"JUDY" Official Music Video




One really sunny day back in March 2012, a Country/Rock legend, Albert Lee, and one of Europe's most dynamic performers, Zelimir, came together to rock the studio with their latest recordings. As these two masterminds united, "JUDY" was born, and she plans to stay around for a while.

On one side we have Albert with his unique guitar sound which has been heard on so many artist's songs. Dolly Parton, The Everly Brothers, Shakin Stevens, Jerry Lee Lewis, Eric Clapton, Emillou Harris, and Joe Cocker are just a few of the artist's albums Albert has graced. On the other side you have a young, explosive European performer, Zelimir, that's ready to rock and show the world that his time is NOW!

Judy is a phenomenal Country/Rock tune that the world is sure to love. From the time it begins, it catches you and transforms you into a dancing machine! Between the guitar and Zelimir's clean, warm and energetic voice, it all enough to make you scream, "Judy lets rock, Judy let's roll!" This song is sure to take the world by storm.
 
THE STORY

"It was March 21st, 2012, a really sunny day in Spring and it turned out to be a very special day in my life.

In the American styled part of Vienna, Austria, a legendary recording session took place at the "Penzing Records Studios".
One of my childhood guitar heroes, a big hearted man and a living Legend, Albert Lee was going to be playing one of my songs for my 1st Album Single: "JUDY".

But, let me start from the beginning…

For the last couple of years, I was performing regularly for the great German and Scandinavian crowds with my Zelimir "King of the night" Shows and with my band in Cyprus, Turkey, Norway, Sweden, Germany... It had been a while since I recorded and released anything new, since I had been concentrating on live shows and touring.

Last year I decided to go for a new album and record something for my soul and sake.
I wrote dozens of songs, and the 1st one I wanted to go out with was JUDY - a happy, merry Country/R'n'R song that all our fans loved when being played live, even though it hadn’t been recorded yet.

Since Shakin' Stevens was one of my first childhood idols, there was one particular song called "HOT DOG", that I used to play hundreds of times on my old record player, listening to that crazy guitar sound and playing. This was one of the best guitar sounds I have ever heard, and I always imagined myself singing that song with THAT guitar player next to me.
So, I decided to do something that I always wanted to do. To be on the same record, rocking right next to the guy that was tweaking that guitar years and years ago in Shakin' Stevens' " HOT DOG " song and many more of Shaky's classics, with living legend himself, Albert Lee.

Albert Lee, legendary guitar player and vocalist that was known to working with only the best:
Dolly Parton, The Everly Brothers, Shakin Stevens, Jerry Lee Lewis, years of playing with Eric Clapton, Emillou Harris, and Joe Cocker, just to name a few.

He was the one that could make this song into something really special for me….

It was very exciting from day one when I contacted Albert's and Hogans Heroes Tour Manager, Sue Hargreaves. She was always very nice and we made all the arrangements in just a few days.
It was a crowded schedule for Albert and his band, but they were to be touring in Austria and Germany during the month of March. It was in close proximity to where I was at the time, and Austria ended up being the chosen destination for our recording session. Everything had to be done very quickly, and organized on a tight schedule since I was also getting ready to leave for Norway for my next Spring tour.

March 21st was the only date that Albert was free for the night, so we arranged, with the help of our Austrian friends, a recording time in "Penzing Records" Studios in Vienna.

I also have to say that It was a lucky coincidence that Albert's show was in the "Linzer Strasse", as well as the studio, and Albert's crew and my crew's hotel.
All the stars aligned so it was simply meant to be...

As we drove to the studio, listening to some nice Country music in my car, He just asked me " Is it a Country/R'n'R, that we're going to record? Because that's what I do and really what I like the most. The nice and clean guitar sound ". I answered that it was, and we continued to the studio as the Sun smiled down, wishing us an unforgettable day that we will all remember forever.

The Tv & Photo crew, Cameras and many of the people who awaited and wanted to see Albert, were ready and waiting in the studio.

