Best of Tatu


Feedsee Music : Best of Tatu : t.A.T.u. The Best, a twenty-song retrospective that includes three new tracks, remixes, and a new single

t.A.T.u. was a Russian music duo that consisted of Lena Katina and Julia Volkova. The group was formed in 1999 and gained global recognition with their debut English album.

In 2003, the two girls from Russia with a knack for stirring up controversy and creating brilliant electro pop tunes ruled America's airwaves with their breakthrough smash All The Things She Said. In 2006, t.A.T.u.'s The Best was been released in the US exclusively via Best Buy on Interscope Records. The duo had sold over six million records worldwide, gone multi-platinum in over seven countries, platinum in nine countries and gold in eleven countries, including the US. They had been featured in publications ranging from The New Yorker and Interview to Maxim and Mixer and GQ Russia, who recently named them Women Of The Year. Hot off the success of their most recent rock-infused pop confection Loves Me Not in Europe, t.A.T.u. released a twenty-track album containing all their most loved singles, exclusive remixes and edits, and three brand new songs.

t.A.T.u Career Highlights

  1. Formation and Early Career: The group was formed in 1999 by Russian producer Ivan Shapovalov. Both Katina and Volkova were teenagers at the time.
  2. "200 Km/h in the Wrong Lane": t.A.T.u.'s debut English album, "200 Km/h in the Wrong Lane", was released in 2002 and became a global success. The album included the hit single "All the Things She Said," which topped charts around the world, including the UK Singles Chart.
  3. "Dangerous and Moving" and "Ludi Invalidi": t.A.T.u. released their second English album, "Dangerous and Moving", and second Russian album, "Ludi Invalidi", in 2005. Both albums were successful in various countries.
  4. Eurovision Song Contest 2003: t.A.T.u. represented Russia in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2003, finishing in third place with the song "Ne Ver', Ne Boysia."
  5. Film Career: t.A.T.u. starred in a film titled "You and I" (also known as "Finding t.A.T.u.") in 2008, which was based on a novel that was inspired by the duo.
  6. Breakup and Post-t.A.T.u. Careers: The group officially disbanded in 2011, with both Katina and Volkova pursuing solo careers. They briefly reunited for a performance at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Despite their relatively short time together as a group, t.A.T.u. made a significant impact on the global pop scene, particularly with their combination of catchy pop-rock music, controversial image, and use of both Russian and English lyrics.