Jinx (band)

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Jinx
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Jinx
Background information
Origin Zagreb, Croatia
Genres Pop music
Years active 1994 (1994)–2002 (2002)
2007 (2007)–present
Labels Aquarius, Dallas Records, Hayat Production
Website www.myspace.com/jinxhr
Members Coco Mosquito
Jadranka Bastajić
Berko Muratović
Mr. Goody
Igor Pavlica
Adam Matijašević

Jinx is a Croatian pop band from Zagreb which was formed in 1993.

They began their career under the name "High Jinx" coming from a concert in a Zagreb night-club Saloon.[1]

The members of Jinx are guitarist Coco Mosquito, vocalist Jadranka Bastajic Yaya, drummer Berko Muratovic, keyboardist Mr. Goody, trumpet player Igor Pavlica and bassist Adam Matijasevic. Former members of the band are Goony, Kiky the Kid, bassist Samir Kadribasic, trumpet player Rudi and saxophone player Jordes.

The prefix "High" was dropped in 1995,[1] since all fans who attended their first gigs referred to them solely as Jinx. Their first album, Sextasy, was released in English. Berko and Samir joined the band in 1996. In 1997, Jinx signed their first record contract with Aquarius Records and released their second album called Second Hand. In 2001, Percussionist Boris Popov joined the band.[1]

Jinx disbanded in 2002 and made a comeback in 2007 with the album Na zapadu (In the West), having signed with Dallas Records.[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Sextasy (1995; re-released in 2000)
  • Second Hand (1997)
  • Pompei – Ljetna ploča katastrofe (1999)
  • Avantura počinje (2001)
  • Retro/Best of Jinx (2002; compilation)
  • Na zapadu (2007)
  • Diksilend (2010)

Singles[edit]

  • Smijem se (1997)
  • Bye bye baby bye (1999)
  • Koliko suza (1999)
  • Tamo gdje je sve po mom (2001)
  • Na čemu si ti (2007)
  • Jesmo li dobro? (2016)

Awards[edit]

  • 1998 – Radio France International, Bucharest, best new artist
  • 2002 – Porin Award, Hit of the Year[1]
  • 2011 – Porin Award, Best Pop Album

References[edit]

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