Compact

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The Compact band was founded in 1977, in Cluj-Napoca, having as members: Marius Luca - guitar, vocals; Cornel Moldovan - guitar, vocals; László Balázs “Țâlă” - drums; Constantin Cămărășan - guitar; Teo Peter - bass. They made their debut on the University Club stage. In December 1977, and participated in the ''Săptămîna = Week'' Gala in Bucharest, where they launched the song ''Spații = Spaces'', signed by Cornel Moldovan.

In 1979, Luca, Moldovan and Balazs left the band, being replaced by Radu Marpozan - drums, Guzu Pap - guitar, Nelu Jecan - vocals and Marian Corjan - vocals. In 1980 they won the Grand Prize at the ''Perpetuum Vox Transilvaniae'' Festival, and the following year they was joined by Paul Ciuci. In 1982 they won the Grand Prize of the Rock Festival in Costinesti.

The first record release took place in 1982, with half an LP in the "Compact / Grup 2005 - Formații Rock 6" of Electrecord. Between 1982 and 1986, the band spends its summer seasons performing every night at the 'Tineretului' restaurant in Costinesti, the year 1982 even bringing them the First Prize at the Rock Festival ''Serbările Mării = Sea Celebrations''. It is the period of a strong rise, the group holding between 100 and 400 concerts annually.

In 1985 appears the first LP signed Compact, "Fata din vis" (Paul Ciuci-vocals, guitar, Constantin Cămărășan-guitar, Teo Peter-bass, Aurel Vasilescu-drums, Mircea Octavian Kiraly-keyboards), and also this year the members of the group Compact participate at the Dresden Rock Festival. The album "Fata din vis" was a real success, both due to the fact that it is designed and structured very well, but also due to the title track that will remain a big hit for over 30 years. The album contains both hard-rock songs (Lights in the Sky, Another Day, Legend), rock'nroll (Path Over Time), blues-rock (Another Day), melodic rock (Dream Girl, You're Everything to Me), but also 2 ballads of extraordinary sensitivity written by Constantin Cămărășan (and also sung vocally by him). 1986 was the year of touring in the former USSR and Bulgaria. On his return, Vlady Cnejevici - keyboards, a former member of the band Progresiv TM, joins the band. Cnejevici's arrival does not go unnoticed, the one who would become one of Romania's biggest flippers making his presence felt in the band's sound, so that, since then, we can't even conceive the Compact band without fantastic flap interventions.

The song Song for Friends was released in early 1988 (the sound being relatively different from the previous album, due to the 80's style flip tones found and used excellently by the "new acquisition" Vladi Cnejevici). It is again an album that contains songs that would be successful (Song For Friends, A Night And A Day, Give Me News, Another Beginning), all songs being written this time by Paul Ciuci.
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Albums

ST-EDE 02145 Compact - Formații Rock 6 album art Compact / Grup 2005 Compact / Grup 2005 - Formații Rock 6 Electrecord ST-EDE 02145 Romania 1982 Sell This Version
STC 00319 Compact - «Fata Din Vis» album art Compact Group* «Fata Din Vis» (Album) Electrecord STC 00319 Romania 1985 Sell This Version
ST-EDE 03501 Compact - Cîntec Pentru Prieteni album art Compact Cîntec Pentru Prieteni (Album) Electrecord ST-EDE 03501 Romania 1988 Sell This Version
ST-CS 0243 Compact - III : Cine Ești Tu, Oare? album art Compact III : Cine Ești Tu, Oare? (Album) Migas Real Compact ST-CS 0243 Romania 1991 Sell This Version
none Compact - Mă Voi Întoarce album art Compact Mă Voi Întoarce (Album) Migas Real Compact none Romania 1994 Sell This Version
ROCD 103 Compact - '88 - '95 album art Compact '88 - '95 (Album) Roton, Roton ROCD 103 Romania 1995 Sell This Version
RoMC 3114 Compact - Pe Tine Te-am Ales album art Compact Pe Tine Te-am Ales (Album) Roton RoMC 3114 Romania 1997 Sell This Version
RO CD 148 Compact - 100% album art Compact 100% (Album) Roton RO CD 148 Romania 1999 Sell This Version
101 2295 2 Compact - 5.Compact album art Compact 5.Compact(CD, Album) Cat Music 101 2295 2 Romania 2002 Sell This Version
RBA 1209 Compact - Live album art Compact Live(2xCD, Album) RBA RBA 1209 Romania 2007 Sell This Version

Compilations

3740-4 Compact - In Memoriam album art Compact In Memoriam (Comp) Roton 3740-4 Romania 2005 Sell This Version
none Compact - Compact album art Compact Compact(CD, Comp) Jurnalul Național, Electrecord, Intercont Music none Romania 2007 Sell This Version
RBA 1243 Compact - Pentru Prieteni album art Compact Pentru Prieteni(CD, Comp) RBA RBA 1243 Romania 2012 Sell This Version