History Music / Tatu

30th Apr '17 11:16:43 AM nombretomado
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Infamously, they refused to perform at the World Music Awards unless provided with real guns. Lena said, "We wanted real machine-guns, but they didn't give us, so we wouldn't perform, that simple." Brazenly, after promising not to kiss on ''TheTonightShow'', they engaged in a long, passionate wet one-- much to the alarm of anxious network censors, (and well before [[LesYay Britney and Madonna's little stunt]]). And yet, when expected to do the same on Jimmy Kimmel, they deliberately censored themselves. Yulia said, "Basically, because we like to do what we want, a lot of people are, like, 'you shouldn't do this, you shouldn't do that, you shouldn't behave in this way.' But you know what? Actually for us, we are the way that we are, and we don't really live in fear of anybody. So, if we behave in a certain way, then that's just actually the way we are."

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Infamously, they refused to perform at the World Music Awards unless provided with real guns. Lena said, "We wanted real machine-guns, but they didn't give us, so we wouldn't perform, that simple." Brazenly, after promising not to kiss on ''TheTonightShow'', ''Series/TheTonightShow'', they engaged in a long, passionate wet one-- much to the alarm of anxious network censors, (and well before [[LesYay Britney and Madonna's little stunt]]). And yet, when expected to do the same on Jimmy Kimmel, they deliberately censored themselves. Yulia said, "Basically, because we like to do what we want, a lot of people are, like, 'you shouldn't do this, you shouldn't do that, you shouldn't behave in this way.' But you know what? Actually for us, we are the way that we are, and we don't really live in fear of anybody. So, if we behave in a certain way, then that's just actually the way we are."
26th Jan '17 11:15:24 AM Wyldchyld
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** How far did Shapovalov take it? Early publicity photos of the girls in school uniforms included pictures of them spreading their legs with their panties in clear view, and pictures of Lena sitting on the toilet; he also forced them to strip each other out of their schoolgirl outfits while performing on stage. Shapovalov's firing came largely from the girls becoming tired of being his {{Fetish Fuel Station Attendant}}s.

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** How far did Shapovalov take it? Early publicity photos of the girls in school uniforms included pictures of them spreading their legs with their panties in clear view, and pictures of Lena sitting on the toilet; he also forced them to strip each other out of their schoolgirl outfits while performing on stage. Shapovalov's firing came largely from the girls becoming tired of being his {{Fetish Fuel Station Attendant}}s.fetish.



* FanservicePack: They were marketed for {{Fanservice}} by their original manager, but since he later admitted that he's doing this for his own FetishFuel, plus the way he "packaged" them, makes it more FanDisservice-y. Eventually however, the girls found their own way to show their sex appeal.

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* FanservicePack: They were marketed for {{Fanservice}} by their original manager, but since he later admitted that he's doing this for his own FetishFuel, Fetish Fuel, plus the way he "packaged" them, makes it more FanDisservice-y. Eventually however, the girls found their own way to show their sex appeal.
23rd Sep '16 10:37:19 PM igordebraga
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* DevelopmentHell: Their solo careers. Started in 2009 as the pair were drifting apart, both started releasing singles shortly after the official breakup in 2011.... and then nothing for years.
** Lena finally [[SavedFromDevelopmentHell escaped]] in 2014 with the release of her album "This is Who I Am", after ditching her label for constantly pushing her album back, and then she stopped promoting it to focus on motherhood for a while.
** Julia was apparently having even more vocal problems. She opened up in 2016 about having a thyroid tumor removed in 2012 that wrecked her voice and required 3 surgeries to finally fix. It's unclear if or when she's finally going to get back to singing.


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* FieryRedhead: Subverted - Lena is basically a [[RoseHairedSweetie Red-Haired Sweetie]], while Yulia is the one with the angriest moments.
13th Sep '16 8:12:53 PM SantosLHalper
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** How far did Shapovalov take it? Early publicity photos of the girls in school uniforms included pictures of them spreading their legs with their panties in clear view, and pictures of Lena sitting on the toilet; he also forced them to strip each other out of their schoolgirl outfits while performing on stage. Shapovalov's firing came largely from the girls becoming tired of being his FetishFuel.

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** How far did Shapovalov take it? Early publicity photos of the girls in school uniforms included pictures of them spreading their legs with their panties in clear view, and pictures of Lena sitting on the toilet; he also forced them to strip each other out of their schoolgirl outfits while performing on stage. Shapovalov's firing came largely from the girls becoming tired of being his FetishFuel.{{Fetish Fuel Station Attendant}}s.
18th Jul '16 8:27:20 PM hitmonkey
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** How far did Shapovalov take it? Early publicity photos of the girls in school uniforms included pictures of them [[http://www.lazygirls.info/Tatu/Look_At_My_Panties_oIX23y8?display=fullsize spreading their legs with their panties in clear view]], and pictures of [[http://i33.tinypic.com/2dwf3pj.jpg Lena sitting on the toilet]]; he also forced them to strip each other out of their schoolgirl outfits while performing on stage. Shapovalov's firing came largely from the girls becoming tired of being his FetishFuel.