I still have to say that It was a miracle how Albert concentrated and recorded his guitars from Heaven beside all those flash lights, cameras and all those people around Him.

But as He is the Best, after a warm welcome, he just took His "Music Man-Albert Lee" signature guitar out of the case, gave it to me to try it out a little bit, and then just put himself into the mood by listening to the song once and said " Let us just have the right sound and we'll be good. I hope this will be what You want ". I told Him that I knew it would be exactly what I wanted!

He recorded the whole song perfectly on the very first take. He got a big applause from all the people that were in the studio, and I was so happy. My childhood hero was right next to me, making me very proud.

He said in a nice warm British tone of his voice:"Should we do another one?", and so we did. Every next take He was moving more, shaking and twisting his leg and playing like a wild beast just let out of a cage. Everybody in the studio was dancing, the Studio owners, some of the local musicians and producers, TV & Photo crew could hardly do their job as they were also dancing. Sue, Albert's friend, also stood up and started taking pictures and dancing around with me. We had a hell of a time.
All of us...

Albert was just playing and playing in his trance with his long hair falling all over his head, making tears of happiness stream down my cheeks.
He plays so smooth, so clever and so fast…simply perfection.
He doesn't use anyone else’s style or technique. He has his own unique sound. He invented it Years ago and It still sounds like something New.
All of us guitar players have something similar to another guitarist in our way of performing, but not Albert , Oh boy, He's got his own exclusive signature style.

Every one of his takes recorded for this song is perfect. Maybe I will let You listen to all those takes one day, as each one is special in its own way.
He was done it in a flash, so Sue, his friend and tour manager, who has always been so kind and sweet, asked Him if He could record another song.

This is where his heart was shown. Many professionals would Say: "Oh, sorry! No, gotta run now, gotta do this, gotta do that, relax and so on…"
But No, He just said without hesitation : "Yes, sure, No problem "…

I want the world to know that not only is he a great guitarist , but he is a wonderful soul with a big heart.

So, He recorded another song of mine "Good Morning My Darling", in the same manner as the last one. Listened to it once, then gave it a couple of shots and that was it. Perfect!
It was exactly what was missing in the song, and now it was complete.

We had a great time, and as we left the studio, the sun was still high in the clouds, smiling to us with the satisfaction of a great day.
Albert waved out to the cameras and with the joy in all our hearts, we left.

Albert Lee is really something special, sent straight from God Himself, to make this world brighter and better with his music.

He is almost 70 years old now, yet still this little "Country Boy" that He wrote years ago, smiling and heavenly playing his guitar.

I hope he will live forever. He will in my heart."

Zelimir Kulisic
Released: 21 August 2012

Written & Produced By ZELIMIR
Vocals Recorded by Lado Les
Mixed by Aaron Chmielewski
Mastering by Andrew Mendelson at the Georgetown Masters
Nashville, TN USA

Recording Session with Albert Lee at the Penzing Records, Vienna
Engineered by Lukas Wiltschko

Official Music Video directed by Lucy Ilarionov
Artwork & layout by Dejan Ilic
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JUDY
Written by Zelimir

I gotta girl, Judy’s her name
She loves me so, I love her the same
She likes the music, always wanna dance
You know, I’ll take you to the dancing
‘cause I love you baby, you’re the BEST!

Judy Let’s ROCK!
Judy Let’s ROLL!
When she hears Rock’n’Roll
Judy Rocks my boat

Judy Let’s ROCK!
Judy Let’s ROLL!
When she hears Rock’n’Roll
Judy Rocks my boat

When she hears that Rock’n’Roll
Judy Rocks my boat

I like the way Judy calls my name
She’s such a sweet thing, always the same
She makes me happy, She’s always there
You know, I’ll take you to the dancing
‘cause I love You, Judy You’re my babe!
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PRESS RELEASE

JUDY Trifecta: Zelimir's New Single Plus TV Special ft. Albert Lee Plus Line Dancing Mania "Judy Likes To Rock"

Long awaited Zelimir's Album Single "Judy" is ready to be downloaded to your gadgets. Enjoy this sexy and playful Country/Rock'n'Roll song and be ready to start dancing to it, just as scores of people around the world already are!

