In the end of '70s and all through the '80s, he was the leader of the most popular Yugoslav band "Bijelo dugme" (from Sarajevo). They published more than 10 LPs, selling altogether more than 15 million copies. He was the first one to introduce "shepperd's rock" (a kind of folk-rock) into popular Yugoslav music. He plays guitar and sometimes sings. Very prolific composer, he turned more towards world music since he left Yugoslavia at the beginning of the war. He lives in Paris.