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Ляпис Трубецкой

December 3, 2008

Огоньки

Lyapis Trubetskoy – Ogon’ki (Lights)

The official premiere of Ogon’ki video was on November 7 – the Birthday of the Soviet Union. “I don’t feel nostalgia for the Soviet time, – Sergey Mikhalok, the frontman of Lyapis Trubetskoy, says. – But the Soviet family traditions, domestic games, slang, the fashion of the Soviet era is the “oldshool” of my generation! And elements of tradition is an important part of any author’s outlook … Gojko Mitic, Odra jeans, Zita and Gita, Kharlamov, Verhovina moped, Ural guitar – all this things from Socialist Era are no more than symbols, but they are very significant for my generation. And we won’t forget, that Ogon’ki is first of all the New Year’s song. I have noticed, that when you become more and more senior, mature – you feel melancholy and sadness instead of happiness when you see all those Christmas Trees and garlands…”

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One comment

  1. “I have noticed, that when you become more and more senior, mature – you feel melancholy and sadness instead of happiness when you see all those Christmas Trees and garlands…”

    I guess that’s an international feeling. Who would have guessed?



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