie,plyta.html
  7. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/oddalenie/id602059756
  8. ^ http://muzyka.wp.pl/rid,5574,title,12-groszy,plyta.html
  9. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/12-groszy/id602054003
  10. ^ http://bestsellery.zpav.pl/wyroznienia/platynoweplyty/cd/archiwum.php?year=1997
  11. ^ http://muzyka.wp.pl/rid,5468,title,Melassa,plyta.html
  12. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/melassa/id602059960
  13. ^ http://muzyka.wp.pl/rid,5572,title,Czterdziesty-pierwszy,plyta.html
  14. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/czterdziesty-pierwszy/id599019109
  15. ^ http://muzyka.wp.pl/rid,49877,title,Los-sie-musi-odmienic,plyta.html
  16. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/los-sie-musi-odmienic/id599116435
  17. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/los-sie-musi-odmienic/id599116435
  18. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/silny-kazik-pod-wezwaniem/id599025628
  19. ^ https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.152441534820852.34900.137722566292749&type=3
  20. ^ http://muzyka.wp.pl/rid,367852,title,Melodie-Kurta-Weilla-i-cos-ponadto,plyta.html
  21. ^ http://muzyka.wp.pl/rid,367866,title,Piosenki-Toma-Waitsa,plyta.html

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