Croatian singer Vesna Pisarović was born on April 9, 1978 in the Bosnian town of Brčko (then Yugoslavia), but grew up in Požega, Croatia. From her earliest childhood she attended a music school, where she played the flute, sang in choirs and participated in various music contests. In the mid-1990s she moved to Zagreb, Croatia, where she continued her musical career. She began singing in clubs and writing songs. In 1997, while performing at the Croatian festival Zadarfest, she met Milana Vlaović. Vlaović started to write songs for Vesna.