Gilberto Gil continues his exploration of Caribbean-styled rhythms here – working in a sunny space that's a bit different from his earlier work, especially some of his more electric or intimate sets of a decade ago. The style here is one that suits Gil's aging vocals well – as his presentation of the lyrics is a nice contrast to some of the brighter sounds from the instrumentation – music that's possibly a bit sweeter and sunnier overall, leaving Gilberto in a position to provide the real depth and soul of the record. Production is by Liminha, and titles include "Os Pais", "Outros Viram", "Cano", "Maquina De Ritmo", "O Oco Do Mundo", "Nao Grude Nao", "Formosa", "Olho Magico", and "Guiexa No Tatame". (European pressing.) © 1996-2015, Dusty Groove, Inc.
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