Му́мий Тро́лль- Морская (1997)
It’s not often that Burning Aquarium will feature a band or artist that has graced the stage at the Eurovision Song Contest, but here is a worthy exception.
Vladivostok’s Мумий Тролль (Mumiy Troll) - have been described as the most important band in the post Soviet era of Russian pop/ rock music. They represented the Russian Federation in the 2001 contest at Copenhagen, finishing 12th.
Formed in 1983 their early output was in the traditional Soviet form of bootlegs. There was also a hiatus whilst Ilia Lagutenko did his national service. This is their first official studio album Морская (Morskaya /Nautical), released in 1997.
Reminiscent at times, I think, of The Go-Betweens (that's intended neither as a criticism nor a recommendation).
Ilia Lagutenko, vocals, guitar
Eugene "Sdwig" Zvidionny, bass
Oleg Pungin, drums
Yuri Tsaler, guitars, keyboard, saxophone