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Arara

CD (Item 633046) A&M, 1989 — Condition: Used
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There's a parrot on the cover, and the album's got a slightly more Brazilian feel than some of Sergio Mendes' other albums of the 80s – almost a return to the mix of soul and bossa grooves that Mendes was cutting back in the early part of the 70s! Brazilian influences abound here – not just in the rhythms and instrumentation, but also in the songwriting – which is done by Jorge Ben, Ivan Lins, Gilberto Gil, and Dori Caymmi. Vocals are also in an older Mendes mode too – not entirely the style of the Brasil 66 years, but often compressed together sweetly in a really great way. Singers include Siedah Garrett, Anna Della Espriella, Maxie Anderson, Gracinha Leporace, Angie Jaree, and others – and titles include "Surrender", "Balafon", "Cinnamon & Clove", "Nightlife", "Some Morning", "Mas Que Nada", "Sarara", "Toucan's Dance", and "The Island".  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
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