GALIJA formed in 1976 in Niš, Serbia (ex-Yugoslavia). The central figures of the band are brothers Nenad Milosavljević (vocals, acoustic guitar and harmonica) and Predrag Milosavljević (vocals). In 1979 the band released their debut album "Prva plovidba". Nenad Milosvaljević's brother Predrag Milosavljević appeared on the album on vocals as a guest musician, and also wrote most of the album lyrics. The album brought hits "Avanturista", "Gospi" and "Decimen".