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Love Celebration Devotion (aka Amor Festa Devocao – Ao Vivo)

CD (Item 571843) Biscoito Fino/DRG, 2010 — Condition: New Copy
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List Price: 17.98
(€13.59 || £10.82 || ¥1991) (approx.)
4.60 2

Lovely live work from Maria Bethania – proof again that a concert setting often brings out her best! The album's got a title that links it to her recent double album – but the overall nature of the performance is much more all-encompassing – older songs mixed with newer ones, delivered in a style that's surprisingly intimate, even at the few points when the backings get somewhat large. Jamie Alem handles the arrangements – in the best modes he's used on other records with Bethania, but with a fair bit of acoustic guitar upfront in the mix – and titles include "Tua", "Fonte", "Curare", "Saudade", "Reconvexo", "Encanteria", "Santa Barbara", "Linha De Caboclo", "E O Amor Outra Vez", "Olho De Lince", and "Guriatan". 36 tracks on 2CDs.  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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