Ich Troje

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Ich Troje
Ich Troje (collage).JPG
Background information
OriginŁódź, Poland
Genrespop
Years active1995–present
LabelsKoch International Poland, Universal Music Poland, Sony Music Entertainment Poland, Etiennette Media, EMI Music Poland
Websitewww.ichtroje.pl
MembersMichał Wiśniewski
Jacek Łągwa
Agata Buczkowska
Past membersMagda Femme
Justyna Majkowska
Anna Wiśniewska
Jeanette Vik
Justyna Panfilewicz
Marta Milan

Ich Troje ("The Three of Them") is a Polish pop band. Former members are Magdalena Pokora (a.k.a. Magda Femme, 1996–2000), Justyna Majkowska (2000–2003), Elli Mücke (2003) and Ania Wisniewska (2003–2010).

Ich Troje was founded in 1996 by songwriter Michał Wiśniewski and composer Jacek Łągwa.

Despite this, the group had five members when taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006, with German rapper O-Jay (Olaf Jeglitza) as the fifth member. Their music is castigated by critics[citation needed], and Michal Wisniewski has said himself that he can't actually sing[citation needed].

Nevertheless, since 2000, Ich Troje has been one of the most successful Polish groups. They have sold more than 1.5 million records since June 2001. For the past two years, Ich Troje have given over 300 concerts. Their songs are typically about love, betrayal and break-ups. On 25 January 2003, Polish TV viewers chose Ich Troje to represent them in 2003 Eurovision Song Contest by televoting. They performed a song called Keine Grenzen-Żadnych granic, which was sung in three languages: (Polish, German, and Russian). The song finished seventh. A fully German version of the song was recorded as well. Another trilingual version (French, English, Esperanto) was recorded in 2016.

In 2006, Polish TV viewers once again chose Ich Troje to represent them at the Eurovision Song Contest, this time with the song "Follow My Heart", featuring O-Jay of the German Eurodance act, Real McCoy. They finished eleventh in the semi-final, thus not qualifying for the final.

After a series of auditions including fan votes, Norwegian singer Jeanette Vik was in December 2010 chosen as the band's next lead singer.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
POL
[1][2][3][4][5][6]
Intro
  • Released: September 9, 1996[7]
  • Label: Koch International Poland
  • Formats: CD, digital download[8]
ITI CD
  • Released: September 18, 1997[9]
  • Label: Koch International Poland
  • Formats: CD
44
3
  • Released: May 24, 1999[10]
  • Label: Universal Music Poland
  • Formats: CD
Ad.4
  • Released: May 31, 2001[13]
  • Label: Universal Music Poland
  • Formats: CD, digital download[14]
1
Po piąte...a niech gadają
  • Released: May 16, 2002[16]
  • Label: Universal Music Poland
  • Formats: CD, digital download[17]
1
6-ty ostatni przystanek
  • Released: June 21, 2004[18]
  • Label: Universal Music Poland
  • Formats: CD, digital download[19]
2
7 grzechów głównych
  • Released: December 18, 2006[22]
  • Label: Sony Music Poland
  • Formats: CD
Ósmy obcy pasażer
  • Released: December 15, 2008[23]
  • Label: EMI Music Poland
  • Formats: CD
42
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
POL
[1]
The Best Of...
  • Released: September 28, 1999
  • Label: Koch International Poland
  • Formats: CD
The Best Of...
  • Released: April 28, 2003[24]
  • Label: Universal Music Poland
  • Formats: CD
1
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. 2003-04-21. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  2. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  3. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. 2004-06-28. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  4. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  5. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. 2001-10-14. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  6. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. 2001-06-24. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  7. ^ "Intro - Ich Troje - Muzyka - WP.PL". Muzyka. 1996-09-09. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  8. ^ "Intro by Ich Troje on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. 2000-12-15. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  9. ^ "ITI Cd. - Ich Troje - Muzyka - WP.PL". Muzyka. 1997-09-18. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  10. ^ "3 - Ich Troje - Muzyka - WP.PL". Muzyka. 1999-05-24. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  11. ^ a b c "Golden - Platinum". Web.archive.org. 2001-05-24. Archived from the original on 2001-05-24. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  12. ^ a b [1] Archived August 18, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ Serwisy (2001-06-04). "Ich Troje - ad.4 - Muzyka w Interia.pl". Muzyka.interia.pl. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  14. ^ "Ad. 4 by Ich Troje on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. 2001-05-31. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  15. ^ a b [2] Archived October 14, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  16. ^ "Po piąte...a niech gadają - (okładka biała) - Ich Troje - Muzyka - WP.PL". Muzyka. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  17. ^ "1CD Po Piate... a Niech Gadaja by Ich Troje on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. 2002-05-16. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  18. ^ Serwisy (2004-06-21). "Ich Troje - 6-ty ostatni przystanek - Muzyka w Interia.pl". Muzyka.interia.pl. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  19. ^ "6-ty Ostatni Przystanek by Ich Troje on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. 2004-06-21. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  20. ^ a b [3] Archived July 14, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  21. ^ [4] Archived October 14, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  22. ^ Serwisy (2006-12-18). "Ich Troje - 7 grzechów głównych - Muzyka w Interia.pl". Muzyka.interia.pl. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  23. ^ Serwisy (2008-12-15). "Ich Troje - Ósmy obcy pasażer - Muzyka w Interia.pl". Muzyka.interia.pl. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  24. ^ Serwisy (2003-04-28). "Ich Troje - The Best Of - Muzyka w Interia.pl". Muzyka.interia.pl. Retrieved 2016-01-11.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
PIASEK
with "2 Long"
Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest
2003
Succeeded by
Blue Café
with "Love Song"
Preceded by
Ivan & Delfin
with "Czarna dziewczyna"
Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest
2006
(with Real McCoy)
Succeeded by
The Jet Set
with "Time To Party"