Smutne Piosenki (Sad Songs) is a Poznań-based band established in 2015 by Paulina Frąckowiak, bassist and songwriter. She invited her friends, Iza Polit (vocal), Michał Ruksza (piano) and Jakub Szwarc (drums) to join her. During the last three years they created their own style combined of jazz, sung poetry and alt pop. They won several prizes at Polish festivals and released debut album, „Dziki ogród” (Wild Garden).
As talented and versatile musicians they’re often invited to take part in various musical projects which gives them a chance to work with well-known Polish artists. Lately they’ve recorded „New Wave of Polish Dancing”. The two-disc album made in cooperation with Babu Król band will be released on 8 March 2019.