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Professional guitarist, a wonderful composer, sound designer, Igor Evgenievich Romanov known to the Russian audience as a former member of the eight rock groups, including: “Union”, “Russians”, “April”, “Earthlings”, etc. He is the arranger and performer of such hits as “Grass at home” (“Earth in a window”), “White bird”, etc., as well as a singer, composer and rock musician songs presented on 44 of the music discs. Singer Irina Gaidar, who with him performed the singles duet album, “White bird” is the wife of Igor Romanov from the group “Earthlings”.
The wife and children of Igor Romanov
The joint work of the legendary guitarist of the Russian rock Igor Romanov (b. October 2, 1953) and singer Irina Gaidar turned creative Union into the Union family. In the family of Igor and Irina were born twins — son and Alice the Romanovs. Having children was a deliberate desire of the artists. According to the musician, one of the daughters — Alice has inherited his character. She is more relaxed and balanced. And my favourite character is impulsive, explosive — she’s just like her mother. The long-awaited children are allowed to the legend of Soviet and Russian rock to feel the fullness and joy of life.
On the photo: Irina Gaydar
The Duo of Igor Irina Romanova and Gaidar is very actively promoted on television, you often hear on the radio. Performance of popular songs wanted not only to hear but to see the whole country, so the Director Oleg Gusev in 1999, shot two videos. However, after a collaborative album Romanova and Gaidar were recorded, their creative work was suspended, and all further attempts of self-realization of artists in areas of Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Instrumental Rock, ran into a brick wall of rejection.
In the photo: Igor Romanov, Irina Gaydar
Personal life Igor Romanov
Artists and musicians most of his life living either on stage or writing new music. Creativity is one of the most important places in the life of Igor Romanov. With his wife he met, thanks to the “Earthlings”. Music United his family. Discography rock musician consists of 20 discs recorded in collaboration with the group of “Earthlings”; 3 drive singer and guitarist recorded with his band “Union”. Photo provocative group of young rock musicians.
Igor Romanov with a group of “Earthlings”
Ensemble “NEP” helped the artist to release only one album together, and the group — eight. Besides Igor Romanov worked on her own project which was called “Romanoff”. Thanks “Romanoff”, the admirers of Soviet and Russian rock was able to meet with five new albums. This group had become for him like family. To the music of Igor Romanov was shot four music videos.
In the life of a young man, Igor Romanov rock music broke with the famous The Beatles, their songs and music allowed the young boy from a school band to understand the style of rock music. The boys were removed from plates favorite music, he translated the words, and rehearsed… It was his first personal acquaintance with a new direction in music. The feeling of the vibrations of the future prompted the legendary guitarist to create music in the style techno flash-and hard rock.
Igor Romanov during his speech
The biography of a rock musician
In the childhood Igor Romanov were sent to parents in the music school, where studied to play the violin. However, three years later, he got tired of it so that Igor decided to leave music. The mother persuaded her son to finish a music school, and as a profiling tool has been selected accordion. According to the memoirs of a rock musician, and a mother’s unwavering perseverance subsequently enabled him to enter and successfully complete a variety Department of the Leningrad school. Rimsky-Korsakov. In addition, the ability to play the violin, helped the young man to quickly master playing guitar.
Igor Romanov in his youth
From 1975 to 1976 Igor Romanov was part of the famous Leningrad group “Russians”, which is used in the repertoire of copyright material. In creating songs, Novels took a very active part in proposing for the execution of some of their songs. In 1976, the group “Russians” collapsed, and Igor Romanov began to work in April, which since 1978 has started to be called “Earthlings”. It is the group of “Earthlings” had an influence on the creative biography of the famous rock musician.
Igor did the work on compiling the band’s repertoire, and arranging songs. It left an impact on pop music of the eighties. His extraordinary talent as a guitarist, arranger and performer, as well as an incredible performance, as a musician and composer, had allowed Romanov to assume a greater part of the creative work of the staff. For seven years, “Earthlings” produced a record number (20) albums with new songs, most of which became hits.
Song of Vladimir Miguli “Grass at home” arranged by Igor Romanov immediately became a hit, and the group “Earthlings” became the all-Union legend. The astronauts all the generations before flying in space listening to this song at the spaceport. “Earth in a window” performed by the group “Earthlings” became the anthem of the cosmonauts of Russia, and sounds before the start, as a good farewell to the heroes of space. However, despite the success, the national love and recognition, in October 1985, Igor Romanov left the band Zemlyane at the peak of its glory, and began a solo career.