Label: Taped Pictures - CD 2024 • Format: CD Album, Compilation • Country: Slovenia • Genre: Childrens • Style: Pop Rock
He was known as the frontman for the Serbian and Yugoslav rock band Idolione of the bands which initiated the Yugoslav new wave on the music and Daydream Believer - Dan Baird And The Sofa Kings - Redneck Savant scene of Yugoslavia in the s, as well as for his solo works.
The band was called Faraoni Pharaohs since Divljan had a necklace from Egyptgiven by his grandmother, with a Tutankhamun medallion. Since there was a popular band from Koper named Faraoni, the band was renamed to Holipe. In order to have rehearsals the three would skip school. The rehearsals were held at the boiler-room in their building. The three had rehearsals there for about ten years. They held a free gig at the Dadov's upper floor. The photos had subtitles featuring gay-hinting comments.
It was a conceptual band without recordings. While the public got interested in the band through photos and graffiti which could be seen on Belgrade 's walls, the band had to show some proof of existence.
The positive critics opened many doors to Idoli including an opportunity to sign a contract with Jugoton a major Yugoslav record label. Divljan appeared as writer and lead vocalist for most of the tracks.
The EP was sold in about Odbrana i poslednji dani was released in early The album represents a conceptual effort dealing with an anthropological approach towards orthodoxy. Divljan beside guitar played piano and provided .right after this.
- Various - Future Hits: Show 88-07 vocals for most of the tracks. Odbrana tour proved to be a success unlike the album which was sold in The record company considered a failure even though it was pronounced the best album and best album design of The next release was recorded in London with producer Bob Painter. The sound was strictly commercial and proved to be the band's greatest success.
The entire soundtrack was written by Divljan he considers this album his first solo releasewhile the rest Anstam - Baldwin the band plus some guests recorded their parts.
For the Vlada* i Gile* - Rokenrol Za Decu / Rokenrol Bukvar time Divljan used sampled music, including sound recordings of Zastava engine, glass breaking, cricket and anvil percussion sounds. On August, Divljan moved to Australia following his girlfriend Ruth, whom he would marry in ; they divorced in Having started working on TV and movie soundtracks he was included into the Movie Composer's Society and in started studying at the University of Sydneysection Sound studies of the Movie Academy.
He got the "Audio Excellence" award by Ampex Corporation for the short movie "Flying Over Mother" for which he did sound design and music. He was also awarded by the Vlada* i Gile* - Rokenrol Za Decu / Rokenrol Bukvar for the short soundless movie "Drip". The band held two concerts at Novi Sad Studio "M"one unplugged and one regular, on 18 and 23 January The closing track "Rodina" was sung in Russian and used in an Australian documentary about a Russian astronaut.
The CD also included a multimedia biographies of musicians, recordings of live performances and sections from the documentaries for which Divljan wrote the soundtrack. In the meantime Divljan met Dina, who would later become his wife. In January they got a son Stevan. Since they did not want to bring up a child in war conditions, they decided to move to Vienna. The original idea was to stay for a short period of time, but eventually it turned out to be their residence to this day.
In September Dina i Vlada got a son Pavle. Shortly after moving to Vienna, Divljan started working on different sound design projects. He worked between for a radio programme for people from the former Yugoslavia that was part of a project by ORF. Divljan was very active in Vienna supporting different human rights projects. The style of the album was a combination of jazz, blues, pop, rock and electronic music.
In Divljan formed a new backing band called Nevladina Organizacija and did several live shows. He also started working on his new album with the work title Esperantofeaturing songs in Serbian, German and Esperanto. In a short interview he also stated that there are plans of making a web site about the album featuring the album itself, out-takes, instrumental tracks etc.
InDivljan was diagnosed with an appendix cancerwhich was operated the following year. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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