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Ungu

Infobox musical artist
Name = Ungu
Background = group_or_band
Origin = Jakarta, Indonesia
Genre = Rock, Pop-Rock, Melancholy Pop-Rock
Years active = 1996-present
Label = Trinity Optima Production,
Suria Records
URL = [http://www.unguband.com/ unguband.com]
Current_members = Pasha
Enda
Onci
Makki

Gatz

Ungu are a rock band formed in Jakarta, Indonesia in 1996 with Makki as the only remaining original member. The group comprises vocalist/guitarist Pasha, guitarist Enda & Onci, bassist Makki, keyboardist Gatz and drummer Rowman.

Ungu are known for their hit singles, such as "Demi Waktu", "Tercipta Untukku", "Andai Ku Tahu" and "Kekasih Gelapku".

Ungu gained mainstream popularity in Malaysia around 2006 with the release of their single "Demi Waktu". followed by their third album Melayang (2006).

History

Formation and first years (1996-1997)

The original members of the band are guitarist Ekky, drummer Pasha Van derr Krabb and vocalist Michael. In 1997, Pasha Van derr Krabb left the band and was replaced by Rowman.

Laguku (2000-2002)

In 2000, Ungu focused efforts on their debut album. Ungu has also released "Hasrat" and "Bunga" for a compilation album, Klik.

Ungu released their first full-length album, Laguku in July 2002. Their first single "Bayang Semu" was used for a soundtrack in ABG (RCTI). Even though the album was considered success, it reached Platinum Award after two years of its release date.

Tempat Terindah (2002-2005)

Just before starting a new album, Ekky decided to leave the band in 2003. His position was replaced with Oncy who has just leaved Funky Kopral.

Ungu released it's second album Tempat Terindah in December 2003. The album spawned a hit single "Karena Dia Kamu" and "Suara Hati". The album sold 150,000 copies.

Ungu has also collaborated with Chrisye in his 2005 album, Senyawa.

Melayang (2005-2007)

Ungu successfully recorded new materials for their next album in 2005 and released their next album Melayang in December 2005 in Indonesia alone.

This new album had put Ungu into the spotlight with their hit single "Demi Waktu". The single received massive airplay in both Indonesia and Malaysia which causes 4 record labels in Malaysia to own Ungu's copyright to distribute the album in Malaysia. Malaysian's Suria Records who owns Siti Nurhaliza, won the copyright.

The album received good critics from both Malaysian and Indonesian critics.

Other albums and acitivity

Ungu released a mini album, SurgaMu to celebrate Ramadhan in December 2006. 150,000 copies sold in 15 days. The album received an inspiring recognition from Yusuf Kalla but the band didn't received it as the band's appearance in Wapres Castle, didn't follow the castle's protocol.

In 2006, Ungu was nominated for Most Favorited Band Duo in MTV Asia 2006 Awards, Best Video Director "Demi Waktu" Abimael Gandy and Video of the Year "Demi Waktu".

Discography

LAGUKU - Bar Productions/Hemaswara (Musica Group), 2002

Songtrack:
1. Bayang Semu
2. Jika Itu Yang Terbaik
3. Bebas
4. Embun Hati
5. Terang
6. Sepi Gelisah
7. Jangan Siakan
8. Maafkanlah
9. Sirna
10. Tiada Kata
11. Kisah
12. Laguku

TEMPAT TERINDAH - Bar Productions/Hemaswara (Musica Group), 2003

Songtrack:
1. Antara Kita
2. Karena Dia Kamu
3. Hanya Cinta
4. Rasa Sayang
5. Suara Hati
6. Dia dan Dirimu
7. Semoga
8. Coba 'Tuk Temukan
9. Mengertilah
10. Dunia Menangis
11. Cinta: Cintaku
12. Tempat Terindah
13. Suara Hati (Acoustic Version - only on CD format)

MELAYANG - Trinity Optima Prodcution/Suria Records, 2005

Songtrack:
1. Melayang
2. Seperti Yang Dulu
3. Demi Waktu
4. Berikan Aku Cinta
5. Berjanjilah
6. Dari Satu Hati
7. Aku Bukan Pilihan Hatimu
8. Tak Perlu
9. Ungu (Tak Terulang)
10. Tercipta Untukku
11. Ciuman Pertama
12. Sejauh Mungkin

UNTUKMU SELAMANYA - Trinity Optima Prodcution/Suria Records, 2007

Songtrack:
1. Aku Datang Untuk Mencintaimu
2. Untukmu Selamanya
3. Kekasih Gelapku
4. Bukan Aku
5. Ijinkan Aku
6. Cerita Bersamamu
7. Apalah Arti Cinta
8. Saat Indah Bersamamu
9. Waktu Yang Dinanti
10. Lagu Cinta
11. Penyanyi Jalanan
12. Cinta Dalam Hati

Religious Album

* "SurgaMu" (2006)
* "Para PencariMu" (2007)
* "Aku Dan Tuhanku" (2008)

External links

* [http://www.unguband.com Ungu official website]
* [http://www.myspace.com/ungumusic Ungu in MySpace]
* [http://www.kapanlagi.com/h/0000099572.html Ungu Raih 'Double Platinum']
* [http://www.suaramerdeka.com/harian/0612/21/nas01.htm Panitia Konser Ungu Diamankan]


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