Jacob Mendez
Jacob Mendez

Marcin from Poland left the famous “Got Talent” juror stunned! What is he doing today?

Marcin Sprawałek in 2019 he was an American revelation “I have a talent”. During the casting for the 14th season of the program, he combined music in spectacular style Beethoven and System of a Down.

“Amazing, it was amazing. I know how hard it is because I tried to learn the guitar myself when I was about your age. 99% of people who show up on stage with a guitar can't play it. You demonstrated what this instrument was actually created for. It was extraordinary,” he said Simon Cowell after one of Republika's performances “I have a talent”. The Pole reached the semi-finals of the show.

Thanks to his participation in the program, he became interested in the American branch of Sony Music, with which he eventually signed a contract.

Since then,Pazałek has been working on an album, which he recorded, among others, in Los Angeles. The producer of the album is Dan Bookknown for his cooperation with Miley Cyrus or Selena Gomez. “The producer with whom I recorded the debut album is an outstanding creator. The guests who will appear on the album have also already confirmed their participation, they are high-ranking people. I don't want to reveal too much, but there is something to wait for,” he said. Marcin in “Good morning TVN”.

On June 7, the main single from Republika's debut album titled “Dragon In Harmony”. In the song “Classical Dragon” makes a guest appearance Tim Henson from Group Polyphia. The premiere of the Polish guitarist's album is scheduled for September 13, 2024. It will include both original compositions and covers (Mozart, Justin Timberlake, Sade, Nirvana and Miles Davis). In addition to Henson, the following people were invited to the album: Portugal. The Man, Delaney Bailey and Ichika Nito.

“I was born in 2000, Year of the Dragon, and I will release my debut album in 2024 – the next Year of the Dragon. It seemed like a pretty good idea. The dragon is a fiery mythical beast, untamed and chaotic. And then there's this idea of ​​harmony, which is the complete opposite. I've done a lot of things in recent years, but I didn't necessarily put them together – it was all in pieces. I have finally created an artistic statement that is coherent. The dragon is in harmony,” says Marcin.

“Ingenuity Dan Book gives a rousing alt-pop influence straight from the charts. The 14-track collection is not only a showcase of technical skills Marcinbut also his innate ability to translate virtuosity into a nice, long declaration about his career and the guitar,” we read in the album announcement.

Born in 2000 in Kielce, Marcin started learning classical guitar at the age of 10. Two years later, he began learning flamenco techniques under the guidance of a Spanish guitarist Carlos Pinana. He then immersed himself in the world of fingerstyle percussion (using the entire instrument in an unexpected and innovative way) and developed a unique style and sound that, despite his young age, gained him many fans around the world.

Marcin gained popularity after winning the 9th edition of the Polish talent show “Must be the music” (2015) and then Italian “Te Si Que Vales” (2018). He also captivated a television audience of over 10 million viewers in the U.S., reaching the semifinals “America's Got Talent”.

His recordings are breaking records on social media (recently especially on TikTok). Arrangement of the band's song “Kashmir”. Led Zeppelin it immediately went viral, gaining the admiration of stars such as: Jack Black, Tom Morello Whether Paul Stanley.

In 2022, Marcin released a clip titled “Toccata”. This is a unique, free arrangement of the famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 Johann Sebastian Bach. There were comments under the video from people who were delighted. In the same year, the artist, together with… The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra he performed the above-mentioned “Toccata” in the famous Royal Albert Hall during the Classical Spectacular.

In the fall of 2023, Terazałek embarked on his second concert tour around Poland. The “Instrumentalism Tour” started in mid-October and ended in mid-December. The year 2024 is the time of Marcin's first international tour. The musician visited Japan, the United States and Serbia with concerts, and in August he will perform in South Korea.