Maanam

Maanam

Rock Polish Female Vocalists Polish Rock 80s
Maanam is a popular Polish rock band formed by Marek Jackowski, Kora and Milo Kurtis in 1976. It has recorded some of the most popular and best selling singles and records in Poland. Originally the band was acoustic, but became electrified in 1980. During the first half of the '80s, Maanam had a highly energized, guitar-centred post-punk sound. Kora's vocal gymnastics rivaled or bettered other iconoclastic international female pop vocalists of the time, and showcased the consonant Polish language as one perfectly suited to jagged rock sounds. More Info »

Top Albums

  • Nocny Patrol
    Nocny Patrol
  • Maanam
    Maanam
  • Rockandrolle
    Rockandrolle
  • The Singles Collection
    The Singles Collection
  • The Best Of Kora And Maanam Vol 1
    The Best Of Kora And Maanam Vol 1
  • Lozko
    Lozko
  • Klucz
    Klucz
  • Hotel Nirwana
    Hotel Nirwana
  • Róża
    Róża
  • Derwisz I Aniol
    Derwisz I Aniol
  • Kocham Cię kochanie moje
    Kocham Cię kochanie moje
  • Wet Cat
    Wet Cat
  • Znaki Szczególne
    Znaki Szczególne
  • Derwisz i anioł
    Derwisz i anioł
  • Totalski No Problemski
    Totalski No Problemski
  • The Best Of Kora & Maanam Volume 1
    The Best Of Kora & Maanam Volume 1
  • The Best Of Kora & Maanam Volume II
    The Best Of Kora & Maanam Volume II
  • Derwisz I Aniol (2011 Remaster)
    Derwisz I Aniol (2011 Remaster)
  • Maanam (2011 Remaster)
    Maanam (2011 Remaster)
  • Mental Cut (2011 Remaster)
    Mental Cut (2011 Remaster)
  • Nocny Patrol (2011 Remaster)
    Nocny Patrol (2011 Remaster)
  • Roza (2011 Remaster)
    Roza (2011 Remaster)
  • Róza
    Róza
  • O! (2011 Remaster)
    O! (2011 Remaster)
  • The Singles Collection (2011 Remaster)
    The Singles Collection (2011 Remaster)
  • Lozko (2011 Remaster)
    Lozko (2011 Remaster)
  • The Rest Of Maanam (2011 Remaster)
    The Rest Of Maanam (2011 Remaster)
  • Sie Sciemnia (2011 Remaster)
    Sie Sciemnia (2011 Remaster)
  • Hotel Nirwana (2011 Remaster)
    Hotel Nirwana (2011 Remaster)
  • Klucz (2011 Remaster)
    Klucz (2011 Remaster)
  • Znaki Szczegolne (2011 Remaster)
    Znaki Szczegolne (2011 Remaster)
  • Rockandrole
    Rockandrole
  • Live/Kminek Dla Dziewczynek
    Live/Kminek Dla Dziewczynek
  • Gleboko W Sercu
    Gleboko W Sercu

Maanam. Artist Bio

Maanam is a popular Polish rock band formed by Marek Jackowski, Kora and Milo Kurtis in 1976. It has recorded some of the most popular and best selling singles and records in Poland. Originally the band was acoustic, but became electrified in 1980. During the first half of the '80s, Maanam had a highly energized, guitar-centred post-punk sound. Kora's vocal gymnastics rivaled or bettered other iconoclastic international female pop vocalists of the time, and showcased the consonant Polish language as one perfectly suited to jagged rock sounds. In 1984 Maanam's "Sie Ściemnia" became the first Polish music video to air on the international MTV. By way of analogy, Maanam's sound at the time could be said to be a scruffy cross between Nina Hagen and Siouxie and the Banshees. Unfortunately for new wave music fans in the English-speaking world, Maanam recordings have been virtually impossible to obtain. Since the 1990s, Maanam have acquired a more melodic, but equally catchy sound.

Discography:

* 1980 Maanam
* 1982 O!
* 1983 Night Patrol
* 1984 Nocny Patrol
* 1984 Totalski No Problemski
* 1984 Kminek dla dziewczynek
* 1985 Wet Cat
* 1985 Mental Cut
* 1987 The Best Of...
* 1988 Live
* 1989 Sie sciemnia
* 1991 The Singles Collection
* 1991 Derwisz i anioł
* 1992 The Best Of - Czerwień
* 1992 The Best Of - Błękit
* 1992 The Best Of - Fiolet
* 1992 The Best Of
* 1992 The Best Of Kora & Maanam - volumne I & II
* 1993 Maanamania
* 1994 Róża
* 1995 Ballady
* 1996 Łóżko
* 1997 Rockandrolle
* 1998 Klucz
* 2000 Hotel Nirvana
* 2000 Live
* 2004 Znaki szczególne

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