The No Smoking Orchestra

The No Smoking Orchestra

Top Songs

1
Dobrila

About

Biography

No Smoking was a punk-infused band established in Sarajevo, in 1980, under the Serbo-Croatian moniker "Zabranjeno Pusenje." Lead singer and songwriter Dr. Nelle Karajlic was a bit of a thorn in the side of the post-Tito government in Yugoslavia. The band's debut album, Das ist Walter (1984), sold surprisingly well, and spawned the hit "Zenica Blues," which boasted sales of 100,000. But the ruling forces weren't about to let Zabranjeno Pusenje repeat that success, hence a crackdo... Read more

Chat About The No Smoking Orchestra