«I will listen to Valery». Cords and Prigogine argued about the fans of «Leningrad»

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura in fotomancer music band Leningrad Sergei Shnurov. Archival photo«I will listen to Valery». Cords and Prigogine argued about the fans of «Leningrad»© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura the image Bank

The leader of group «Leningrad» Sergey Shnurov and producer Joseph Prigogine argued about the fans and I disagreed on the use of the Mat in art.

In an interview with radio station «Moscow speaking» Prigogine has criticized the vocabulary used Shnurov in their songs. The producer also made unflattering comments about the fans of «Leningrad», chanting indecent words after the musician.

In response Cords posted on instagram a poem in which in an ironic form of «apologized» in front of Prigogine for their songs:

«People I continue not to measure.
Time in Russian to sing bad
I’m listening to now Valerie».

Comparing the work the «Leningrad» with songs wife Prigogine singer Valeria, Cords also expressed «regret» that «sang as I hear» and took back his words.

«I confess, I was wrong», he commented ironically.

«The Mat has become a hype»

Later, Prigogine proposed to organize a national referendum about increase in the penalty for using foul language during public speaking.

«Mat was the hype, the Mat became a trend, the Mat became a symbol of the language. If you have no mate in the song, it’s unfashionable. I propose to increase the penalty and take the ten million, not fifty thousand, and for its violation. Respect the law and respect the law only at high prices», — said the producer RIA Novosti.

In his view, the promotion of profanity leads to the decomposition of the Russian society, and the popularity of lyrics with profanity lays wrong views among the younger generation.

«I don’t want my children or my mother had seen it all in this volume. I am outraged. This permissiveness and impunity», he concluded.

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