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Foreign musicians who adore Russia

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"We love Russia" - foreign musicians who love and respect Russia

In fact, there are many people abroad who love and respect Russia. And famous musicians - not an exception! A lot of foreign celebrities find our country inspiring, beautiful, picturesque… And this is true. But it's so nice to know that people - whose work we admire - admire the place where we live ... So: today we will look at the most ardent fans Russia, representatives of the musical world who are crazy about our country! Ready to find out their names? Then we start...

Fred Durst

Fred Durst
Fred Durst

Fred Durst - American singer and director, best known as the founder and vocalist of the group Limp Bizkit. IN 2007 year, the musician entered the list of "Top 100 metal vocalists of all time" according to the magazine Hit Parader. As for the love for Russia, Durst admitted in his interview:

“I would like to get a Russian passport… There is something special, inspiring in this country… I can’t even explain this feeling!”

Describe in words your feelings for Russian Durst I couldn’t, but apparently they are very warm!

Julio Iglesias

Julio Iglesias
Julio Iglesias

Spanish singer who has sold over 300 million of his records and became the most commercially successful Spanish-speaking artist - Julio Iglesias loves Russia very much! He first visited our country in 1974 year: this year the musician performed in Kremlin 42 times! Julio later recalled:

“I traveled all over the world, from south to north, from west to east ... And I always dreamed of visiting Moscow. And visited! I'm just crazy about Russia ... Russian people have a special soul: they have an incredible character, solid, like real warriors ... And I also really like Russian girls! Why, they are in our family!” - the musician meant Anna Kournikova, the wife of his son Enrique, with whom they have three children today.

Till Lindemann

Till Lindemann
Till Lindemann

Needless to say, the frontman of metal bands Rammstein Till Lindemann love Russia? IN 2021 year it became more obvious than ever: the musician shot several music videos in St. Petersburg, and even performed the song "Beloved City" in Russian! Lindemann repeatedly turned to Russian and Soviet culture - take for example his song Moscow, in which there are fragments in Russian ... Such an ardent interest is explained by the roots of the musician: Till grew up in Rostock, which was in the GDR, and his father was a children's writer and visited many times Soviet Union... The performer himself first visited the USSR in 1973 year: then he was 10 years old, and, in his words, he treated Soviet soldiers to lemonade. At school, Till studied Russian.

Sting

Sting
Sting

British multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter Sting is also among the musicians who love Russia… And Composition

“I think that Russia is a country that is very interesting to visit. I love St. Petersburg, I love Moscow and I would like to perform in other cities more often. But there is still a share of mystery, mysticism, and I really like it ... "

Billy Joel

Billy Joel in Moscow!
Billy Joel in Moscow!

Billy Joel - American singer-songwriter and pianist, one of the six most famous performers USA throughout the history of the country! And yes: he is one of the most famous and beloved foreign musicians in Russia ... In the summer 1987 year, he first came on tour in the USSR, and this event is impossible to forget even today ...

“When we left, the Russians were crying…” Joel recalled many years later.

Mireille Mathieu

Mireille Mathieu
Mireille Mathieu

This delightful French singer regularly gives concerts in Russia and admits that he admires the proud and strong Russian people ... Before each performance Mireille Mathieu must attend Orthodox churches.

Fabio Mastrangelo

Fabio Mastrangelo
Fabio Mastrangelo

In one of his interviews, this Italian-Russian conductor and pianist said:

“In Russia, the most beautiful girls…”

In the early noughties Mastrangelo first time on tour Petersburg. Elegance, architecture and Russian girls delighted the conductor so much that he decided to stay! Fabio received Russian citizenship in 2011 year. Today Fabio has a happy family with a Russian girl Olesya, the couple has a son ... According to Mastrangelo, his love for Russia is "inexplicable."

Scorpions

Scorpions group, 80s
Scorpions group, 80s

This group was predictable on our list. Scorpions frequent Russia with tours, but what is there - back in time the USSR they were a real folk group in our homeland! Russian listeners love them, and musicians repay people in return ... And what is their hit worth "Wind of Change" (the band even recorded a Russian-language version of it)…

"On the coast of Moscow
We went to the central park, the wind of change is heard there.
August nights are happy.
The loud step of the soldiers, the wind of change is heard in it ... "

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