HABAKUK

HABAKUK

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Habakuk is very powerfull reggae band, which exist on polish stage from 18 years. It is positive, energetic reggae message in polish language (this is very rare and really interesting). Music could be decribed as mix of roots - rock - trans - reggae. You have to watch it.

Biography

Habakuk is one of the most popular reggae groups in Poland. Band exists since 1990.

Band described their music as a mix of different styles - roots, rock, reggae, dub. Up to date Habakuk released five official albums which are very poular in their home country. The first one "Mniam, mniam rege" that came out in 1998 had a great impact on Polish reggae scene and received excellent reviews from the biggest music magazines. "Machina" wrote: 'Unique, energetic and natural ability to compose... catching hits. In short it's the revelation of the season. Habakuk fulfills all requirements to become the ruler of the Polish reggae scene. And all because of this album'. After the second album "Rub Pulse" was released magazines praised this album for its energy and ingenuity. 'Habakuk's artistic activity is maintained in the spirit of reggae music'. Rub Pulse consists of new songs and jungle versions of some of Habakuk's older tunes. The third album called "Muzyka S³owo Liczba Kolor" was released in 2002 followed by "Hub a Dub" containing dub remixes of Habakuk's songs.
Album "4 Life" has been called the most important reggae record on Polish reggae scene in last 5 years.
In 2007 Habakuk published his most famous till this time CD – “A ty siej” in EMI company, contains lyrics of very famous polish poet – symbol of Solidarity Movement – Jacek Kaczmarski. This one is now Gold CD in Poland.
This year Habakuk, as first polish band played on Glastonbury Festival in England. Show was really great.
In August Habakuk was headliner of biggest polish open-air – Przystanek Woodstok, and band played for 200 000 audience. On the end of this year company will publish DVD of this show.
Habakuk recorded two songs with Don Carlos, and there is a play to publish it. It is first meeting between polish and Jamaican singer since Trebunie Tutki meets Twinkle Brothers 20 years ago.
Habakuk supported such artists as Zion Train, Junior Delgado, Dub Syndicate, Mad Proffessor, Mikey Dread, The Skatalites and many others.
The band played over 400 gigs in Poland, including shows in small and big venues and was the headliner at some of the biggest Polish festivals ("Przystanek Woodstock", "Reggae Dub Festival").

contact:
Zaklad Koncertowy Artakcja
Michal Gawlicz
ul.Podwale 36a/14
50-040 Wroclaw
POLAND
mob: 0048 603 39 44 78
tel: 0048 71 343 95 09
mgawlicz@habakuk.art.pl
mgawlicz@artakcja.com

www.artakcja.com

Discography

"Mniam! Mniam! REGE" 1999 r.
"RUB PULSE" 2000 r.
"Muzyka S³owo Liczba Kolor" 2002 r.
"Miniam! Mniam! REGE" - reedycja 2003 r.
"Rozczochrany £eb" - singiel 2004 r.
"Hub-a-Dub" - remixes - vinyl 2005 r.
"¯ycia Rytm" - singiel, 2005 r.
"4 LIFE" 2006r.
"Hub-a-Dub cd..." - 2007r.
"A ty siej ..." 2007r.

Set List

1. MISZUNG
2. ZYCIA RYTM
3. ZOSTANE POLITYKIEM
4. WEDROWKA Z CIENIEM
5. KONFESJONAL
6. ROZCZOCHRANY LEB
7. MURY / GET UP STAND UP
8. TIMA TELL / KTO?
9. KRZYK
10. DYLAN
11. ARKA NOEGO
12. NIEWIDZIALNE
13. MIASTO
14. KARMANIOLA
15. KRAJOBRAZ PO UCZCIE
16. MIT UKUTY
17. WOLNY OD JA
18. ANTYLITANIA NA CZASY PRZEJSCIOWE
19. NIECH
20. ?RÓD£O
21. MODLITWA O WSCHODZIE S£OÑCA
22. DOBRY RIDDIM
23. MURY
24. RASTA TRANS