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Label: Pläne - 88617/8 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Germany • Genre: Latin • Style: MPB
Once the name got accepted by its fans, brega music became a trend and won a wide audience. Many artists belong to this genre, although its fame was consolidated by Waldick Soriano. I really had a hard time to choose just a few among the many great songs of this period. Over the years, the song would be increasingly credited to its author, overshadowing the success of the first version by Simonal. Composer and performer with 50 years of sucessful career, Toquinho has to date 84 records released, over compositions and about 8, shows in Brazil and abroad.
Workers though, would spend endless Voce Abusou - Various - Stars Of Brasil at the constructions and earned very little. This was also a period when censorship hampered artistic freedom of expression.
Fearing persecution, Chico Buarque spent a brief period of exile in Italy; but longing his beloved Brazil, he returned determined to show his disagreement with the situation. And he managed to create a masterpiece.
The character of the song leaves the house, kisses his wife and children and goes to work. The stanzas are repeated three times, with some keywords being changed position; these changes make the understanding of the lyrics ambiguous as it is not clear whether the worker dies as a result of the bad working conditions or he commits suicide, desperate in the face of his scant life prospect. Latin pop superstar Roberto Carlos is a major figure in Brazil — and worldwide: his popularity as romantic ballad singer is perhaps rivalled only by Julio Iglesias.
During the 60s he initiated a major revolution; in a period when the Beatles were taking over the world, Carlos became their Brazilian counterpart as the leader of the Jovem Guarda.
Gal Costa is a star that keeps shining for over 5 decades. Back in the 70s, things were not easy for Gal. Directed by Wally Solomon, the show was recorded in her outstanding double album Fa-Tal. Always innovative and open-minded, Jorge Ben has been a member of most of the important movements Aftermath - Various - Pioneers Of The Hypnotic Groove 20th Brazilian popular music.
His elaborate lyrics, often with literary references he was an admirer of Franz Kafka Voce Abusou - Various - Stars Of Brasil not Voce Abusou - Various - Stars Of Brasil much commercial success. Nevertheless, his enormous talent and his irreverent manners were invariably praised by critics and a selected public.
San Vicente is one of his greatest classics; it has become an anthem, both in Brazil and other Latin America countries. Recorded in in the double collective album Clube da Esquinait is, without any doubt, one of the most beautiful songs of the Brazilian popular songbook. Os Novos Baianos is regarded as one of the most important and revolutionary groups in Brazilian music.
They had a primordial role in the fusion of rock with Brazilian folklore rhythms, helping along the evolution of MPB. This song belongs to their third record, Novos Baianos F. His expressive and existentialist discography was heavily marked by his collaboration with the outstanding novelist Paulo Coelho. He has managed to remain highly successful from the beginning of his career in the 70s till nowadays, not only in Brazil, but also abroad -particularly in Spanish-speaking countries.
During his long career he has recorded in several countries and collaborated with many international artists, leading to the release of -so far- 35 albums the last one in This song belongs to his debut album, Manera Fru Fru, Manera.
Nelson Cavaquinho is -together with Cartola- the most talented and prolific samba composer: he left compositions that have been recorded by some of the greatest interpreters of Brazilian music. Its tone is typical of the pair, usually pessimistic about love and life. Appreciated for their particular blend of traditional samba and humor, Os Originais do Samba became a commercial success, achieving three gold records during their long-lasting career.
Their fame in Brazil extended abroad: they were the first samba group to perform and record at the Olympia in Paris; they also performed in the USA.
The element of water is a metaphor for a rebirth, a promise of life. Both the lyrics and music have a constant downward progression much like the water torrent from the rain. Musician and songwriter known Voce Abusou - Various - Stars Of Brasil his humorous and ironic musical style, Tim Maia is regarded as one of the biggest icons of Brazilian music. This song belongs to his fifth album, Tim Maia Racional Vol. She was the first female singer in Brazil to sell overcopies Voce Abusou - Various - Stars Of Brasil a record, and at the peak of her career she would sell more than a million copies of each album she released.
She died in at the age of Penny In The Bucket - Christian Death - Death Box (Box Set) years old; nevertheless, she remains one of the most popular singers in Brazil.
Cartola is one of the most wronged cases of Brazilian music: he became known only at Frizz - Musik Von Frizz age, although his songs had been often recorded by other singers. This particular song, sophisticated and delicate as most of his songs, was released in his masterful second disc Cartola II.
The song has a deeply passionate tone, although there are many interpretations of its lyrics. Elis Regina is certainly one of the most talented singers to emerge from Brazil, often deemed the greatest Brazilian singer of all times. Written during the last years of a military dictatorship, it is a deeply metaphoric, poetic song, not easy to understand on a first read.
Her album No Pagode is considered a masterpiece, and featured this song, her biggest hit of all time. Post to Cancel.