Music

Many of our audiences have asked about the music in My Perestroika. While a soundtrack is not available currently, here is a list of the songs and compositions from the film.

“Let There Always Be Sun”
(“Пусть Всегда Будет Cолнце”)
Music by A.I. OSTROVSKY
Lyrics by L.I. OSHANIN
Performed by The Children’s Choir of the
Central House of Railroadworkers, USSR, 1962
“What They Teach You in School”
(“Чему Учат в Школе”)
Music by V.Y. SHAINSKY
Lyrics by M.S. PLYATSKOVSKY
Performed by The Big Children’s Choir of
National Radio and Central Television, USSR, 1976
“Chunga Changa”
(“Чунга Чанга”)
Music by V.Y. SHAINSKY
Lyrics by Y.S. ENTIN
Performed by The Big Children’s Choir of
National Radio and Central Television, USSR, 1977
“The Musicians of Bremen”
(“Бременские Музыканты”)
Music by G.I. GLADKOV,
Performed by OLEG ONOFRIEV, 1969
“When My Friends Are With Me”
(“Когда Мои Друзья Со Мной”)
Music by V.Y. SHAINSKY
Performed by The Big Children’s Choir of
National Radio and Central Television, USSR, 1976
“Before It Is Too Late”
(“Пока не Поздно”)
Music by A.N. PAKHMUTOVA
Lyrics by N.N. DOBRONRAVOV
Performed by Big Children’s Choir of
National Radio and Central Television, USSR, 1984
“Train On Fire”
(“Поезд в Огне”)
Music by B.B. GREBENSHIKOV
Lyrics by B.B. GREBENSHIKOV
Performed by AQUARIUM, 1987
“Only This Way Will We Win”
(“Только Так Победим”)
Music by A.N. PAKHMUTOVA
Lyrics by N.N. DOBRONRAVOV
Performed by Y.D. KOBZON, 1982
“The Electric Dog”
(“Электрический Пес”)
Music by B.B GREBENSHIKOV
Lyrics by B.B. GREBENSHIKOV
Performed by AQUARIUM, 1981
“You are the Girl”
Music by RIC OCASEK
Performed by THE CARS
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV licensing
“Tanks-Punks”
(“Танки-Панки”)
Music by A. A. IVANOV
Lyrics by M. Y. KOCHETKOV
Performed by NAIV, 1989
“Fratres”
Music by ARVO PÄRT
With kind permission of
Universal Edition AG, Wien
Courtesy of Concord Music Group, Inc.
“Russian Winterland”
Music by LEV ‘LJOVA’ ZHURBIN
Performed by INNA BARMASH & LJOVA
Courtesy of LJOVA MUSIC (ASCAP)
“Natashka, First Grader”
(“Наташка-Первоклашка”)
Music by Y.M. CHICHKOV
Lyrics by K. IBRYAEV
Performed by: Big Children’s Choir of National Radio and Central Television, USSR, 1974
“Less”
Music by LEV ‘LJOVA’ ZHURBIN
Performed by LJOVA
Courtesy of Ljova Music (ASCAP)
“Blue Car”
(“Голубой Вагон”)
Music by V.Y. SHAINSKY
Lyrics by E.N. USPENSKY
Performed by: Big Children’s Choir of National Radio and Central Television, USSR, 1975
“Carnivale”
Music by LEV ‘LJOVA’ ZHURBIN
Performed by ROMASHKA
Courtesy of Ljova Music (ASCAP)