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A screenshot of the official music video
Song by Marika Gombitová
from the album Kam idú ľudia?
Released1990 (1990)
GenrePop rock
  • Peter Smolinský
Music video
"Babylónia" on YouTube
Audio sample

Babylónia (English: Babel) is a song by Marika Gombitová released on OPUS in 1990.[1]

The music composed Gombitová, while Kamil Peteraj contributed with lyrics as usually. Following the track being issued as the pilot song taken from the singer's ninth studio album Kam idú ľudia?, its music video presented the artist on the Austrian chart Die Großen Zehn by ORF, becoming the first such case for any Czechoslovak entertainer by June 20, 1990.[2]

Official versions[edit]

  1. "Babylónia" - Studio version, 1990

Credits and personnel[edit]

  • Marika Gombitová - lead vocal, music
  • Andrej Šeban - keyboards, guitars, drums programming, arranger
  • Kamil Peteraj - lyrics
  • Norbert Bóka - synthetizers programming
  • Stanislav Beňačka - chorus
  • Adriena Bartošová - chorus
  • Elena Matúšová - chorus
  • Jana Küthreibová - chorus
  • Peter Smolinský - producer
  • Ivan Jombík - soud director
  • Michal Ivanický - technical collaboration
  • Štefan Danko - responsible editor

See also[edit]


  • Graclík, Miroslav; Nekvapil, Václav (2008). Marika Gombitová: An Unauthorized Lifestory of the Legend of Czechoslovak Pop Music (in Czech). Prague, Czech Republic: XYZ. p. 446. ISBN 978-80-7388-115-3. OCLC 294939865. Retrieved 2011-03-21.
  • Lehotský, Oskar (April 23, 2008a). Slovak Popular Music in the Years 1977–1989 – Marika Gombitová (PDF). Comenius University, Faculty of Arts (in Slovak). Bratislava, Slovakia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-07-14. Retrieved 2011-04-07.
  • Lehotský, Oskar (April 23, 2008b). Slovak Popular Music in the Years 1977–1989 – Modus (PDF). Comenius University, Faculty of Arts (in Slovak). Bratislava, Slovakia. Retrieved 2011-04-07.
  1. ^ For Marika Gombitová's discography, see Lehotský 2008a, pp. 54–56..
  2. ^ Graclík & Nekvapil 2008, p. 200.

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