Šarlo akrobata were a seminal rock band from Belgrade, Serbia, often categorized as late punk or New Wave, with a particularly arty attitude. Short-lived but extremely influential, the threepiece left an indelible mark on the entire music scene of former Yugoslavia. Šarlo Akrobata's roots are found in a band named Limunovo drvo, formed in the late 1970s by Milan Mladenovi? and Gagi Mihajlovi?. The duo laboured for two years in the melodic hard rock waters before realizing they were headed nowhere.