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Listen and enjoy: Russian rock hits of the 90s - top best songs

Let's get a little nostalgic: remembering Russian rock hits of the 90s

Russian rock 90s - it was a full-fledged, already finally formed rock movement ... Many believe that it was 1990s became the best period in the development of this genre. And it’s hard to argue with this: at that time, more and more rock bands appeared on the territory of our country, and with it more and more music ... The end 80s was marked by the final exit of Russian rock from the underground. Films with our rock stars came out on the big screens, for example - “Needle" from Viktor Tsoi or "taxi blues" from Peter Mamonov. In a word - it was a great time for fans of Russian rock ...

Of course, it was not without difficulties. For example, getting a ticket to a concert of your favorite band was not so easy! But no matter how huge these difficulties then seemed, today all this looks like just a trifle ... Why? Perhaps because in the modern world everyone can freely find their favorite artist, song, video clip and even album on the Internet ... And you don’t even need to spend money for this! And on the one hand, this is wonderful, but on the other hand, it’s not: after all, that adrenaline, that magic and that special atmosphere cannot be returned ... However, we will make an attempt to do it! Today the best Russian rock hits are presented to your attention 90s! Sit back and enjoy...

King and Jester - "Forester"

This signature tune of the group "King and the Clown" has long become the personification of Russian rock! According to the leader Mikhail Gorshenyov, this song has everything fans need to know about the band itself.

In the early years of its existence, the composition was also known for the first line of the chorus - “Fell yourself like at your own home, Wayfarer". Today, this hit is often broadcast on "Our Radio", and in 2013 he topped the list500 Our Best Songs"! When Mikhail Gorshenyov did not become Andrey Knyazev performed "Forester" at each of his concerts: according to Knyazev, he did this in memory of his colleague, since "Pot"considered this song as a key one in the group's repertoire ...

Nautilus Pompilius - "Wings"

The legendary song from the group's album of the same name ... By the way: the video for it scored more than 7 million views… Enthusiastic comments leave no doubt: this is a true masterpiece of Russian rock…

This is a very insightful song that evokes strong emotions in the listener ... Perhaps it stands out from the background Russian rock hits, but rock is not only a wild drive. Rock can be tender, depressing, much deeper than we might think...

Agatha Christie - "Like at War"

One of the most famous Russian rock songs, which has already become a classic… The author of the masterpiece is the lead singer of the band, Gleb Samoilov: he wrote the lyrics and music in the spring 1992. For a long time, Samoilov saved the song for his future solo album, but while working on the album "infamous starIt became obvious that she should complete the record. As soon as Samoilov presented his creation to his bandmates, they immediately saw a future hit in the song! According to the author himself, this composition tells about his first love:

“This song is about the relationship between two loving people. Each person in itself is a personality, but one human “I” can never merge with another completely, and therefore rejection occurs ... "

DDT - "What is autumn"

Another powerful rock song on our list, this time from the band "DDT" headed by Yuri Shevchuk. The composition entered the hit parade 100 the best songs of the 20th century of Nashe Radio, reaching an honorable second place ... As Yuri Shevchuk said, he wrote this song at the end of September 1991, while walking through the Nikolsky cemetery of the Lavra ...

It is noteworthy, but initially not all the musicians of the group accepted this song ... So, for example, Andrey Muratov said that "he would never play this pop music"! Then it was a nice decision to change the sound of the composition... One way or another, but in the end it turned out just a masterpiece!

Zero - "Song of a Real Indian"

The author of this famous composition is Fedor Chistyakov, or as the fans call him - "Uncle Fedor"! The song is also known as "Indian"And" Real Indian "(starting from the first line of the verse).

It is noteworthy, but after the breakup of the group Chistyakov stop playing this song. One way or another, but fortunately we can enjoy it at least on the Internet ...

Aria - "Careless Angel"

Did you know that this composition is a Russian-language version of the ballad "Going to the Run» groups golden earring? Now you know! The song came out at sunset 90s and instantly became a big hit! It was an absolute success...Careless Angel” is still very popular among listeners, including modern ones. Here it is - a classic for many generations to come ...

Chizh and Co - "Phantom"

Interestingly, this composition was originally written no later than 1970: it is based on rumors about the participation of the Soviet army in the Vietnam War. For the first time popularity came to this work in 1960's. Later it was performed Egor Letov with his groupCivil defense", as well as the team"The Cherry Orchard". IN 1996 Group "Chizh and Co.” included this song in her repertoire, and it was in their performance that she became a huge folk rock hit!

Zero - "I'm going, I smoke"

And again "Uncle Fyodor" pleases us with his masterpieces! Song "I'm going to smoke”, or rather the clip for it, is very popular on YouTube: the music video has been watched by more than 5 million human…

This funny composition became the fifth track in the album "A song about unrequited love for the Motherland". Later it was included in all collections of the best works of the rock band "Zero" And Fyodor Chistyakov.

DDT - "In the last autumn"

Another breathtaking piece of work Yuri Shevchuk:

“In the last autumn, not a line, not a breath.
The last songs crumbled in the summer.
The epoch burns out with a farewell fire,
And we watch the shadow and the light…”

Gaza Strip - "Walk, man!"

And let's end today's list on a positive note, namely, an incredibly popular hit "Walk, man!" from the band's self-titled albumGaza Strip". The song does not need comments: everyone knows it (well, or almost), because it personifies a whole era - a beautiful era "Kolkhoz punk"...

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