The group Harlej was formed around 1995. Their musical genre is crazy-rock. The founders Vladimír Šafránek and Antonín Rauer are the authors of many rhythmical melodies which are put together with lyrics by Tomáš Miřacký to give the band their originality. The band is also composed of guitar player Ota Hereš (also a member of the group Alkehol), drummer Daniel Šůra, and bass player Vítek Fiala. In the year 1995 they came out with their debut album Aj mena ou bejby hel.