t.A.T.u are a music duo made up of Lena Katina and Yulia Volkova. Their first Russian single was released in 2001 which was re-written in English with the help of Trevor Horn (The Buggles) and became All The Things She Said. The song is about two girls developing feelings for each other but not being approved of by those around them. The controversial video, which showed the duo dressed as school girls french kissing in the rain became an instant hit across Europe with the song going platinum in many countries.
The duo released several singles and albums after coming third at Eurovision in 2003, but were unable to emulate the success of their debut.
In 2011, The duo disbanded to continue their careers as solo artists but briefly reunited for a special performance in the pre-opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Yulia tried to enter Eurovision again with Dima Bilan. Their song Back To Her Future finished in second place in the national selection behind Party For Everybody by Buranoskyie Babushki.