Krishna Balagita

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Krishna Balagita
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Background information
Birth name Krishna Balagita
Also known as Krishna
Born (1967-03-26) March 26, 1967 (age 48)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Genres Jazz, pop
Instruments Piano, synthesizer
Years active 1996–present
Associated acts Ada Band
Krishna New Spectrum
6nam 9embilan
Website [1]

Krishna Balagita, popular by his first name Krishna(born March 26, 1967 in Jakarta), is a Jakarta-born musician, arranger and composer. He achieves his popularity through Ada Band, a well-known band in Indonesia whose songs hit are Krishna's own creation.


Krishna started his professional career in music when he was 21. He joined some bands and performed in the café or hotel. Sometimes he would perform solo or played some pop music with a band. In other occasion he would play standard tunes with jazz quartet[1] formation. He finally met Suriandika Satjadibrata and Baim in 1997. The three young men agreed to form a band called Ada Band. Seharusnya was the first album released in 1997 and the song with the same title got the success. Krishna was successfully bring Ada Band[2] to be one of the popular band in the country. Masih, Yang Terbaik Bagimu, Haruskah Ku Mati, and Manusia Bodoh are some of the hit. Ada Band on the other hand was able to feature Dave Koz to play 'Masih'. Meanwhile he was not completely forgot jazz and released a solo album 'Sign of Eight' in 2002, his first jazz album.[3] Indra Lesmana, Gilang Ramadhan, Dewa Budjana, Tohpati[4] and Indro Hardjodikoro contributed to Krishna’s[5] jazz[6] project. It was in 2007 when he decided to start his solo career and formed Krishna and The New Spectrum. EMI music Indonesia produced the album with many popular artists such as Ian Kasela, Dudi Yovie Nuno, Happy Salma, Zacky 'Kapten' and many more. This album was prepared in the orchestra touch.


  • Ada Band
    • Seharusnya (1997) -It Must be Love-
    • Peradaban 2000 (1999) -Year 2000-
    • Tiara (2000) -Desperately-
    • Metamorphosis (2003) -Metamorph-
    • Discography (2005) -Flash Back-
    • Heaven of Love (2004) -Heaven of Love-
    • Romantic Rhapsody (2006) -Romantic Rhapsody
    • Cinema Story (2007) -Cinema Story-
  • Solo
    • Sign of Eight (2002) -Sign of Eight-
    • Light From Heaven (2007) -Light From Heaven-


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