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CACADOU LOOK - Tko mari za čari (1987)


CACADOU LOOK was formed in Opatija, in 1983, Croatia. They were not the first all-female band in Yugoslavia — at the time, already active were "Tožibabe" from Ljubljana and "Boye" from Novi Sad — but they were the first to achieve a degree of mainstream popularity, helped by radio play of their two demo tracks, "Sama" and "Kao pjesma", and by TV appearances such as those on Stereovizija, a popular 1980s music show broadcast by Radio Television Zagreb. Their first album "Tko mari za čari" (Jugoton, 1987) was produced by Husein Hasanefendić and Tomo in der Mühlen, and featured a guest appearance by Vlada Divljan. The album yielded three hit songs: "Sama", "Kao pjesma" and "Tako lako". Apart from "Tako lako", a cover of Buddy Holly's "It's So Easy", and "Ne dozvoli", which was written by Divljan, all songs on the album were composed by the band. Despite these accomplishments, the band found working in the men-dominated music scene difficult at times, and occasional malicious remarks motivated them to work even harder. Their second and equally successful album "Uspavanka za Zoroa" was released in 1989. Hit tracks from the album were "Baum bam bam", "Budi mi prijatelj", and "Krenite s nama", the latter a cover of Bryan Ferry's "Let's Stick Together". An English version of "Budi mi prijatelj" — named "Be My Friend" — was also recorded, appearing on Yu-Go Pop (Jugoton, 1990), a compilation of Yugoslav pop and rock artists performing their songs in English. Cacadou Look played their last gig in Zagreb on May 25, 1991. Members of the band were not willing to start solo careers — seeing them as meaningless without the band team work — and left the music scene. (from wikipedia)

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