The band became popular internationally in 2000, when they finished third in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 with the song "My Star". The band be­came pop­u­lar in­ter­na­tion­ally in 2000, when they fin­ished third in the Eu­ro­vi­sion Song Con­test 2000 with the song " My Star ". BrainStorm Management, Riga, Latvia. Through the years knowing each other and making music together already fourteen years (they were 15 years old when formed the band) the chemistry between guys has created the atmosphere of the real family: “Good old family thing, in this case just five fathers together. BrainStorm feels blessed for being able to work with people they did: “We've always believed in miracles, and that's how it goes and sometimes things just happen if you believe. All kids say their dad can beat up other kids’ dads, but Casey Trujillo’s kids are right. "For me the main thing about music is whether or not there is a songwriting,and I felt like the songwriting is really strong".- Michael Stipe of REM aboutAmong The Suns album by BrainStorm, "This is a major band for future… I reckon My Star will be top three UK hit. The band also performed in Germany and the United Kingdom. Here and now: “The title of the album includes the philosophy we believe in – we don’t say simply - today, because – of course you have to live in the moment you are, but also have to remember there is day after it and by remembering that you care about future, have your dreams and visions, but still – you don’ t let the beauty of the moment simply to slip away, because you value it and don’ t live only in the illusion about unknown future.”. The excited media praised Cowper's charismatic showmanship and vocal skills. Only this time it must be even better. The lineup includes Renars Kaupers, Gundras Mausevics, Janis Jubalts, Maris Mihelsons, and Kaspars Roga. For making of their 6th studio album “A Day Before Tomorrow” that is 3rd album for international release BrainStorm teamed with 2 producers – Echo award winner Alex Silva (his credits include successful work on Herbert Grönemeyer’ s album “Mensch”, Suede, e.t.c.) *… …   Wikipedia, My Star (Brainstorm song) — My Star Eurovision Song Contest 2000 entry Country Latvia Artist(s) Renārs Kaupers, Jānis Jubalts, Kaspars Roga …   Wikipedia, Marija Naumova — Marie N Background information Birth name Marija Naumova Also known as Marie. and Steve Lyon (worked with Depeche Mode, paradise Lost, Reamonn, e.t.c.). The next album Dienās, kad lidlauks pārāk tāls or A Day Before Tomorrow was released in 2003. In 2004 Brainstorm and a well-known Russian band Bi-2 recorded the song "Skol'zkie Ulitsy" (Slippery Streets), which was included on their album "Inomarki", released on 2nd of March, 2004 and which reached number 1 on radio charts in Latvia, Ukraine and Russia.In 2005 Brainstorm released their album Četri krasti. In Latvian it translates as "Prāta Vētra". In 2004 BrainStorm in collaboration with well-known Russian band Bi-2 recorded a song „Skolzkije Ulici“ (Slippery Streets) that was featured in „Bi-2“ album … The title “Four Shores” underlines the sore place where BrainStorm has been placed after loosing the original band member and soulmate Muminsh in tragic car crash last May. This single is "Under My Wing", the English verse of "Tavas mājas manā azotē". The result was worth it. Till now album has been released in the Baltic States, Greece, Turkey, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Belgium, Japan, Hong-Kong and Hungary by EMI affiliates, with numerous other countries (including UK and Germany/GSA) scheduled. To do this, "BrainStorm" got in touch with producer Tony Mansfield (A-ha, B52's, etc), responsible for their international break-through hit "My Star" again, and closed in "Ridge Farm Studios" (England) and "Puk Studio" (Denmark) for the most intense, most creative and hard-working sessions during their existence. Yes, but it's 2001 now, and who cares about all this anymore? Brainstorm was an American funk and R&B band active in the late 1970s, based in Detroit, Michigan.Their debut album, Stormin', was their best-selling album, and was released in 1977 on Tabu Records, executive-produced by Clarence Avant and produced by Jerry Peters.It contained the disco hit single "Lovin' Is Really My … Soon after, their classmate Māris Mihelsons also joined the band. Anton Corbijn after working with BrainStorm says: “I can’t tell you how much I felt at home with them and felt we were all together trying to achieve something..” Producer Alex Silva also experience warm welcome into BrainStorm’ s world: “There is this uncomplicated thing about the band. Kaspars Roga (Nick Rogue) - drums, percussions. Videos for both Under My