Despite the fact that the last album, "Why Dreams "virtually ignored" Nashe Radio "in contrast to the previous two (possibly due to the fact that it has released an independent record label, not the" Mystery of Sound ") for the year of its sale during the life of Letov avoided these albums. Which once again gave rise to speak about the phenomenon of a group that was successful, defying all rules of show business and not deviating from their own. On the 22nd of January 24, Yegor answered the questions the fans. The interview turned out very large, has been published on their official website in two parts. In early February, 8th and 9th numbers, held two concerts, "Civil Defense" in Ufa and Yekaterinburg, respectively. Takes pictures first performance showed the local channels. Concert in Yekaterinburg was recorded entirely. Concerts were very good, the band was still on the rise.
There were no signs of trouble. However, according to drummer Paul Peretolchina after last concert Yegor looked tired, but perked up when the dressing room came the guys from the team warm-up. A few days before his death, called his friend Egor journalist Maxim Semelyaku. According to Maxim Egor was "Happy voice and laughter rested man." They talked about the plans, agreed to do a book dialogue, Yegor asked him to buy an American collection in Moscow Fading Yellow – worried that his snatch. February 24 was to be held Yegor acoustic concert in St. Petersburg, which was scheduled after a big spring tour group, which began in southern Russia. February 19, 2008 in Omsk, about 16:00 local time, Yegor Letov died in his sleep from cardiac heart. According to other reports of cardiac arrest was the cause of acute respiratory failure.
Egor stopped breathing. He was buried on 21th February, Yegor Old East Cemetery in Omsk next to the grave of his mother. Last Egor and his concerto played by Civil Defence in Yekaterinburg on February 9, 2008. It is known that Yegor Letov was preparing to publish a collection of rarities "With the speed of the World", which had planned to include songs of 1993-2007 period. This is primarily alternate versions of known songs recorded during the work on the last album, a cover of BG, "Electric Dog", a demo recording of "What dreams" made without drummer Paul Peretolchina. In addition, in a recent interview talked about Yegor two DVD, which were prepared for release: electric and acoustic concert at "Orange" with the bonus hour concert at Luzhniki.