Coldünya

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Coldünya
OriginBaku, Azerbaijan
GenresAlternative rock
Years active1992 – present
MembersTeymur Nadir (vocals)
Rovshan Karimov(vocals, guitar)
Samir Jafaali (drums)
Aydin Hajiyev (bass guitar).

Coldünya (Колдүнја, [kɔldynˈjɑ]) is an Azerbaijani rock band based in Baku.[1] The members are Teymur Nadir (vocals), Rovshan Karimov (vocals, guitar), Samir Jafaali (drums) and Aydin Hajiyev (bass guitar).

The band got its name from the English word Cold and the Azerbaijani word Dünya (World). They are one of the better known and most prolific Azerbaijani bands of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.[2]

History[edit]

In 1996, Coldünya recorded and released their first album, Nota Bene, and filmed their first video, "Sehrbaz", which was broadcast and promoted by ANS Radio and ANS TV.[3] Their song "Sehrbaz" was broadcast within two weeks in BBC Radio's Top of the Pops show, presented by Mark Goodier, and took 7th place in BBC's foreign hit-list.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Азербайджанская рок-группа "ColDunya" восстает против культа денег, лжи и лицемерия". www.trend.az. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Запущен трейлер нового видеоролика лидера группы ColDunya – ВИДЕО". www.1news.az. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Азербайджанская рок-группа "Coldunya" была создана в 1992 году в Баку". www.rockzone.az (in Russian). Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Азербайджанская рок-группа в эфире радио BBC (1996г.)". www.rockzone.az (in Russian). Retrieved 25 June 2014.