Dangerous and Moving

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Dangerous And Moving
Studio album by t.A.T.u.
Released 5 October 2005
Recorded February — May 2005
Jaggo Studios (partly), North Hollywood
Genre Pop rock, synthpop, alternative rock, trip hop
Length 41:05 (US)
46:55 (international)
54:51 (Japan)
Language English
Russian
Label Interscope Records Russia
Producer Martin Kierszenbaum, Robert Orton, Sergio Galoyan, Dennis Ingoldsby, Alias, Ed Buller, Andy Kubiszewski, Trevor Horn, T.A. Music, Boris Renski (executive)
t.A.T.u. chronology
t.A.T.u. Remixes
(2003)
Dangerous And Moving
(2005)
Lyudi Invalidy
(2005)
Alternative cover
Japanese release cover
Singles from Dangerous And Moving
  1. "All About Us"
    Released: September 2005
  2. "Friend or Foe"
    Released: December 2005
  3. "Gomenasai"
    Released: March 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
UKMusic.com 5/5 stars [1]
Popmatters 8/10 stars [2]
BBC (Positive) [3]
IndieLondon (Positive) [4]
The Pitt News 4.5/5 stars [5]
The Boston Phoenix 3.5/5 stars [6]
The Guardian 3/5 stars [7]
Stylus Magazine B+ [8]
Allmusic 2/5 stars[9]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars [10]

Dangerous And Moving is the second English-language album by t.A.T.u. The album was first released on 5 October 2005 in Japan then on 10 October in the UK, 11 October in North America, and in Europe and Latin America, on 14 October. The album has sold more than 2 million copies worldwide.

Album information[edit]

Production on Dangerous And Moving spanned out from Los Angeles, to London, and Moscow. There were two notable recording sessions with the record's producer, Sergio Galoyan. The first was 4–20 August 2004 a recording session in Moscow with just Lena that produced songs like "Cosmos", "Sacrifice" (one demo ft. Claire Guy) and demos "All My Love", "I Know", "One Love" and "You". The second recording session was from 17 January – 18 April 2005 in Los Angeles with "Sacrifice", "Perfect Enemy" and the demo of "We Shout" titled "Reach Out" sung by Katina.

Other demo versions of the songs are available online, such as: "All About Us (performed by the Veronicas)", "Sacrifice (with both Yulia and Lena)", "Perfect Enemy (which is very different and recorded by Claire Guy, this is the original pre production demo version along with Cosmos and Sacrifice as a collaboration between Sergio and Claire )" and "Obezyanka Nol".

Although Sting, Dave Stewart, Richard Carpenter, The Veronicas and Claire Guy did work on the album, they did not actually meet the girls for production. Sergio Galoyan became a liaison for the production. However, Richard Carpenter did meet the girls after the recording of the album at their video shoot for the single Friend or Foe. The video was shot on location at Bronson Cave in Hollywood, directed by James Cox, while the executive producer was Grant Cihlar for 1171 Production Group. According to the booklet, the album was recorded at 8 different recording studios. The album cover photography and design was made by their own music group TA Music.

There are only 2 shared tracks and 5 tracks which have a Russian/English counterpart.

  • "All About Us"
  • "Loves Me Not"
  • "Обезьянка Ноль" (Obezyanka Nol) / later reworked into 'Null And Void' on the album 'The Best')
  • "Люди Инвалиды" (Lyudi Invalidy) / "Dangerous And Moving"
  • "Космос" (Kosmos) / "Cosmos (Outer Space)"
  • "Ничья" (Nichya) / "We Shout"
  • "Новая Модель" (Novaya Model) / "Perfect Enemy"

The musical arrangement of "Loves Me Not" is different on Dangerous And Moving than on Люди Инвалиды (Lyudi Invalidy). The English version of 'Obezyanka Nol', "Null And Void", is found on The Best. The English version of Vsya Moya Lyubov, "All My Love", was never released, but was recorded as a demo by Lena Katina.

Singles[edit]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Dangerous and Moving (Intro)"    
0:50
2. "All About Us"  
3:01
3. "Cosmos (Outer Space)"  
4:12
4. "Loves Me Not"     2:56
5. "Friend or Foe"  
  • Martin Kierszenbaum
  • Robert Orton
3:08
6. "Gomenasai"   Kierszenbaum
  • Martin Kierszenbaum
  • Robert Orton
3:43
7. "Craving (I Only Want What I Can't Have)"   Lisa Lindley Jones Trevor Horn 3:50
8. "Sacrifice"  
  • Galoyan
  • Kierszenbaum
  • Sergio Galoyan
  • Dennis Ingoldsby
  • Martin Kierszenbaum
3:10
9. "We Shout"  
  • Alexandrovski
  • Kierszenbaum
  • Nekkermann
  • Polienko
  • Sergio Galoyan
  • Dennis Ingoldsby
  • Martin Kierszenbaum
3:02
10. "Perfect Enemy"  
  • T.A. Music
  • Galoyan
  • Kierszenbaum
  • Polienko
  • Sergio Galoyan
  • Dennis Ingoldsby
  • Martin Kierszenbaum
4:12
11. "Obezyanka Nol"  
  • A. Pokutni
  • V. Adarichev
  • Polienko
  • Sergio Galoyan
  • Dennis Ingoldsby
  • T.A. Music
4:25
12. "Dangerous and Moving"  
  • Martin Kierszenbaum
  • T.A. Music
4:36
Total length:
41:01
  • The Deluxe limited edition comes with a fold-out guitar/piano music poster for "Gomenasai" and a bonus DVD containing "The Making of All About Us" video shoot (including the finished, edited video at the end of the program) and a t.A.T.u. Remix Package that has isolated sounds for guitar, bass, drums, synths and vocals for the track "Loves Me Not".

Charts, sales and certifications[edit]

Personnel / credits[edit]

  • t.A.T.u. - Vocals
  • Tom Baker — Mastering
  • Ed Buller - Producer
  • Cindy Cooper — Production Coordination
  • Sergio Galoyan - Producer, Composer
  • Trevor Horn - Producer
  • Tomoko Itoki — Product Manager
  • David Junk — Executive Director
  • Martin Kierszenbaum - Producer, A&R
  • Andy Kubiszewski - Producer
  • Robert Orton - Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • Boris Renski — Executive Producer
  • Andrea Ruffalo — A&R
  • Ami Spishock — Product Manager
  • T.A. Music - Design, Photography, Concept
  • Tony Ugval — Engineer
  • Xudoznik — Producer

Dangerous and Moving Tour (2005–2007)[edit]

Setlist[edit]

  1. "Intro"
  2. "Dangerous and Moving/"Lyudi Invalidy
  3. "All About Us"
  4. "Loves Me Not"
  5. "Sacrifice"
  6. "Chto Ne Khvatayet"
  7. "We Shout"/ Nichya
  8. "Friend or Foe"
  9. "Obezyanka Nol"
  10. "Gomenasai
  11. "Perfect Enemy"/ Novaya Model
  12. "Show Me Love"
  13. "How Soon Is Now"
  14. "30 Minutes"/ 30 Minut
  15. "Not Gonna Get Us"/"Nas Ne Dagoniat"
  16. "Ne Ve,Ne Boysia"
  17. "All The Things She Said"/"Ya Soshla S Uma"
  18. Cosmos(Outer Space)

Demos[edit]

  • One Love
  • I Know
  • Reach Out
  • You (I Miss You)
  • All My Love

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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