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Musica De Brinquedo

CD (Item 552416) Microservice (Brazil), 2010 — Condition: Used
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A sweet little set from contemporary Brazil – music that's got some slight quirky touches, but a distinctly Brazilian groove overall! Pato Fu mix up older modes with ease – echoes of bossa nova, French 60s pop, and even a bit of Anglo rock – but all filtered together with the creative interplay that you'd find in some of the more compelling Brazilian acts of the past decade or so – particularly some of those who've crossed over nicely to an American audience. The female lead vocals are great light and lovely, in a bossa tradition, but with a nice raspy undercurrent too – and titles include "Frevo Mulher", "Primavera", "Sonifera Ilha", "My Girl", "Love Me Tender", "Twiggy Twiggy", and "Live & Let Die".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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