Director Nikita Mikhalkov, praised the clip for youth groups IC3PEAK, which became widely known after the cancellation of several concerts in several cities of the country. To disassemble the work, he decided in the new edition of the program “Besogon” entitled “Guys, you are A. W. E.?”.
Another transmission Mikhalkov dedicated to the contemporary Russian youth. In it, he touched on the problem of proliferation among adolescents criminal subculture AUE, and remembered the explosions in Kerch and Arkhangelsk. Especially people’s artist of the RSFSR and focused on the work of the youth group IC3PEAK, which performed earlier, security forces banned Perm, Kazan and Voronezh and Tyumen concert was in jeopardy. Mikhalkov decided to analyze the video for the song “Death is no more” (in the video the Duo sings in the background of the government of the Russian Federation).
Referring to the comment, an explanation to the clip on YouTube, Mikhalkov voiced his interpretation, according to which the main characters are “vampires, personifying the power in our country,” and the authors as a way out of the situation suggest suicide. The Director wondered what to do with the modern Russian youth. In his view, to prohibit such groups and to arrest meaningless. “We have to work, ladies and gentlemen, with these guys. That they understand that there are shrines that cannot be touched,” says the Mikhalkov.
IC3PEAK concert took place in late November in Yekaterinburg. The musicians performed in the concert hall “Freedom”, including the track “Death is no more.”