Archive for June, 2008
Yelena Terleyeva – SolnceMonday, June 23rd, 2008
Yelena Terleyeva was born on March 6, 1985 in Surgut, USSR and is a Russian singer, best known for her hit Solnce, which is also the video below. As her mother was a teacher of music, Yelena Terleyeva was exposed to music at an early age. At first she played piano, but a few years later she began to sing.
Gorky Park – BangMonday, June 16th, 2008
Gorky Park is a Russian glam metal band, that gained mainstream popularity in USA during the Perestroyka times. Gorky Park is famous for its kitsch use of western stereotypes of Russians, such as pseudo-traditional clothing, balalaika-like guitar design and Hammer and sickle as their logo. It was the first Russian band to be aired on MTV.