WE WERE LIVING IN EXPLORING WAYS TO IT
The USSR was considered a reading country and there is much truth. It was considered important to be educated, cultural, advanced. It is difficult to imagine, for example, the students of the 70s-80s in isolation from hard rock or disco music. Mostly, the Soviet musical landscape was without a taste of color or smell. It is striking that a month after the release of the new Pink Floyd or Boney’M album in some Novosibirsk or Krasnoyarsk, these recordings sounded from open windows and discos.
However, the mechanism has been successful, so quickly and, despite the distances and ideological prohibitions, which widely represented the best examples of popular music in the world.
And how did the system react to this?
Did Nazareth or Led Zeppelin know about their colossal popularity in 1/6 of the land?
In our film there will be meetings with those who distributed music, with Russian and foreign musicians, whose recordings so excited the young generation of the 70s-80s. A distinctive feature of the project will be a lively narrative with game episodes, the era’s flavour
Alan Parsons, Andy Scott – The Sweet, Chris Norman – Smokie, Didier Marouani – Space, Joe Lynn Turner – Rainbow, Liz Mitchell – Boney M, Michaela Rose – Arabesque, Precious Wilson – Eruption, Tony Carey – Planet P Project, Walfgang Heichel – Dschinghis Khan.
Andrey Makarevich, Stas Namin, Sergey Minaev and 14 other participants in the musical and ideological process of that time.