However, their eclecticly rocking studio album "Majom-tangó" (Monkey tango) made right after was finally composed of songs predominantly in Hungarian. It earned a hungarian prize of best new group, revoked later, for Quimby having had an album in private edition. Quimby reached both commercial and critical breakthrough in the year 1997 when they released their first fully Hungarian record "Diligramm". That album - tighter than its predecessors - spawned the music video "Hol volt hol nem volt..." (Once upon a time...) which had a relatively heavy air play on the Hungarian music channel and paved their way to wider success, earning the prize of Hungarian Album of the Year given away by the music industry. With the leader Tibor Kiss' poetic lyrics, the band's jazzy tunes and blues- hiphop- and rock-influences they could have filled any concert hall by 1999, when the band released their critically most praised album "Ékszerelmére" (Forgodsake - rough translation), which brought a well-forged alloy of their chanson-inspired music and tight dance rhytms. This means unique tunes, in the mean time Quimby's materials are also accessible and danceable. Their following studio effort "Káosz Amigos" (Chaos Amigos) was out in 2002, and is again looser in moods, but its predecessor's good proportions remain maintained.
By this time Tibor Kiss had to deal with serious drug and alcohol problems. After a two-year hiatus again, having lead singer-guitarist Kiss returned from the rehab, the band released their last studio album to date at the end of 2005, entitled "Kilégzés" (Outbreath): a slower, cathartic oeuvre. Since that time, they have been touring heavily and celebrated their 15th anniversary with a Best of CD+DVD collection entitled "Family Tugedör" (Family Together) which was released on 06 of December, 2006. They are counting their the new album to be out in the spring of 2008. Quimby's official website: http://quimby.mentha.hu Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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