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Version 2.0 with orchestra by Till Lindemann for May 9 "Beloved City"

“I am sure that music creates bridges between nations! And I am very grateful for the opportunity to perform this song. I really hope that I could make a small contribution to friendship and understanding between peoples ... "

The soloist of the metal bands Rammstein presented his cover of the Soviet hit: "Beloved City" performed by Till Lindemann

On the Day of the Great Victory, the lead singer of the Rammstein metal bands, Till Lindemann, made a gift to the listeners - he performed the famous Soviet hit "Beloved City" and shot a video for the song! The music video was published on the Till Lindemann YouTube channel on May 9, 2021: over 300 thousand people watched it on the first day ... The number of likes is gradually approaching the 50,000 mark ...

Till Lindemann really should be given his due: everything looks very aesthetically pleasing, solemn ... In a word, the video was a success! A wonderful atmosphere for such a majestic song is recreated in the best possible way. And who would have expected such a thing from a scandalous metalist? Till pleasantly surprised everyone and solemnly congratulated people on the holiday ...

About the video and the idea itself

Till Lindemann
Till Lindemann

Till Lindemann, the leader of the German band Rammstein, pleasantly surprised the listeners by recording his cover version of "Favorite City". However, the gifts didn't stop there! A clip was shot for the cover, which appeared on the Till Lindemann YouTube channel on May 9, 2021: in one day the number of views exceeded 300,000 ... Comments under the video are disabled, however - based on the number of likes and dislikes - we can conclude that the work Lindemann fell in love with the audience! The number of "likes" is gradually approaching 50,000... The video was filmed in one of the most beautiful cities in Russia, in St. Petersburg. At the beginning of the video, we can see the square in front of the Hermitage, and after - Till Lindemann directly inside the museum itself ... Dressed in a tailcoat, the musician walks around the Hermitage, examining works of art: paintings, sculptures ... During all this, he sings a song, and beautiful girls in white dresses (like a reference to angels) playing musical instruments ...

But what exactly prompted the soloist of Rammstein to perform the Soviet song? Lindemann himself commented on this as follows:

“I am sure that music creates bridges between nations! And I am very grateful for the opportunity to perform this song. I really hope that I could make a small contribution to friendship and understanding between peoples ... "

Till Lindemann
Till Lindemann

The composition was born in the late 1930s: it was written specifically for the film "Fighters" by Eduard Petzlin, where it was performed by the golden voice of the Soviet Union Mark Bernes. The composition was based on the poems of Evgeny Dolmatovsky. The composer was Nikita Bogoslovsky. After the release of the film, the song became wildly popular! Subsequently, it was performed by Lev Leshchenko, Muslim Magomayev, Iosif Kobzon, Larisa Dolina and others.

Earlier, in April 2021, Lindemann published a music video where he performs "Beloved City" in Russian specifically for Timur Bekmambetov's new film "Devyatayev" (in which Pavel Priluchny will play the main role).

As the director himself said, Lindemann independently recorded the composition and sent it to him. So - for Bekmambetov himself, this also came as a surprise!

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