All right, I'll risk a review myself, since I can't seem to find one. Everyone knows this song. If you don't by chance happen to hear it over daytime Moscow FM radio stations on sunny days, you can listen to it here with a Real Player. It's the ultimate, typical Bravo, with that same oldie rockabilly motif, the harmonica and everything else you can expect. But it's the ecstatically melancholy chorus that's really catchy, whether you like Bravo or not, the one so well undermined by the harmonica: I want to sing like the wind, and fly above the earth. But the road into the clouds is so high, and so light....
The story of Bravo began in 1983 when Yevgenii Khavtan, then a first year student of the Moscow Institute of Railroad Transportation Engineering, arrived for an audition to the musicians of the group...
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The story of Bravo began in 1983 when Yevgenii Khavtan, then a first year student of the Moscow Institute of Railroad Transportation Engineering, arrived for an audition to the musicians of the group Postscriptum, then led by Garik Sukachev. The musicians didn't really make any impression on Khavtan, and he didn't make any impression on them. The only person that interested Khavtan then was the drummer Pavel Kusin, who by that point already played "rather energetically and very masterfully." But the "union" still took place. Yevgenii tried to lead the group away from the style they had adopted: from one that combined art-rock and hard-rock to something that was, in his opinion, more progressive. Moreover, the new guitarist didn't like the bass player, and soon Sergei Britchenkov (author of the text for the song "I Believe") was replaced by bass-guitarist Karen Sarkisov, whom Khavtan had brought in himself. For a short time the new ensemble (Garik Sukachev, Yevgenii Khavtan,…
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