Mumiy Troll is one of the most successful Russian rock bands and is worshiped by different generations of music lovers. The band was founded in 1983 in Vladivostok by singer and songwriter Ilya Lagutenko and is often called the 'Russian Rolling Stones'.

Hundreds of performances around the world and thousands of sold copies of 'Morskaya' marked the beginning of the new era in Russian music, defined by Mumiy Troll's unique style 'rockapops', as the band calls it itself.