which joined Igor Vdovin (vocals), Alexander Popov (drums, vocals), Andrei Antonenko (tuba), Ivashev, Alexei Kalinin (drums, formerly - the letters A, knife Frau Mueller). In December 1997 a contract was signed with the label В«Shock RecordsВ», in spring 1998, issuing a collection of dance music В«Disco, discoВ», which, along with tracks ATP-SI KOLIBRI, knife Frau Muller and others, was included Song LENINGRAD В«New YearВ». At the end of that year came the debut album В«bulletВ» (reissued the summer of 1999, the label OGI) in October 1999 in the studio Neva Records LENINGRAD writes acoustic album (without Vdovina), in a month was a contract with Gala Records to release four albums from the group temporarily leaves Kalinin, which took place Dmitry Melnikov.
second album В«Math without electricityВ» was issued in December 1999. in the spring of next year from the group goes Vdovin.
In March LENINGRAD gives the first concert in the great hall (DC them. Lensoviet), in April the same year, speaking at the annual award ceremony magazine FUZZ in the Palace of Sports В«JubileeВ» (nominated in the category В«Best new group В», then the prize out a team of Cartoons). The group is constantly changing, the number of participants in the concerts can range from four to 17 people. In 2000h-he. have been issued 4 album: В«DachnikiВ» (2000), В«MadГ© information assВ» (2001), В«pointВ», В«Pirates of the 21 st centuryВ» (both 2002).
" Sergei Shnurov - music, texts
" Vyacheslav Antonov - vocals, marakasy
" Alexander Popov - the big drum, vocal
" Andrei Antonenko - tuba, arrangements
" Gregory umbrellas - sax
" Roman Parygin - trumpet
" Denis Kuptsov - drums
" Andrei Kuraev - bass
" Ilya Rogachev - key
" Konstantin Limonov - guitar
" Vladislav Alexandrov - trombone " Alexei Kanev - sax