Smash (Russian band)

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Smash!!
Also known as СМЭШ!!
Origin Moscow, Russia
Genres Pop
Years active 2000–2006
Labels Universal Music
Associated acts Neposedi
Past members Sergey Lazarev
Vlad Topalov

Smash!! (in Russian: СМЭШ!!) was a Russian pop duo formed in 2000 which consisted of members Sergey Lazarev and Vlad Topalov. They sang mainly in English, and released their music in Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia. They were most popular among teenagers in Russia and Southeast Asia. The band split up in 2006.

Biography[edit]

Beginnings[edit]

Sergey and Vlad were signed in 2000 with the music label Universal Music Russia, under the name 'Smash!!'. In January 2002, the duo shot a music video for their first single "Should Have Loved You More". In August of the same year, they won the New Wave contest in Jūrmala, Latvia. They'd originally worked together as part of the children's group Neposedi, alongside Lena Katina and Yulia Volkova, the two girls that would eventually become t.A.T.u..

Discography[edit]

Album Information
Freeway
  • Released: 2003
  • Singles: "Should Have Loved You More", "Belle", "Talk to Me", "Freeway"
2Nite
  • Released: December 1, 2004
  • Singles: "Obsession", "Faith"
Evolution
  • Released: 2005

Singles[edit]

Year Song Album
January 2002 "Should Have Loved You More" Freeway
October 2002 "Belle" Freeway
March 2003 "Talk to Me" Freeway
September 2003 "Freeway" Freeway
May 2004
(September 2004 in India)
"Obsession" 2Nite
2004 "Faith" 2Nite
2005 "The Dream" Evolution

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