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Kino, known by fans as The Black Album is the eighth and final studio album of the Soviet rock group Kino. It was released in December 1990 by Metadigital on vinyl. The rough demo version was recorded in the Latvian village Plieņciems shortly before the death of the frontman Viktor Tsoi in a car crash. The remaining members of Kino completed the album as a tribute to Tsoi. The album's producer Yuri Aizenshpis said that the demo tape was in Tsoi's death car and survived. But the band's guitarist Yuri Kasparyan disputed this and stated that it was in his own car. It was originally released on vinyl by the studio Metadigital in December 1990. On this original vinyl issue, no track names were given, just the text Producer: Yu. Aizenshpis and a photo of the band. A lyric sheet was included, but the songs were just titled 1 through 8. The track names were revealed on the 1994 CD reissue on Moroz.