t.A.T.u.

Also known as Т.А.Т.У., ТАТУ, Тату, T a t u, t.A.T.u, T.A.T.U., T.A.T.U.., tATu
Members of t.A.T.u.: Лена Катина, Юля Волкова, Steve "Boomstick" Wilson
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.tatu.ru/, http://www.facebook.com/tatuofficial, https://twitter.com/tatuofficial, http://www.youtube.com/tatu, http://www.myspace.com/tatu, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T.A.T.u., http://vk.com/tatu, http://promodj.com/tatu, http://shop.tatu.ru, http://blog.tatu.ru, http://www.tatugirls.com/

Discography of t.A.T.u.:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 All The Things She Said 4 Audio 2003-01-15 Interscope Records
2 All The Things She Said 8 Audio 2002-00-00 Not On Label
3 All The Things She Said 5 Audio 2002 Universal Records
4 All The Things She Said 4 Audio 2002 Interscope Records
5 Not Gonna Get Us 2 Audio 2002-00-00 Universal Records
6 All The Things She Said 3 Audio 2002-00-00 Universal Records
7 Not Gonna Get Us 8 Audio 2003-00-00 Interscope Records
8 Not Gonna Get Us 5 Audio 2003-04-01 Interscope Records
9 All The Things She Said (Remixes) 6 Audio 2002
10 30 Minutes 3 Audio 2003
11 All The Things She Said (Remixes) 3 Audio 2002-00-00 Interscope Records
12 All The Things She Said 4 Audio 2002-09-10 Interscope Records
13 Not Gonna Get Us 2 Audio 2003-02-03 Interscope Records
14 All The Things She Said 4 Audio 2003-01-27
15 Not Gonna Get Us Remixes 2 Audio 2002
16 All The Things She Said 5 Audio 2003-03-10 Interscope Records
17 Not Gonna Get Us 4 Audio 2003-00-00 Interscope Records
18 Not Gonna Get Us (Remixes) 4 Audio 2003-00-00 Interscope Records
19 All The Things She Said 4 Audio 2003-01-27
20 All The Things She Said 4 Audio 2002-00-00 Universal Records
21 How Soon Is Now? 2 Audio 2003-05-00
22 Not Gonna Get Us 12 Audio 2002-00-00 Interscope Records
23 How Soon Is Now? 4 Audio 2003-00-00 Interscope Records
24 How Soon Is Now? 2 Audio 2003-05-00 Interscope Records
25 200 Km/H In The Wrong Lane 13 Audio 2002-12-00 Interscope Records
26 200 Km/H In The Wrong Lane 13 Audio 2003-01-13 Universal Music (UK)
27 200 По Встречной 12 Audio 2001-05-21
28 Remixes 10 Audio 2003-09-26
29 200 KM/H In The Wrong Lane 13 Audio 2002-12-10 Interscope Records
30 Not Gonna Get Us 4 Audio 2003 Interscope Records
31 Not Gonna Get Us 4 Audio 2003 Interscope Records
32 30 Minutes 3 Audio 2001 Not On Label
33 Remixes 11 Audio 2004
34 All The Things She Said (The Video) 4 Audio 2002 Interscope Records
35 All The Things She Said 5 Audio 2002 Interscope Records
36 All About Us (Remixes) 5 Audio 2005-08-00 Interscope Records
37 200 По Встречной 11 Audio 2001 Universal Music
38 All The Things She Said 3 Audio 2002 Universal Music Russia
39 All About Us 6 Audio 2005
40 200 По Встречной 12 Audio 2002-02-15
41 200 По Встречной 19 Audio 2001 S.T.M. Records
42 All The Things She Said (Remixes) 11 Audio 2002 Interscope Records
43 All The Things She Said (Remixes) 13 Audio 2002 Interscope Records
44 Not Gonna Get Us 4 Audio 2002 Interscope Records
45 Not Gonna Get Us 4 Audio 2003 Interscope Records
46 200 Km/H In The Wrong Lane (Deluxe Edition) 18 Audio 2003 Interscope Records
47 How Soon Is Now? (Pockit) 2 Audio 2003 Interscope Records
48 All About Us 2 Audio 2005 Interscope Records
49 All About Us 2 Audio 2005-09-16 Interscope Records
50 Dangerous And Moving 12 Audio 2005-10-11 Interscope Records


The brainchild of manager/video director Ivan Shapovalov, t.A.T.u. is a Russian pop girl duo that was formed in 2000. According to the official legend at the time, the name ([b]Тату[/b], the Russian transliteration of "tattoo") originated from their decision to refuse to sign any autographs except in the form of a tattoo. A later theory claims the origin is the contraction of the Russian sentence "[b]Та[/b] любит [b]ту[/b]" (This [girl] loves that [girl]). Afterwards, the producers added the dots between the letters prior to the release of the international edition of their first album, [i]200 km/hr in the Wrong Lane[/i], because there already existed an Australian band with the same name.

From the start t.A.T.u. were a sensation in Russia, thanks to savvy packaging and snappy pop songs. Dressed in schoolgirl uniforms, the teenagers (Lena's the redhead, Julia's the brunette) appeared on stage and in public as sapphic lovers. Despite kissing each other every chance they got and being generally sassy, the duo denied being lesbians in interviews ("We just love each other"), which only served to bolster the rumors. The true nature of their relationship was part of the mystery and hype of the package, but they made the charts on the strength of catchy pop singles.

Their first album, [i]200 po Vstriechnoy[/i] (200 km/h in the Wrong Lane) was a top hit in Russia in 2001. The videos and hit songs such as "Ya Soshla S Uma" ("All The Things She Said") and "Nas Ne Dagoniat" ("Not Gonna Get Us") brought them international popularity and an English-version release of their album in 2002, helping them make the leap from stars on MTV Russia to stars on MTV in the United States. Following the success of their first album and tour, they cast aside their manager and their lesbian façade and in 2005 released albums in English and Russian, Dangerous and Moving and Ludi Invalidi.


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