Mad Heads – Smereka

Written by Ian Bearder

A funny cartoon by Madtwins for Ukrainian punk/ska/rock band Mad Heads XL. All characters are real people and the story takes place in the Carpathian mountains, starting in Kolomyia.  Featuring: George, Semen, Naza and Mad Heads band. Guest stars: Mike Ness, Emir Kusturica and Pipi (watch carefully at the end where main character getting back to Carpathians).

Smereka is a popular traditional ukrainian song and tune is a cover of Manu Chao‘s Pinoccio.


About the author

Ian Bearder

Ian has been living in Kyiv on-and-off since 2009 and he launched Kyiv.Cool in 2014 to promote the lighter side of life in Ukraine's crazy capital. He doesn't just love Kyiv - he feels genuinely sorry for people who don't live here.
If he's not out on his bike, he's normally wandering in Podil or exploring some forgotten corner of the city.