ZELIMIR (Zelimir Kulisic), a singer/songwriter from the city of Novi Sad (Serbia) and currently based in Sweden, has just released a brand new Country/Rock Album Single "Judy", featuring legendary Albert Lee. Zelimir, his team and his worldwide fan base are promoting the heck out of it.

Let’s take a step back and see how it all happened: One sunny day back in April 2012, a Country/Rock legend Albert Lee and one of the Europe's most dynamic performers Zelimir, came together to rock the studio with their latest recordings. As these two masterminds united, “Judy” was born, and she plans to stay around for a while. On one side we have Albert with his unique guitar sound, which has been heard on so many artist's songs such as Dolly Parton, The Everly Brothers, Shakin’ Stevens, Jerry Lee Lewis, Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris, and Joe Cocker, just to name a few. On the other side we have a young, explosive European performer Zelimir, who is ready to rock and show the world that his time is now!

"Judy" is not just catchy, but a sexy and fun Country/Rock tune that the world started to embrace. From the time it begins, it captivates you and transforms you into a dancing machine!

"Judy Likes To Rock!" is a Global Line Dance Mania, spreading like a virus, as we speak. Dozens of videos of a people; all colors, nationalities, ages and genders dancing to their own choreographies to the song. Fans are using nothing but word of mouth and good taste in music to refer it to other people! What is so special about "Judy" is that it is a contemporary original Country/Rock'n'Roll tune, and not just the one that is covering Rock'n'Roll songs from the 50s and 60s. People seem to be recognizing that quality straight away. A lot of soul, a lot of heart, a lot of love went into this song and people feel and respond to it.

According to statistics, "Judy" (feat Albert Lee) by Zelimir has already appeared 139 times on iTunes Country Music Charts! This chart climb happened without actual advertisement on Radio or TV. Judy's highest iTunes Music Chart positions so far are: No.4 in Sweden, No.7 in Netherlands, No.12 in Denmark, No.37 in Finland, No.42 in France, No.84 in the UK, and just got into the German iTunes Charts at No.109, as Z Team just started an official Album Single Promotion in Germany on National TV and Radio.


Zelimir will be recording “Judy” in various languages: Spanish, Swedish, German, and even Chinese.

Zelimir has also released another Album Single, entitled: “Magic”, featuring Norwegian born, Solvor Woll, for which there is a music video, as well.
Another unreleased track entitled "Good Morning My Darling" also has a previously recorded, but as of yet, unreleased music video. Release date to be announced.

During this summer, Zelimir plans to record a new version of Chan Romero's original song from the late 50's, "Hippy Hippy Shake."
This, plus the above mentioned tracks, including "Judy," will be part of Zelimir's upcoming album, planned to be out within the next six months.
All of those are announcements for Zelimir's album, planned to be out in the next 6 months.

Even though originally from Serbia, which is not on Country and Rock'n'Roll music maps; Zelimir's desire and talent to explore and perform Country music lead to "Judy" as the pinnacle of this decade’s long quest. Contrary to common beliefs, Country and Rock'n'Roll music prove not to know boundaries even in Eastern Europe. Once you hear Zelimir performing “JUDY”, you will be in disbelief and in awe that tiny Eastern European country can produce such a talented Country singer. Any of the southern US states would be proud to call him her own.

Maybe we should just shut up and let “Judy” do the singing. Without further ado, Ladies and Gentlemen we give you “JUDY“!

ZELIMIR “JUDY”, Official Music Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJgFPC6LpZk

You can also watch Zelimir and Albert Lee TV Special on youtube, in the process of recording “Judy” in the studio - a real treat for music makers!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-Re9ZmS-IM

"MAGIC", featuring Solvor Woll Official Music Video by Zelimir:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCESmYhrdKo&feature=youtu.be

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