Balkan party music in Seattle


Posted on Dec 31, 2018

The title of this song of lost love means “Insomnia.” Written by Dejan Ivanovic, it was featured in the 2005 Serbian film Ivkova Slava (Ivko’s Feast), and was a hit for the Macedonian singer Tose Proeski. After a rubato verse, we play it in jeni jol rhythm. The melody shown for the rubato intro is approximate at best; listen to the original instead.


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