Wing and Weekends Are Not My Happy Days singles have been play-listed by French music channel MCM. 1) BrainStorm is a band from Latvia (also known as Pr?ta V?tra) The beginning of BrainStorm is dated with year 1989 even thought the seeds was found already when singer Ren?rs and drummer Nick danced and sang together around Christmas tree at kindergarten and later on all members of the band sang the same lines at the choir … began. Despite this tragic loss, the other band members continued working. BrainStorm for several years is the biggest band of the native Latvia, latest 3 records they made and “Best Of” has reached Platinum status on sales, every radio single goes straight to #1 on airplays, they gather several prizes each time nominated for Latvian Music Awards, they play as big crowds as tiny Latvia can gather and closing concert of their latest Latvian tour on 1st of September, 2003 gathered 25 000 big audience and beat the record of Skonto Stadium. Both are from the western Latvian port city of Liepāja, which is famous for its… …   Wikipedia, Dabasu Durovys — Durovys Background information Origin Latvia Genres Latgalian positive rock Indie rock …   Wikipedia, Eurovision Song Contest 2003 — Infobox Eurovision name = Eurovision Song Contest 2003 theme = Magical Rendez vous final = Start date|2003|05|24 presenters = Marie N Renārs Kaupers conductor = director = Sven Stojanovic host = flagicon|LAT Latvijas Televīzija venue = Skonto… …   Wikipedia, We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. The band became popular internationally in 2000, when they finished third in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 with the song " My Star ". Brainstorm (lettiska Prāta Vētra) är en pop och rockgrupp från Jelgava, Lettland och bildades 1989. In June of 2013 BrainStorm played in the “Glastonbury Festival” and so became the first band from the Baltics to be playing in this world known festival. Over 3 years band has toured Europe on their own tours as well as supporting Rolling Stones in Prague, The Cranberries in Germany, Italy, Belgium and Czech Republic, Depeche Mode in Baltic States and Supergrass in Denmark. At the beginning of 2006 Četri krasti - Four Shores. Soon after, their underclassman Māris Mihelsons also joined the band. The band has just released its new single and video "Lantern", the first single from the new album due May 7. Add to all this their role as supporters for Supergrass shows in Denmark and you'll see that that's not the story you expected to hear from Latvian band! Through the years knowing each other and making music together already fourteen years (they were 15 years old when formed the band) the chemistry between guys has created the atmosphere of the real family: “Good old family thing, in this case just five fathers together. Rally Minsk 2016 (The area near the Palace of Sports) Brainstorm Latvian band… 1994 was the quietest period in the band's history, although this year they released maxi-single Vietu nav (No Vacancies!) Only Mike Minolta (accordion and keyboards) was one year younger, and that's why he joined the gang several months later. The most popular songs from the album were "Dārznieks" (Gardener), "Apelsīns" (Orange) and "Lidmašīnas" (Airplanes), and the popularity of the band's concerts increased. They are very cookie bunch, they embrace people, invite into their circle that is very nice and warm. To make album as great as they have always done with songs as good as they are writing for almost 10 years becoming the most successful band from Baltic region ever. have said after hearing their album "Among The Suns": "Their songwriting is really strong". Soon after, their underclassman Maris Mihelsons also joined the band. BrainStorm for several years is the biggest band of the native Latvia, latest 3 records they made and “Best Of” has reached Platinum status on sales, every radio single goes straight to #1 on airplays, they gather several prizes each time nominated for Latvian Music Awards, they play as big crowds as tiny Latvia can gather and closing concert of their latest Latvian tour on 1st of September, 2003 gathered 25 000 big audience and beat the record of Skonto Stadium. Their breakthrough was on 2000 with hit single “My Star” and followed by album “Among The Suns” (with releases in 18 countries, UK, Germany and Scandinavia including), album “Online” released in year 2001 stormed over Eastern Europe (Gold in Poland) and Scandinavia with ethereally dreamy and catchy melody “Maybe”. BrainStorm by the end of 2004/beginning of 2005 has done recording of 7th studio album with producer Alex Silva with whom band recorded 2 songs on previous album. 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