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Katarína Knechtová

Katarína Knechtová Slovak singer-songwriter and guitarist

Slovak singer-songwriter and guitarist
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Slovak singer-songwriter and guitarist
Is Musician Singer Composer
From Slovakia
Type Music
Gender female
Birth 14 March 1981, Prešov, Prešov District, Prešov Region, Slovakia
Age: 39 years
The details
Biography

Katarína Knechtová (born March 14, 1981) is a Slovak singer-songwriter and guitarist, originally known for her work with the band Peha.

Biography

Katarína was born in Prešov, to a Czech mother and Slovak father. In Prešov she attended the Ján Adam Raymann Gymnasium. After finishing school, she studied philosophy. For seven years she studied to play keyboard, she is also a self-taught guitarist. She started her music career in local band named Prešovčatá. Katarína has a younger sister, Veronika.

Music career

Katarína Knechtová debuted on the Slovak music scene in 1996 in the band IMT Smile led by Ivan Tásler. One year later she left the band with drummer and moved to Peha band, which was later in 1999 called the revelation of a year in Slovakia. Two years later, Katarína won the Aurel award as the best female singer (in 2005 she won again). She is also a winner of OTO award in 2007.

Even though she is a writer of a lot of lyrics, she admits that her "main writer" is Vlado Krausz.

In 2008, she left her band Peha to pursuit a solo career.

Discography

Albums

Studio albums

Year Album details Top positions
Charts GSA
SK CZ
with IMT Smile
1997 Klik-Klak
  • Released: 1997
  • Label: Závodský/Škvrna (#167 013/210 059)
  • Format: CD
N/A 31
with Peha
1999 Niečo sa chystá
  • Released: 1999
  • Label: Bonton (#495 354)
  • Format: CD
N/A
2001 Krajinou
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Epic (#500 740)
  • Format: CD
N/A 84
2003 Experiment
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Epic (#511 320)
  • Format: CD
N/A 94
2005 Deň medzi nedeľou a pondelkom
  • Released: 2005
  • Label: B&M/Universal (#987 363/275 364)
  • Format: CD
N/A 7 8
Solo
2008 Zodiak
  • Released: December 1, 2008
  • Label: Universal (#179 399)
  • Format: CD
N/A 20
2012 Tajomstvá
  • Released: February 13, 2012
  • Label: Universal (#279 541)
  • Format: CD
N/A 9
"—" denotes an album that did not chart or was not released in that region.

Compilations

Year Album Charts
SK CZ
with Peha
2006 Best Of
  • Released: October 1, 2006
  • Label: Epic (#88697 02194)
  • Format: CD
N/A 8
2010 Donekonečna: Best of 1997-2010
  • Released: October 25, 2010
  • Label: Universal (#2755 161)
  • Format: 2CD
N/A
"—" denotes an album that did not chart or was not released in that region.

Singles

Year Song Charts Album
SK CZ
50
100
50
100
Airplay singles
2006 "Za tebou" with Peha 46 5 18 Deň medzi nedeľou a pondelkom
"Deň medzi nedeľou a pondelkom" with Peha 10 39
"Spomaľ" with Peha 17 80 1 1
"Renesancia" with Peha 1 1 4 15
2007 "Opýtaj sa" with Peha 1 1
"Muoj Bože" 1 1 1 1 Zodiak
2008 "Do batôžka" 7 16 Pocta Jarovi Filipovi: Jarove pesničky
"Vo svetle žiariacich hviezd" 2 2 3 13 Zodiak
2009 "V tichu" 1 3 4 15
"Píseň labutí" with Michal Hrůza 17 40 9 47 Napořád
"V krajine zázrakov" 17 45 Zodiak
2010 "Všetko inak vyzerá" 4 15
"Slovensko na nohy" 11 50 Donekonečna: Best of 1997-2010
2011 "To musí byť len láskou" 2 19 Tajomstvá
"Zopár slov" 7 37 27
2012 "Zmier svetlo s tmou" 1 5 45
2013 "Zločin" 4 30 17 95
"Keby" 5 43
"Isabel" 4 41 13 67
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that region.

Other appearances

  • 2011: Tante Cose da Veder with Petr Hapka, Michal Horáček & Ondřej Brzobohatý
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