According to Katina, Shapovalov was inspired to create the duo after the release of the Swedish film Show Me Love which focused on the romance between two school girls.
For the release of their first English-language album, they decided to go by t. T.u., using uppercase letters and periods to distinguish themselves from an already existing Australian band, Tatu.
The group went on tour in 2001, where their routines were described as "precise" and featured routines where the girls had to strip.
The tour appeared in countries including Germany, Bulgaria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and Israel.
The first single was completed in autumn 2000, entitled "Ya Soshla S Uma" (later released in English as "All the Things She Said").We go to extra lengths to ensure that our service stays clean and safe and take all reports of misuse very seriously.In short, NZDating provides a comfortable, safe and fun environment for meeting others in your area from the comfort and safety of your home or workplace. or join for free now It's bigger NZDating has by far the largest number of New Zealand users of any dating sites - the more members, the more choice, the more likely you'll have a great time meeting new people just like you.Both the Russian and English version of 200 Km/h are listed among the best-selling albums by a girl group. In March 2011, the duo officially announced their separation, due to personal reasons and conflicts between themselves and embarked on solo careers. Katina was also in a band named "Avenue" between 19. With this idea in mind, Shapovalov and Voitinskiy organized auditions in Moscow in early 1999 for teenage female vocalists. Both Lena and Julia knew each other before the auditions.Due to their success, the duo was recognized as one of the most successful female music acts to emerge in the early decade and have established themselves as the most successful Russian act to date. They reunited in late December 2012 for a concert and announced a comeback after their performance in the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Sochi 2014. However, Neposedi denied the claims and said that Volkova aged out of the group. By the end of auditioning, the partners narrowed their search down to ten girls, including the members that finally become t. Both girls stood out among the others, especially because of their appearance and vocal experience, but the producers decided to start with 14-year-old Katina, who sang "It Must Have Been Love" by Roxette.The duo has released six studio albums; three in Russian and three in English.The album 200 km/h in the Wrong Lane achieved huge success worldwide and the two singers eventually became the first group ever to get the IFPI Europe platinum award for the same album in two different languages. represented Russia in the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest, performing "Ne Ver', Ne Boysia", finishing in third place. Both Lena Katina and Julia Volkova were part of the band, along with members Sergey Lazarev and Vlad Topalov. were formed in 1999 by Ivan Shapovalov and his friend/business partner Alexander Voitinskiy, who developed plans to create a musical project in Russia.Over the next year, Katina and Volkova recorded songs with their producers.Voitinskij left the project, and Shapovalov decided to sign Elena Kiper as co-producer and co-writer for their debut album. T.u.'s most memorable song, "All the Things She Said", and helped produce most of the English album 200 km/h In The Wrong Lane.) were a Russian music duo that consisted of Lena Katina and Julia Volkova.The duo was managed by Russian television producer Ivan Shapovalov while in the group Neposedy.