Nautilus Pompilius, sometimes abbreviated as Nau (Russian: Нау), was a prominent Russian rock band formed in Sverdlovsk (now Ekaterinburg), Russia in 1982-1983. They were an influential band in the post-punk, New Wave wing of Russian rock music. Some of their early hits are popularly associated with the Perestroika period. Their songs accompanied the movie "Брат" by Aleksei Balabanov. Since the group disbanded (1997), lead singer and front man Vyacheslav Butusov has launched a successful solo career.
Links To Peel
The band were featured in the BBC Radio One documentary, John Peel In Russia, which was broadcast in 1988.
- John Peel In Russia: Шар цвета хаки (The Military World)