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** How far did Shapovalov take it? Early publicity photos of the girls in school uniforms included pictures of them [[http://www.lazygirls.info/Tatu/Look_At_My_Panties_oIX23y8?display=fullsize spreading their legs with their panties in clear view]], view, and pictures of [[http://i33.tinypic.com/2dwf3pj.jpg Lena sitting on the toilet]]; toilet; he also forced them to strip each other out of their schoolgirl outfits while performing on stage. Shapovalov's firing came largely from the girls becoming tired of being his FetishFuel.
1st Jul '16 1:28:29 PM Anddrix
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* NewSoundAlbum: ''Dangerous And Moving'' - some people consider it as a BaseBreaker album.

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* NewSoundAlbum: ''Dangerous And Moving'' - some people consider it as a BaseBreaker album.Moving''.
18th May '16 8:01:21 PM lilithmercy
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* DevelopmentHell: Their solo careers. Started in 2009 as the pair were drifting apart, both started releasing singles shortly after the official breakup in 2011.... and then nothing for years.
** Lena finally [[SavedFromDevelopmentHell escaped]] in 2014 with the release of her album "This is Who I Am", after ditching her label for constantly pushing her album back, and then she stopped promoting it to focus on motherhood for a while.
** Julia was apparently having even more vocal problems. She opened up in 2016 about having a thyroid tumor removed in 2012 that wrecked her voice and required 3 surgeries to finally fix. It's unclear if or when she's finally going to get back to singing.
18th May '16 7:45:48 PM lilithmercy
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** Another one in 2012. She developed thyroid cancer, and the surgery for it killed her voice. It took 3 years and 3 more surgeries for her to be back to normal.
15th May '16 6:57:27 PM CyrenaPeleman
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* HairContrastDuo: FieryRedhead and AloofDarkHairedGirl.

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* HairContrastDuo: FieryRedhead and AloofDarkHairedGirl.Lena's usually long red curly hair to Yulia's black Bifauxnen look.



** Both of them in "220".



* OlderThanTheyLook: They're 29 in the last video, but Julia looks 25, and lena could still pass for a teenager.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: They're 29 in the last video, but Julia looks 25, and lena Lena could still pass for a teenager.
19th Jan '16 7:11:20 PM igordebraga
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The most recent album, "Vesyolye Ulybki (Happy Smiles)," and ''Waste Management'' in English is also the soundtrack for TheMovie, "You and I" or it's working title, "Finding t.A.T.u." which is based on the novel "t.A.T.u. Come Back". The film features Mischa Barton and centres around two girls that meet on the internet due to their common love of t.A.T.u. Their relationship then becomes the catalyst for a series of adventures. The content of the movie has drug use, disturbing scenes and images, sexual content, and coarse language. t.A.T.u. has stated the movie will be very scandalous, and would not deal with the "love and roses" often found in films, but the real scandal and hardships that come along with relationships.

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The most recent album, "Vesyolye Ulybki (Happy Smiles)," and ''Waste Management'' in English is also the soundtrack for TheMovie, "You ''You and I" or it's working title, I''(previously known as "Finding t.A.T.u." ") which is based on the novel "t.A.T.u. Come Back". The film features Mischa Barton and centres around two girls that meet on the internet due to their common love of t.A.T.u. Their relationship then becomes the catalyst for a series of adventures. The content of the movie has drug use, disturbing scenes and images, sexual content, and coarse language. t.A.T.u. has stated the movie will be very scandalous, and would not deal with the "love and roses" often found in films, but the real scandal and hardships that come along with relationships.



* {{Blipvert}}: ''"Prostye Dvizheniya"'', ''"How Soon is Now?"'', ''"Ne Ver, Ne Boysia, Ne Prosi"'' and ''"Clowns/Klouny"''.
** The video for ''"How Soon Is Now?"'' Yulia and Lena selected the clips and their ideas were put together by editors and other technical experts.

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* {{Blipvert}}: ''"Prostye Dvizheniya"'', ''"How "''Prostye Dvizheniya''", "How Soon is Now?"'', ''"Ne Now?", "Ne Ver, Ne Boysia, Ne Prosi"'' and ''"Clowns/Klouny"''.
"Clowns/''Klouny''".
** The video for ''"How "How Soon Is Now?"'' Now?" had Yulia and Lena selected select the clips clips, and their ideas were put together by editors and other technical experts.



* {{Gayngst}}: Possibly the entire first album.

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* {{Gayngst}}: Possibly the entire first album. "All the Things She Said" is the most glaring example. (its original Russian title even goes "I've Lost My Mind")



* GrayRainOfDepression: The set for the ''All The Things She Said/Ya Soshla S Uma'' video.
* HairContrastDuo

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* GrayRainOfDepression: The set for the ''All "All The Things She Said/Ya Said/''Ya Soshla S Uma'' Uma''" video.
* HairContrastDuoHairContrastDuo: FieryRedhead and AloofDarkHairedGirl.



* LongRunnerLineUp: While there were a few pauses, Lena and Yulia performed together for 12 years until the 2011 split, with many a reunion afterwards.



* RapeAsDrama: In the video for ''All About Us,'' Yulia shoots a man who attempts to rape her and splatters his brains against the wall.

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* RapeAsDrama: In the video for ''All "All About Us,'' Us", Yulia shoots a man who attempts to rape her and splatters his brains against the wall.


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* VocalEvolution: As noted in other entries, [[MetalScream the constant screaming]] during the early days took its toll on Yulia's voicebox, and her singing voice changed as a result.
* WanderlustSong: "Not Gonna Get Us" exploits running away, with no set destination, to share their love.
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