Slza (English: Tear) is a Czech pop music band, composed of singer Petr Lexa and guitarist and founder Lukáš Bundil.[1] The band emerged in 2014 with the song "Lhůta záruční". Other musicians play with them at concerts, but are not permanent members of the band.[2]

Slza
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Background information
Genrespop music
Years active2014–present
Websitewww.skupinaslza.cz

ReleasesEdit

The actress Veronika Hájková appeared in the video for their first song, "Lhůta záruční". The lyrics for this song were written by Ondřej Ládek, who performs as Xindl X, an occasional collaborator with the band. Barbora Zelená, the finalist of the Miss 2011 competition, appeared in the video for their second song "Celibát".[3] Their third release was "Katarze", which became the theme tune for the television serial Přístav.[4] In 2015 they released their debut album Katarze. The album sold 3,000 copies in its first week and entered the Czech charts at number one, and was certified platinum after three weeks.[2] Their fourth single, released at the beginning of April 2016, was called "Fáze pád".[5]

In autumn 2017 Slza released their second studio album Holomráz.[6]

Nominations and awardsEdit

Year Award Category Result
2015 Český slavík Mattoni Discovery of the Year Won[7]
Internet Star Won[7]
Music Awards Evropa 2 and Europa 2 Homegroup of the Year Won[8]
Discovery of the Year Won[8]
Žebřík 2014 Bacardi Music Awards Composition of the year (Lhůta záruční) 2nd Place[8]
Discovery of the Year 2nd Place[8]
Utubering Awards The most popular band Won[8]
2016 Music Awards Evropa 2 Homegroup of the Year Won[8]
Homegroup of the Year Won[8]
Evropa 2 Unplugged Won[8]
Absolute winner Won[8]
Žebřík 2015 iREPORT Music Awards Composition of the year (Katarze) Won[8]
Video clip of the year (Katarze) 2nd Place[8]
2017 Music Awards Evropy 2 Homegroup of the Year Won[8]
Evropa 2 Unplugged Won[8]
Music Awards Žebřík 2016 Group of the Year 2nd Place[8]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

Year Album Chart positions

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Certification
2015 Katarze 1 3x Platinum (Copies sold: 18 000+)
2017 Holomráz 2 1x Platinum
2020 3 TBA TBA

SinglesEdit

Year Date Single Album
2014 October 19 "Lhůta záruční" Katarze
2015 March 22 "Celibát"
October 25 "Katarze"
2016 April 7 "Fáze pád"
May 8 "Léto lásky" (featuring Summer All StarsXindl X, Chinaski, Miro Žbirka and Jelen)
September 8 "Pouta" Katarze
2017 April 23 "Ani vody proud" Holomráz
September 24 "Holomráz"
2018 February 4 "Na srdci" (featuring Celeste Buckingham)
2019 April 11 "Paravany" TBA
September 19 "Hoď tam trsa"

Music videosEdit

Year Date Music video Album
2016 July 19 "Vstříc nekonečnům" Katarze
2018 April 29 "Chmýří pampelišek" Holomráz
2019 June 15 "Nový obzory"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Caslavsky, Martin. "Recenze - skupina Slza" (in Czech). CS Music. Retrieved 2018-02-07.
  2. ^ a b "Slza". Bandzone. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  3. ^ "Skupina Slza". hryprodivky.cz. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  4. ^ "Vše" (in Czech). unimerch. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  5. ^ "Skupina Slza: Snažíme se překonávat vlastní minulost" (in Czech). Novinky.cz. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  6. ^ "VIDEO: Slza láká na desku Holomráz stejnojmenným singlem, Petr Lexa v klipu svádí boj o čas" (in Czech). iREPORT – music&style magazine. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  7. ^ a b "Gott si přišel pro 40. slavíka. Ocenění získala i kontroverzní skupina Ortel | Kultura" (in Czech). Lidovky.cz. 2015-11-28. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "skupina". skupinaslza.cz. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  9. ^ ds. "ČNS IFPI". www.ifpicr.cz. Retrieved 2018-08-13.

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