On March 16, 1979.

Bijelo Dugme - Bitanga i princeza

On March 16, 1979, “Jugoton” label released “Bitanga i Princeza”, the fourth Bijelo Dugme studio album. It was recorded in January 1979, at “Studio PGP RTB” in Belgrade, and was produced by Neil Harrison. In 1998, the album was ranked at number 10, in the list of “100 greatest Yugoslav rock and pop albums” in the book “YU 100: The Best Albums of Yugoslav Pop and Rock Music” and in 2015, Croatian edition of magazine “Rolling Stone”, ranked the album at number 15 on the list of “100 greatest Yugoslav albums”.

Personnel:

  • Goran Bregović – guitar
  • Željko Bebek – vocals
  • Vlado Pravdić – keyboard
  • Zoran Redžić – bass
  • Điđi Jankelić – drums
  • Slobodan Marković – synthesizer
  • Maja Odžaklijevska – backing vocals
  • Vojkan Borisavljević – arranger
  • Ranko Rihtman – arranger
  • Nick Glennie-Smith- recording
  • Rade Ercegovac – recording
  • Chris Blair – mastering
  • Ivan Ivezić – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Goran Bregović.

  1. Bitanga i princeza
  2. Ala je glupo zaboravit’ njen broj
  3. Ipak, poželim neko pismo
  4. Kad zaboraviš juli
  5. Na zadnjem sjedištu moga auta
  6. A koliko si ih imala do sad
  7. Sve će to, mila moja, prekriti ruzmarin, snjegovi i šaš

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