Есть! - Гражданская Оборона - Гражданская Оборона. Диск 1
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They influenced many Soviet and, subsequently, Russian bands. From the early s, the band's music began to evolve in the direction of psychedelic rock and shoegazeand band leader Yegor Letov 's lyrics became more metaphysical than political. In Posev became Grazhdanskaya Oborona. The band was preparing to record an album, but their defiantly anti-authoritarian stance and overtly political lyrics made them an easy target for the KGB. Letov was released from the mental ward in March and immediately began to write and record music.
He often recorded on his own, and while he credited other musicians, his collaborators went under pseudonyms as Letov remained on the outs with the Soviet system and, as he stated in an interview, the original members of GrOb were forced to sign sworn statements saying that they would stay away from Letov. In Letov was invited to perform at the Novosibirsk rock Есть! - Гражданская Оборона - Гражданская Оборона. Диск 1. He immediately left the city with his then-partner, the fellow Siberian songwriter Yanka Dyagilevaand spent the entire year in hiding, hitch-hiking across the country until the prosecution was stopped in December with the help of Letov's relatives.
In winter Letov Есть! - Гражданская Оборона - Гражданская Оборона. Диск 1 home and recorded three more albums also released under the name of Grazhdanskaya Oborona in his home "studio", known as "GrOb Records". In the same year the reunited band started touring across the USSR. Letov's lyrics became darker and more elaborate, inspired by Existentialist philosophy and literature the Soviet proto-Existentialist writer Andrei Platonov in particular.
Some songs e. InGrazhdanskaya Есть! - Гражданская Оборона - Гражданская Оборона. Диск 1 broke up after playing their final concert in Tallinn: Letov stated he was afraid they would turn into a "commercial pseudo-counterculture project" and decided to put the band on hiatus. InGrazhdanskaya Oborona reformed and began playing live again, but no new material was released until Intheir entire discography was remastered and given an official Есть! - Гражданская Оборона - Гражданская Оборона.
Диск 1 issue for the first time on the fledgling XOP label, which was a sublabel of Moroz Records used to release Letov-related material. Both albums were released in As the most prominent figure in Siberian rock, Letov was often a source of contradiction.
In the early s, he joined the nationalistic, leftist National Bolshevik Partydespite his formerly strong opposition to despotism and nationalism. He ceased contact with the party around and distanced himself from politics. But now I'm more into ecological aspects of contemporary anarchism, eco-anarchismthat's what I've been moving toward recently". Inafter their first US tour, Kuzya left the band due to personal circumstances.
On 28 December of the same year, the group's guitarist Evgeny "Makhno" Pyanov died after falling from the window of his apartment after a long night of drinking.
He was 29 years old. Letov recruited a new guitarist Alexander Chesnakov and invited his wife Natalia Chumakova, whom he had met the year before, to play the bass. Есть! - Гражданская Оборона - Гражданская Оборона. Диск 1 the s, many Russian groups recorded and performed tributes to GrOb, and inthe group toured the United States.
On 8 Februaryat a GrOb concert at the Ural Palace of Culture in Ekaterinburga year-old skinhead bashed a year-old non-Slavic fan to death. Letov and GrOb regarding the events at Ekaterinburg", stating the band were "patriots, but not Nazis" and told "totalitarians on the left and right and of all colours and stripes" to "fuck off", saying "Please don't associate your stink with our activities".
Letov's last album, Zachem Snyatsya Sny? In an interview in JanuaryLetov said that this album might be his last. This album was recorded as usual in the "GrOb studio", but is not typical of the band's earlier output. It is much brighter — Letov described it as "shining". Letov died on 19 February in his sleep at his home in Omsk from heart and respiratory failure. He was 43 years old.
In the s, GrOb's music became brighter and more "anthemic", incorporating shoegaze and psychedelic rock elements, and some late GrOb albums even can be classified as art rock for example, Zvezdopad. Letov was a big fan of 60's garage and psychedelic rock and named Arthur Lee 's Love as his favourite band, along with The SeedsThe Monks and others. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Russian band. This article needs additional citations for verification.
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Retrieved 15 November The Things U Say - Cicada - The Things U Say / Edge In the April web interview Letov said this nickname came from a children's book and was "deliberately idiotic". Retrieved 2 December Grazhdanskaya Oborona. Poganaya molodyozh' Optimizm Myshelovka Vsyo idyot po planu Russkoe pole eksperimentov Instruktsiya po vyzhivaniyu Zvezdopad Zachem snyatsya sny?
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