Buvlja pijaca

Buvlja pijaca (trans. Flea Market) is the fourth studio album from Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band Riblja Čorba, released in 1982.

Buvlja pijaca
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 29, 1982
Recorded1981–1982
StudioStudio V PGP-RTB, Belgrade
GenreRock
Hard rock
Length37:52
LabelPGP-RTB
ProducerJohn McCoy
Riblja Čorba chronology
U ime naroda
(1982)
Buvlja pijaca
(1982)
Večeras vas zabavljaju muzičari koji piju
(1984)

The album is the second Riblja Čorba album produced by John McCoy. It featured a softer sound than previous Riblja Čorba releases, as some of the songs featured string and brass instruments and had elements of acoustic rock.

The album was polled in 1998 as the 64th on the list of 100 greatest Yugoslav rock and pop albums in the book YU 100: najbolji albumi jugoslovenske rok i pop muzike (YU 100: The Best albums of Yugoslav pop and rock music).[1]

Album coverEdit

The album cover was designed by Jugoslav Vlahović, and is the only Riblja Čorba album cover which does not feature Riblja Čorba logo.

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Draga, ne budi peder" ("Darling, Don't Be a Faggot")B. ĐorđevićV. Milatović, B. Đorđević3:00
2."U dva će čistači odneti đubre" ("At Two Garbage Collectors Will Take Away the Trash")B. ĐorđevićB. Đorđević3:43
3."Baby, Baby, I Don't Wanna Cry"M. BajagićM. Bajagić3:22
4."Slušaj sine, obriši sline" ("Listen Son, Wipe Your Nose")B. ĐorđevićB. Đorđević2:48
5."Kad ti se na glavu sruši čitav svet" ("When the Whole World Crashes on Your Head")B. ĐorđevićR. Kojić4:57
6."Ja ratujem sam" ("I Wage War Alone")B. ĐorđevićM. Aleksić2:35
7."Pravila, pravila" ("Rules, Rules")B. ĐorđevićM. Bajagić6:18
8."Kako je lepo biti glup" ("How Nice It Is to Be Stupid")B. ĐorđevićB. Đorđević2:17
9."Neću da živim u bloku 65" ("I Don't Want to Live in the Block 65")B. ĐorđevićM. Aleksić, M. Bajagić3:54
10."Dobro jutro" ("Good Morning")B. ĐorđevićM. Aleksić, M. Bajagić4:36

PersonnelEdit

Additional personnelEdit

  • Kornelije Kovač - keyboard
  • Rešad Jahja - cello
  • Petar Jovanović - cello
  • Miroljub Aranđelović - clarinet
  • Miroslav Blažević - trumpet
  • Asan Selimović - tuba
  • Miomir Maksimčev - viola
  • Petar Mladenović - viola
  • Geza Balaž - violin
  • Gordana Todorović - violin
  • Miloš Lazarević - violin
  • Miroljub Milošević - violin
  • Stojan Grbić - violin
  • Žarko Mićković - violin
  • John McCoy - producer
  • Tony Taverner - recorded by
  • Jovan Stojanović - engineer

Reception and legacyEdit

The album brought a number of hit songs: ironical love songs "Draga ne budi peder", "U dva će čistači odneti đubre", "Dobro jutro", and political and satirical songs "Slušaj sine, obriši sline", "Kako je lepo biti glup" (inspired by Đorđević's service in Yugoslav People's Army), "Pravila, pravila", "Kad ti se na glavu sruši čitav svet" and "Ja ratujem sam". It was sold in more than 250,000 copies, which was less than expected, considering the number of previous albums' copies sold.

The songs "U dva će čistači odneti đubre", "Kad ti se na glavu sruši čitav svet", "Ja ratujem sam", "Pravila, pravila", "Kako je lepo biti glup" and "Dobro jutro" appeared in Mića Milošević's 1982 movie A Tight Spot.

In 1998, Buvlja pijaca was polled the 64th on the list of 100 greatest Yugoslav rock and pop albums in the book YU 100: najbolji albumi jugoslovenske rok i pop muzike (YU 100: The Best albums of Yugoslav pop and rock music).[2]

In 2015 Buvlja pijaca album cover was ranked 57th on the list of 100 Greatest Album Covers of Yugoslav Rock published by web magazine Balkanrock.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Antonić, Duško; Štrbac, Danilo (1998). YU 100: najbolji albumi jugoslovenske rok i pop muzike. Belgrade: YU Rock Press. p. 42.
  2. ^ Antonić, Duško; Štrbac, Danilo (1998). YU 100: najbolji albumi jugoslovenske rok i pop muzike. Belgrade: YU Rock Press. p. 42.
  3. ^ "100 najboljih omota YU rocka", Balkanrock.com

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