Serbia/Croatia: Two Balkan superstars join forces

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Serbia’s Zeljko Joksimovic and Croatia’s Toni Cetinski have come together to duet on a new single, titled Zabluda.

The song has been released ahead of a concert that will see the two stars performing together.

You can listen to Zabluda, meaning Myth in English, below.

Zeljko Joksimovic wrote the song, with the lyrics by Luka Bulic. Renata Ranierria directed the song’s official video.

Zeljko represented Serbia & Montenegro at the Eurovision Song Contest 2004, placing 2nd in the grand final in Istanbul. He represented Serbia at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku where he finished 3rd in the grand final. He has also written two other songs in the contest. These were Hari Mata Hari’s Lejla, which finished third at the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest in Athens. In 2008 he wrote Jelena Tomasevic‘s Eurovision entry Oro, and hosted the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade, alongside his future wife, Jovana Jankovic.

Zeljko is also the man behind Jelena Tomasevic’s competing entry Jutro at the 2005 Serbian/Montenegrin national final.

Toni Cetinski represented his country Croatia at the Eurovision Song Contest 1994. His song Nek’ ti bude ljubav sva finished 16th in the final.

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