Askura Alexander Shkuratov - RUSSIAN SONGWRITER
Alexander publishes own albums on the World market under the name Askura Alexander Shkuratov. In Alexander’s creativity you will find variety of musical styles: World, Rock, R&B, Hip-Hop, Chill Out, Techno, Dance, Pop, Christian, Symphonic music, etc. This unusual occurrence when one Artist works practically in all musical genres. It is interesting to Alexander to work in different stylistics as the world surrounding us is diverse and not a one-face. So, if you love the World, so you love Music. The artistic career of Alexander Shkuratov has started in 1985. In 1985, he established a music group “Attraction”. In 1986 he has recorded his first solo album (“Melody” records 1,5 million copies) From 1986 to 1992, he had published 11 albums at Melody records. “Attraction” has toured a lot throughout Russia and Europe.
Album “1st English in USSR” (Classic Rock 80-th)
Rock-ballad of Alexander Shkuratov “The land of sand” was on the top the chart on Swedish radio (Stockholm) and was holding first positions in the hit parades of various European radio stations. Alexander Shkuratov cooperated with famous American composer Michael Stoller (songwriter of the legendary Elvis Presley) on a joint project of Russian and American composers under the name “Music is stronger than words”.
In 1991 Alexander has established music theater “Thriller” and starts to work on the big show “Nightmare” – Video review. The troupe was arranged from musicians of the «Attraction», stunt men and dancers. The play opened on February 1992 in the sport complex «Olympic» in Moscow (5 fully booked concerts with the audience of about 150, 000 people).
In 1994 Alexander composing music for the documentary film about Israel, he has met a world-famous pop star Ophra Haza and her manager Alony Betsalel. Later on they have introduced Alexander to the Europe music market and after that his solo album "From nowhere" was published in Europe 1995 and which to this day is successfully realized all over the world. “From nowhere”
In 1994 Alexander has released the symphonic album “RECOVERY”
Alexander works as a music producer for the famous Russian artists: Natalia Vetlitskaja, Varvara, Irina Saltykova, Angelika Agurbash, Nastasya, Irisha, Leo and etc. Also he creates the new album of the group “Attraction”.
From 1995 to 2003 he has released solo album “Night Moscow” (R&B); Solo album “It was in Hamburg” (Blues). In same time Alexander has finished the work on his next album “Porridge” (Techno)
The Project "Askura World", - in 2005 he made the work on his second album “Enjoy my God”
With A.Shkuratov’s song “Boys and Girls” Angelika Agurbash has won at the Belarus National competition the Eurovision 2005. (The Song has been written to memory of tragically events in Beslan. Russia.)
2006 – A creation of a spiritual unique album “10 Revelations” on Jesus Christ’s Bible Words.
Album “Sight from Russia” - (World – Ethno – Pop – Meditative). It is the fourth album from series World the project “Askura World”
Album “Power & Glory”. - ROCK-TRASH-TECHNO-PSYHO. This album is composed, played and recorded by one man Askura Alexander Shkuratov.
Album “TO THE LIGHT” – 2008 (World – Ethno – Pop – Rock- Progressive). This Album is logic continuation of the previous four albums of the project “ASKURA WORLD”.
Album “DARK or LIGHT” - 2010 (World Music /Rock Progressive /Ambient / Experimental.)
In 2014 completed work on the album "Illusions of Freedom"(rock progressive)
Askura Alexandr Shkuratov’s tracks