Saturday, December 23, 2017
The Sao Paulo Tapes
Monica Vasconcelos: "The Sao Paulo Tapes. Brazilian Resistance Songs" (Movas 2017) is finally in the house. This crowdfunded release has been mentioned several times in the blog, since it is produced by Robert Wyatt.
The oldest song is from 1966 and the newest from 1981, and all are sung by Monica Vasconcelos.
I don´t understand the lyrics here (except for the one in English), but the liner notes are good, and the beautiful singing and melodies works anyway!
I got my copy from Amazon, but you may get it over at Monica Vasconcelos´ site too.
Musicians: Ife Tolentino (g), Liam Noble (p), Andres Lafone (b), Yaron Stavi (b) and Marius Rodrigues (dr).
And after Alessandro´s comment even I may try to understand:
"If you don't understand the lyrics, you can find them all translated into English here: