Über Charlie Straight
Charlie Straight band formed in 2006 in Trinec in the Czech Republic. Its members are Albert Black (vocals, guitar), Michael Šupák (keyboards, accordion, guitar, vocals), Johnny Cienciala (bass) and Paul Pilch (drums). The group sings in English and is influenced by the British music scene. Charlie Straight characterize energetic live performances and direct speech. The band somewhere between indie rock and post-Britpop, defines her sound and expressive variety and precise English singer Albert Black.
Their debut album, She’s a Good Swimmer, released in June 2009, the number of citations aroused reactions among critics and fans interested. The first single Platonic Johny with animated clip Víti Haratka harvested at the ratios of the band debuting extraordinary success. The group won three Angel Music Awards 2009 for Album of the Year, Video of the Year and Newcomer of the Year, the first Czech-Slovak and an MTV nomination for the MTV European Music Awards 2010 in the category of Best European Act.
Apart from the domestic Czech breaks Charlie Straight and neighboring Germany where a row are among a number of concerts and live performances on television and radio. Band’s second album should be released in the first quarter of 2012.