Tribes of the City

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Tribes of the City
Origin Riga, Latvia
Genres shogaze, dreampop, grungaze
Years active 2003–present
Members Ksenija Sundejeva
Ints Barkāns
Sergejs Jaramisjans
Juris Justs
Mihails Sergejevs
Andrejs Vasiļjevs

Tribes of the City, originally named The Movies is a shoegaze, dreampop, grungaze band from Riga, Latvia. They are currently signed to Platforma Records. The band was formed in 2003 and as of 2009 has recorded three full-length albums. They have gained a nationwide success and were nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 as the best Baltic act.

Band's second album "For the Sleepy People" was created in a close co-operation with British music producer Greg Haver, who is known for his work with such bands as Manic Street Preachers, Super Furry Animals and Catatonia.



Year Title
2004 Running to the Sun
2006 For the Sleepy People
2009 Recipe of the Golden Dream

Radio singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions
From Running to the Sun
2004 "Grace" 24
"Running to the Sun" 33
2005 "Falling Down" 24
From For the Sleepy People
2006 "A Day in the City" 4
"A Dream" 26
From Recipe of the Golden Dream
2008 "Snow Tiger" 38
"Paralleli" 47

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