Tulia (band)

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Tulia
Tulia (musical group), Sanok, Blonia am San.JPG
Background information
OriginSzczecin, Poland
GenresFolk
Years active2017–present
LabelsUniversal Music Poland
Associated actsKasia Kowalska
Marcin Wyrostek
MembersDominika Siepka
Patrycja Nowicka
Tulia Biczak
Past membersJoanna Sinkiewicz

Tulia is a Polish folk music group. The band was formed in 2017, in Szczecin, Poland. There are three singers in the band: Dominika Siepka, Patrycja Nowicka and Tulia Biczak, whose name was chosen as the name of the band. They received major attention in Poland in 2017, after sharing a cover of Depeche Mode's song "Enjoy the Silence" on YouTube.

The group use the white voice singing technique.[1]

Career[edit]

In 2017 they recorded and uploaded their own version of Enjoy the Silence by Metallica which in the same month was publiced on band's fanpage. In November 2017, in Szczecin, Tulia band was officially formed.

In February 2018, they realised an official video to the song. It scored over 3 millions views on YouTube. In the same month they presented a video clip to their cover of "Nieznajomy" by Dawid Podsiadło.

On 25 May 2018, they released their first album, called Tulia and distributed by Universal Music Poland, which includes a number of original songs, as well as covers of Polish and international artists. The album went platinum in Poland, selling more than 30,000 copies from the date of release.

On 9 June 2018 they performed their song "Jeszcze Cię nie ma" at 55. Krajowy Festiwal Piosenki Polskiej w Opolu. They received three statuettes: judges' prize, public's prize and a special prize from ZAiKS.

On 16 November 2018 Tulia (deluxe edition) was released in which their new original songs were added.

Eurovision Song Contest 2019[edit]

On 15 February 2019, it was announced that Tulia had been chosen by Polish public TV broadcaster TVP to represent Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. [2][3] The selected song was Fire of Love (Pali się). Before the contest they took part in several promoting parties.
On 14 May 2019, they performed at the first semi final as a number 4 and they placed 11th missing the final by 2 points. Overall they placed 27th.

Members[edit]

Tulia Biczak (born 16 June 1991) is the oldest member of the band. She studied culture. The group took the name after her due to the fact she introduced them to make a cover of Enjoy the Silence by Metallica which gave them the interest of public.

Dominika Siepka (born 13 June 1995) studied pre-school and early-school education. Apart from continuing singing, she wants to became a teacher.

Patrycja Nowicka (born 1998) finished her music school in the violin class. She is now concentrated on singing but sometimes she plays violin on live concerts.

Joanna Sinkiewicz (born 2 August 1998) is studying cosmetology and classical music. She left the group in August 2019 due to personal reasons and health issues.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
POL
[4]
Tulia 7

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
POL
"Enjoy the Silence" 2017 Tulia
"Nieznajomy" 2018
"Jeszcze Cię nie ma"
"Wstajemy już"
"Pali się"
"Fire of Love (Pali się)" 2019
"Trawnik"
(featuring Kasia Kowalska)
Tulia
"—" denotes a release that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Awards[edit]

Nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The artists of Eurovision 2019: Poland". Programs. Retrieved 2019-05-19.
  2. ^ "Tulia will represent Poland at the Eurovision 2019". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. 15 February 2019. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Tulia reprezentantem Polski na Eurowizji 2019". eurowizja.tvp.pl (in Polish). Telewizja Polska. 15 February 2019. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  4. ^ "OLiS – sales for the period 25.05.2018 – 31.05.2018". OLiS. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Certification criteria" (in Polish). ZPAV. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Albums and singles certified platinum in 2018" (in Polish). ZPAV. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Gromee feat. Lukas Meijer
with "Light Me Up"
Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest
2019
Succeeded by
Incumbent