ROKSI №7 JUNE, 1984
THE INTERVIEW WITH YURI MOROZOV
The questions were made up by Vladik Fanov
The interview was recorded because of Nail.
-WHAT IS YOUR SURNAME, YOUR NAME, AND YOUR PATRONIMIC NAME?
AS IT IS POSSIBLE GIVE SOME BRIEF DETAILS ABOUT YOURSELF.
-I am Morozov Yuri Vasilievich. My age is critical. My height is suitable. The weight is change-able. The hair is indefinite. The teeth are mine. The eyes are sad. The chest is curly. The feet are straight. The soul is Cherkessk. The nose is Russian. To find more details address to my friends and neighbors. I am sure they know more about me than I do.
-WHEN AND HOW DID YOU BEGIN TO BE INTERESTED IN MUSIC?
-It began when I found out there was not any kind of music I would like to listen to. To fill in this gap I began to compose my own music.
-HOW MANY HAVE RELEASED FOR TODAY?
- 14.7 kilos.
- WHICH OF THE ALBUMSARE THE MOST SUCCESSFUL?
- Those albums which haven’t been listened to the end by ‘sane’ person yet. For example “ The back-end of the human beings” , “ Jazz at night” .And on the contrary, I feel disgusting towards the recordings been accepted as the best. They are “In-rock -2’, “ There is a beauty –horse”.
-WHAT INSTRUMENT CAN YOU PLAY?
-I usually play using somebody’s instruments or spoilt ones. But I also play the tambourine, kovballe, maracas, frusta, small silver bells. I like creaking with a door, chairs, and a sofa and finger the wet glass. But the most favorite instrument is a spoilt tap with metronymic sound of drops.
-HAVE YOU GOT MANY FRIENDS? WHAT TRAITS OF CHARACTER SHOULD YOUR FRIEND HAVE?
-I have a lot of them. But I don’t know anything about them. The traits of characters shouldn’t be like a horse has got.
-WHAT IS YOUR ATTITUDE TO LOVE AND WOMEN?
-It depends on a kind of love or a woman.
-DOES YOUR WIFE INFLUENCE ON YOU?
-It is without any doubts. Those days when she cooks something I compose some brilliant things. But other days I make up some common things.
-WHAT TENDENCIES HAS THE DEVELOPMENT OF MUSICAL ART?
- They are threatening.
-WHAT ID ATTITUDE TOWARDS THE PUNKS?
-It is pragmatic. It is without any solipsism.
-THERE WAS AN ARTICLE IN THE LAST MAGAZINE ‘ ROKSI”. IT WAS SAID OUR NATIVE ROCK IS SECOND. IF ROCK DIES IN THE WEST, OUR ROCK WILL LOSE THE “FOOD”.
-Fortunately, we have the canteens where it is possible to have a snack.
-WHOSE OF ROCK MUSICIANS DO YOU PERCEIVE?
-Those who can play.
-THE ADDRESSIGN TO RELIGIOUS TOPICS IS CONNECTED WITH INCLINATION TO PHILOSOPHY, JOKE OR DEEP FEELINGS?
-It may be connected with my indifference.
-WHAT IS THE SENSE OF OUR LIFE?
-The sense is in the things we have not got.
DOES ANYHTING EXIST WHAT THE SCIENCE DOES NOT KNOW?
-Yes, it does. But it does not know about the existence of the science.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE POET, WRITER, COMPOSER, HISTORICAL PERSONALITY OR OTHERS?
-I have not got any favorite. If I call the name of one person it means to insult another one. It is the same like oppose the West and the East. To keep a piece with everyone I have chosen one man. It is a poet, a writer, a painter, and a historical personality. It is Mikhail Lomonosov. Who is insulted after such choice?
DO YOU AGREE TO THE PUBLIC CONCERT? IF YOU AGREE WHAT CONDITIONS SO YOU NEED?
-Yes, I do. The condition is to stay alive after the concert.
-WHAT ARE YOUR WISHES TO THE READERS OF "ROKSI"?
-I wish them read and listen everything themselves. And don’t forget such wisdom as, “don’t rely only on your mind”.