Cords presented an updated edition of the history of the «Leningrad»

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotomancer group Leningrad artist Sergei Shnurov. Archival photoCords presented an updated edition of the history of the «Leningrad»© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

Sergey Shnurov was presented on Monday the book «Leningrad». The incredible true story group», which is an upgraded version released in 2008, «Music for men» journalist Maxim Semelyak.

This year the group celebrated its 20th anniversary. On the anniversary of «the Incredible true story of the band» was published in publishing house «Eksmo» with a circulation of 7 thousand copies.

«The initiative took up my wife, she likes that kind of literature. She said that her childhood was a book about a group The Prodigy, but about «Leningrad» were there. Matilda was the producer of this project, she chose the pictures,» — said Cords.

The age qualification of the book – 18+ stamp with the inscription: «Contains foul language» is part of the cover design.

«I wouldn’t hold some kind of border between the Russian language and obscenities, all of this is taboo in time, it was not always the case. Do you use a Mat or not, the works are strong or not. Can the word «transcendence» to put where it would be inappropriate, it does not mean that bad word,» added Cords.

The musician, noted that the author of the book Semelyak — «not only his friend but also a companion».

«What I value more than friendship,» added Cords.

The former music critic of the magazine «Afisha» Semelyak told that the first version of the band’s history – «the Music man», was written 10 years ago. According to him, the book is written «from a certain point on some questions not answered».

«In the previous edition I have deleted a couple of stupid phrases, but there all stupid, and added a piece about the new time. And there are more photographs,» he said.

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