has been composing, playing piano & singing forever.
Since I found that piano at the community centre in my village when I was 6 years old, I knew what I was going to do for the rest of my life and which direction I was heading:Music is my life.”
Staniec, born in Poland, but moved to the UK in 2008 and currently based in SW
England. An artist, songwriter and music producer, she has been making music
for more than 25 years collaborating with many artists, newcomers, as well as
established singers and songwriters. Luiza has had her songs placed in films,
commercials, and toured with the biggest artists in Poland and around the world.
She has released several albums, and wrote a No.1 hit in the Polish Charts.
Luiza graduated from the Music School
of Singers in Poznan (Poland), making a huge impression on the Polish music
scene, fronting the all-female band, Matka (Mother), as the lead
vocalist, pianist and composer/producer.
She has collaborated as songwriter and
lyricist with some of Poland’s best-loved artists, including Michał Wisniewski
and for Ewelina Flinta she wrote the song "Zaluje"(I Regret) that
soon became the biggest hit of 2003 in Poland!
In 2005 Luiza worked with the alternative-rock
band, Telewizor, co-producing their album, composing and writing
most of their songs- “Sowy i Cmy” (Owls and Moths), which enjoyed
massive critical acclaim from the music press. This opened the doors to Luiza
composing for TV and movie soundtracks, most notably “Magda M”, (extremely popular Polish serial), where
her two songs “Plyne, Gine”, (Swimming, Drowning) & “Posklejam”
(Put it together), was enjoyed by hedge viewing audiences.
By 2007 Luiza and her musical trio were
finalists in the prestigious Vena International Music Festival, and with her
song “Where Have You Been” she have reached third place. This
song soon was featured on the album “JaToJa” (I Am Me), a
fantastic feminine album, exuding the warmth of Luiza’s voice and the tranquillity
of her Wurlitzer.
In 2008 she has moved to Scotland where started
a totally new chapter of her life, collaborating with Scottish artist and
songwriter Gavin Sutherland (Sutherland Brothers & Quivers), and later with
London based music producers Andy Bradfield and Avril Mackintosh who have
worked with the biggest names in the music business, such as Everything
But the Girl, Tori Amos, Alanis Morissette, Tom Jones and Susan Boyle.
In 2010 the famous Polish singer
Urszula successfully released an album "DZIS JUZ WIEM"(TODAY I
KNOW) with Luiza's lyrics for the song “Nie znam” (I Don’t Know), known as
Later in 2011 Luiza wrote two songs for
Polish artist KIELICH, who released his album “Dziecko Sczescia” (Lucky Baby), in
the same year. Her credits were for songs –“Gdy nie Widzisz” (When You Don't See), which she also sung, and
a track – “Gdy Rozum Spi” (When Mind Sleeps), which was recorded on this album by
a very popular Polish singer Ania Rusowicz, and became a big hit across Polish
communities, around the world.
In late October 2012, as the result of great
collaboration with London based, Grammy nominated Andy Bradfield and Avril
Mackintosh, Luiza released her EP worldwide called “LOOKING FOR SOUND”.
In September 2015, Polish superstar, pop diva
Zdzislawa Sosnicka released an album “Tancz, chocby plonal swiat” (Dance, Even
The World Is On Fire), credited 4 songs written by Luiza.
During May 2016 Luiza worked as a music
producer and an artist at The Real World Studios in England, recorded and released
worldwide, under The Real World Studios Label a single “NO MATTER WHAT YOU DO”.
In February 2017, another Luiza’s dream came
true, when a iconic Polish artist Grazyna Lobaszewska released her new album
“Sklejam Sie” (Getting Myself Together), including 4 of Luiza’s songs. It’s
been quite big sensation, even before release.
Luiza recently finished working on a very inspiring project, 'THE UNITED
KINGDOM OF POLAND', where she selected and invited 15 very different and truly talented Polish acts including
bands / solo artists who are currently based and making music in the UK. The
album is scheduled for worldwide Summer release by Polish National Radio label.