Katarina Knechtova /KK/

Katarina Knechtova /KK/

BandPopSinger/Songwriter

Katarina Knechtova (born 1981), Slovak popular female artist, singer and songwriter with very interesting voice and unique music ...

Biography

KK started her music carreer in the age of 15 as a vocal singer in a band IMT Smile.
In 1997 she based a new band called Peha where she spent 11 years as a singer, composer, played guitar and piano. Band toured all over Czech and Slovak republic, became very famous and got lot of honoured prizes.
In 2008 Katarina decided to leave the band and start her solo carreer.
Katarina decided to work on her first solo album with the British producer „Head“ (long-time cooperator of PJ Harvey).
On 1st December 2008 the first solo album "Zodiak" is released and after first month it reached platinum prize for sales.
In 2010 she got in touch with Christian Eigner (world well-known producer and drummer of legendary Depeche Mode). The very first track "Pride" was done under Christian´s production, it is the starting point for next steps in her music carreer.
During 2010 and 2011 Katarina and Christian worked on new songs for the album. The new album was done in English and Slovak version...
In February 2012 the new albums "Tajomstva" (Slovak version) and "Love and Regret" were released ...
During two years Katarina played many gigs not only in Czeach and Slovak republic but also in e.g. in Warsaw, Shangai, Bruxelles, London, Dublin, etc.

Discography

2012 - "Tajomstva" / "Love and Regret" (English version)
2010 - "Best of KK 1997-2010"
2008 - "Zodiak"

2005 - "Den medzi nedelou a pondelkom" - Peha
2003 - "Experiment" - Peha
2001 - "Krajinou" - Peha
1999 - "Nieco sa chysta" - Peha