Zabranjeno Pušenje

Bosnian garage rock band from Sarajevo, closely associated with the New Primitivism cultural movement and the radio and television satire show "Top Lista Nadrealista". They were one of the most popular musical acts of the 1980s in Yugoslavia, selling hundreds of thousands of records. Band was formed 1981, contrary to the then prevalent punk rock and new wave, Zabranjeno Pušenje created a distinctive garage rock sound with folk influences, often featuring innovative production and complex story-telling. Many times they went into trouble with authorities for their, usually mild and sympathetic, criticism of the socialist system.