Artist 101: Lake Malawi

This Artist 101 guide contains everything you need to know about Czech band Lake Malawi.

What is their most popular song?

To date, the band’s most popular song is “Friend of a Friend”, the song they will perform in Tel Aviv at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in May. 

“Friend of a Friend” is a catchy, up-tempo track which is completely brought to life by Lake Malawi’s live performance. The band’s lead singer Albert has an infectious energy and this takes the live performance to another level.

What else should I know about Lake Malawi?

Lake Malawi is a Czech Indie Pop band who will be representing the Czech Republic at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Friend of a Friend”.

The band was formed in 2013 and is currently made up of lead singer Albert Cerný, keyboardist and bassist Jeroným Šubrt, and drummer Antonín Hrabal.

The band released their debut single “Always June” in 2014, followed by their self-released EP We Are Making Love Again the following year.

In November 2017, Lake Malawi released their debut album Surrounded by Light. From this album, two singles – “Surrounded by Light” and “Paris” – both entered the Rádio Top 100 chart.

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Finally, don’t forget to let us know what you think of Lake Malawi and “Friend of a Friend”. Can the Czech Republic win this year’s Eurovision Song Contest? Let us know by tweeting us @CelebMix.

Written by Lynn Macgillivray

I'm Lynn - a writer, accountant and lover of all things music (especially a good boyband). Twitter: @xxitslynn