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Old Apr 8th, 2008, 08:00 PM   #31
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When I was 5 years old, I wanted to be Lepa Brena.

EDIT: Now you got me searching the youtube for old Lepa Brena videos! I guess this is what 4 year old Zoja watched

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=pF8H6G...eature=related
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Old Apr 8th, 2008, 08:04 PM   #32
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I'm sure someone has explained this somewhere in a distant thread... but at the risk of showing my ignorance (and remember Zoja... we were on hand to sooooooothe you post-Miami... ) ... who the schnuff is Lepa Brena???
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Old Apr 8th, 2008, 08:26 PM   #33
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I'm sure someone has explained this somewhere in a distant thread... but at the risk of showing my ignorance (and remember Zoja... we were on hand to sooooooothe you post-Miami... ) ... who the schnuff is Lepa Brena???
Oh, I don't know how to explain it to you, Ros. Maybe Alex, Danilo or NAJ could help me - she's a singer. I guess she was the greatest star in the Balkans during the 80s - in the old Yugoslavia, even in Bulgaria and Romania, maybe even Hungary. Some people say that she was the one who ''invented'' the type of music which is stil popular (or shall I say notorious) in the Balkans and is known as ''turbo-folk''. It's a strange mixture of pop and oriental sound. She became popular in a very strange way - she was a tall, plump, terribly and vulgarly dressed girl who had no particular talent for singing or dancing, but she obviously had a great brain. She came to Belgrade from a small Bosnian town to study, but started to earn money by singing in restaurants. It was in the early 80a so I don't remmeber it, but my mom told me that she became a real attraction in Belgrade reastaurants and everyone wnted to see her because she was extremely bad and funny. Then, she gained further fame when a TV host and humorist taped her performance and broadcast it on Yugoslav TV - although he also did it because he thought she was hilarious. However, it turned out that shes very smart (she knew her real qualities and didn't mind self-mockery) and that she had a kind of irresistible positive energy - she somehow managed to spread cheerfulness to her audinece. That - and her outrageous costumes - were probably the reasons children adored her. All my friends of both sexes admit they had all her albums when they were little. Sge managed her career really well, and in time became very, very rich businesswoman (and is married to Slobodan Zivojinovic - ex-tennis player and current head of Serbian Tennis Association).
She has a cult status in all the former Yugoslav republics, though many people can't forgive her for introducing that terrible music genre (like my parents for example, who never wanted to take me to any of her concerts, so I grew up to be a very traumatised and scarred person).
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Old Apr 8th, 2008, 08:38 PM   #34
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LOL! man - that's perfect!!!

Let's see...now I can't vouch for JJ's ability to bust a move - but I think I'm fairly safe in saying our little starlet-to-be cannot actually hold a tune in a bucket!!!

Your description has her sounding like Jordan/Katie Price in terms of the using self-mockery and good business nouse...

fantastic run-down mate... seriously... top-notch!
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Only Jelena never heard of Alize Cornet and thinks of her as a perfect picnic pall

....can play some of her worst tennis and reach AO semi final
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She has a cult status in all the former Yugoslav republics, though many people can't forgive her for introducing that terrible music genre (like my parents for example, who never wanted to take me to any of her concerts, so I grew up to be a very traumatised and scarred person).
This is exactly how I feel about my mother not letting me listen to Madonna when I was little
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Your description has her sounding like Jordan/Katie Price in terms of the using self-mockery and good business nouse...
Well, maybe it started as self-mockery thing even though I can hardly believe that. She became a star and over the time biggest star in our part of the Europe. I was too young when she was at her prime but I've heard about her filling stadiums all around the region and arriving on concerts by helicopter .

It's not like Lepa Brena can't sing. She can sing all right, she just does it in that Balkan folksy style... She made it mainstream and now runs record company that produces that kind of music. That brings her a lot of money among her other businesses!
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From what little I've heard, Lepa Brena's got nothing on JJ in the "can't sing" department.
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Only Jelena could have also had a potential career as a classically trained pianist... while unable to actually hear/reproduce a note.

Seriously - how did she manage in aural exams?
I failed badly on sight reading but at least I have relative pitch!!!
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Only Jelena could have also had a potential career as a classically trained pianist... while unable to actually hear/reproduce a note.

Seriously - how did she manage in aural exams?
I failed badly on sight reading but at least I have relative pitch!!!
Since hearing her sing, methinks tales of her talent in classical piano are greatly exaggerated. As a veteran/victim of classical piano myself, it's almost impossible if you're as stone cold tone deaf as she seems to be. Maybe that's why the piano vs. tennis decision always seems like it was relatively easy.
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I think we need to see lots more of her videos as most of us in our part of Europe have never seen anything quite like this before! This one is good and it is not only her singing talent that is on show.

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=4deZXD...eature=related
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I think we need to see lots more of her videos as most of us in our part of Europe have never seen anything quite like this before! This one is good and it is not only her singing talent that is on show.

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=4deZXD...eature=related


Thanks Chris, she is great.
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Jelena could give Margarita Pracatan a run for her money

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I think we need to see lots more of her videos as most of us in our part of Europe have never seen anything quite like this before! This one is good and it is not only her singing talent that is on show.

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=4deZXD...eature=related
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