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June 15, 2005

Goran Bregovic

A few weeks ago I wrote about making mix CDs for our set breaks. I found a great listing of tunes at Sharna's DJ List. On that list were some references to Goran Bregovic who is now my new favorite musician from the former Yugoslavia. I spent some time on my favorite semi-legal Russian MP3 download site and found some fabulous music that is just not available in the states. This guy knows how to write and perform a deeply entracing, sensual melody and can play it to bring tears to your eyes. He can also call up traditional Yugoslavian wedding band music that gets your feet tapping. At any rate, I think more folks hsould know about him and buy his music. (If oyu can find it, that is).

Posted by bbarnes at June 15, 2005 10:58 AM


Do you know the English words to-To Nie Ptak?

Posted by: Lynn McKee at August 14, 2005 12:13 PM

Kayah is a well known Polish singer. To nie ptak (Polish) - This isn't a bird.

Posted by: John at October 21, 2005 9:55 PM

It means " this is not a bird" (from Polish)

Posted by: a at October 25, 2005 9:19 PM

Great music! BTW, Amazon.com lists 27 CDs by Goran Bregovic. Most of them are soundtracks to films by the world-famous Yugoslav director Emir Kusterica, including TIME OF THE GYPSIES, UNDERGROUND, BLACK AND WHITE, and ARIZONA DREAMING. But there are also 6-10 regular CDs. Most were special order, saying 4-6 weeks for delivery. But hey, this is only Amazon.com ---theire German branch, or another European CD website could probably get them more quickly (although the cost would go up). I didn't find Kyah and Goran, though.

Posted by: Dan Pinkerton at November 27, 2005 8:27 PM

Sorry for a second posting on Goran, but a) virtually everything he has put out is available at cdconnection.com (a nice site for odd people like him and Hermeto Pascoal); b) "Hop Hop Hop" is on his latest, "Tales and Songs from Weddings and Funerals" (ships from Amazon in 1-2 days, but cheaper from cdconnection); and c) Terry Gilliam wanted him to score "The Brothers Grimm" but the studio said no.

Posted by: Dan Pinkerton at November 27, 2005 8:41 PM

ich habe interesse an DVD von ihre gruppe. koenen sie angebot schicken? mfg.

Posted by: Jan Soukup at August 9, 2006 5:15 AM

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