- Milan Mladenović
Milan Mladenović Background information Born September 21, 1958
Zagreb, FPR Yugoslavia
Died November 5, 1994(aged 36)
Belgrade, FR Yugoslavia
Genres Art Rock
Years active 1977–1994 Associated acts Limunovo drvo
Katarina II / Ekatarina Velika
Born to Serbian father Spasa and Croatian mother Danica, Milan's first years were spent in Zagreb, SR Croatia, where his father, an officer in the Yugoslav Army, was stationed at the time. Consequently, Milan grew up wherever it was that his dad's job took the family. In total, it ended up being three different cities. When he was six, Milan's family moved to Sarajevo where he spent a notable part of his childhood. Eventually in 1970, they moved to Belgrade just short of his 12th birthday. Once in Belgrade, Milan attended the Eleventh Belgrade Gymnasium in Lekino Brdo neighbourhood while simultaneously entering the circle of young people involved with music and arts.
Limunovo Drvo and Šarlo Akrobata
With schoolmate Gagi Mihajlović, he formed a band called Limunovo drvo (Lemon Tree) that dabbled in melodic hard rock. The group changed lineups frequently, displaying a pretty limited creative potential until the arrival of bassist Dušan Kojić Koja and drummer Ivan Vdović Vd. Soon afterwards, they adopted a new musical direction (Novi talas) and changed the name to Šarlo akrobata. During this time Milan was musically very much fond of and inspired by Elvis Costello, Paul Weller, and Andy Partridge of XTC.
Šarlo akrobata released only one album, Bistriji ili tuplji čovek biva kad... in July 1981 and broke up soon afterward due to creative differences between Milan and Koja. The record is considered to be one of the best and most important albums of the Yugoslav New Wave music scene[who?].
Katarina II and Ekatarina Velika
In late 1981 Milan and his former bandmate from Limunovo drvo Gagi Mihajlović (guitar) hooked up again to form Katarina II. In 1982 Margita Stefanović (keyboards), Bojan Pečar (bass) and Ivan Vdović Vd joined the band. After the self-titled, New Wave coloured debut album, Vd and Gagi left the band. Since Gagi claimed ownership of the "Katarina II" name, the band was forced to take another one. They eventually settled on Ekatarina Velika and released a self-titled album in 1985. The album was widely critically acclaimed and brought them wider attention. Their next album S' vetrom uz lice launched them to the very top of the Yugoslav music scene, where they stayed for a long time, releasing a series of successful records. The concerts were jam packed and finally their music even made it on the state radio.
In 1992, Mladenović joined other Serbian musicians to form Rimtutituki project dedicated to anti-war campaign. They released one single titled "Slušaj 'vamo". In the spring of 1994, Mladenović recorded and released an album called Angel's Breath in Brazil together with his old friend Suba (Mitar Subotić).
Two streets in the capital cities of former Yugoslav republics bear Mladenović's name. A street in the Belgrade neighborhood Zemun Polje was named after him in 2004, as well as a street in the Podgorica neighborhood Zabjelo in 2007.
With Šarlo Akrobata
- Paket aranžman (1980) - with Električni orgazam and Idoli
- Bistriji ili tuplji čovek biva kad... (1981)
With Katarina II/Ekatarina Velika
- Katarina II (1984)
- Ekatarina Velika (1985)
- S' vetrom uz lice (1986)
- Ljubav (1987)
- Samo par godina za nas (1989)
- Dum Dum (1991)
- Neko nas posmatra (1993)
With Angel's Breath
- Angel's Breath (1994)
- Ekatarina Velika On-Line - fansite (Serbian)
- A friend from Osijek (Croatian)
- Mladenović's grave at Belgrade Graveyards' website
- Mladenović's grave at Finde a grave' website
- Danas 13 godina od smrti Milana Mladenovića, Blic, November 5, 2007
Studio albums Singles Compilation albums Associated acts Related articles Studio albums Compilation albumsKao nada, kao govor, kao more... · The Best Of Ekatarina · Ekatarina Velika Live albums19LIVE86 · Live 88 · Kao u snu – EKV Live 1991 Tribute albumsKao da je bilo nekad... (Posvećeno Milanu Mladenoviću) · Jako dobar tattoo - Tribute to EKV Associated actsAngel's Breath · Bezobrazno Zeleno · Disciplina Kičme · Doktor Spira i Ljudska Bića · Du Du A · E-Play · Električni Orgazam · Grupa I · Jakarta · Kazna Za Uši · La Strada · Laboratorija Zvuka · Luna · Partibrejkers · Profili Profili · Radnička Kontrola · Rimtutituki · Suncokret · Šarlo Akrobata · U Škripcu · VIA Talas · Vlada Divljan Old Stars Band Related articlesEkatarina Velika discography · SFR Yugoslav pop and rock scene · Serbian rock ·
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