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Various Artists - Brazil Classics 1: Beleza Tropical - LIMITED 2 LP set on colored vinyl w/ download

Various Artists - Brazil Classics 1: Beleza Tropical - LIMITED 2 LP set on colored vinyl w/ download

$ 42.99

Artist: Various Artists |  Label: Luaka Bop  |  Format: 2xLP  |  Genre: World - Brazil | Album Condition: New  |  Cover Condition: Sealed


Beleza Tropical
Compiled by David Byrne
Luaka Bop Limited 2 LP version on colored vinyl - contains ALL the songs from the original compilation on vinyl for the first time! Black Friday exclusive!

“Some of the artists represented on this compilation were forced into exile from Brazil as a result of sweet sounding songs like these. It is hard for us to imagine this music as being in any way dangerous, but the military regime that ruled Brazil during the late '60s and early '70s found it quite threatening. The combination of lyrics, the re-introduction of Afro-Brazilian rhythms and the electric guitars encouraged and inspired a whole generation in Brazil, much to the dismay of the government of the time. Maybe those songs are a more human form of political pop than our rabble rock epics which often sound too close to national anthems or marches for me. I first heard music like this years ago. I didn't 'get it' then, I couldn't hear it for what it was. Then, years later, I picked up a few LPs by Milton Nascimento and Caetano Veloso. I had no idea what was on them, I was buying blind, as I often do. I guess I was ready, because after that I became kind of obsessed, and every time I went to the record shop, I'd get a couple of Brazilian LPs. Some were great, real seductive ear openers, while others were not at all to my taste. But the gems far outweighed the garbage. I became intrigued by the question: What kind of culture could produce such radical yet beautiful music? - David Byrne

This special edition is NEWLY REMASTERED with a killer lacquer cut by Chris Bellman. David Byrne's legendary compilation that began the Luaka Bop Label - for the first time - complete on 2 LPs!! with new liner notes by Mr. Byrne himself! 
 
Tracks are;

Ponta de Lanca Africano - Jorge Ben
Sonho Meu - Maria Bethania e Gal Costa
So Quero um Zodo - Gilberto Gil
Um Canto de Afoxe Para O Bloco do Lle (Lle Aye) - Caetano Veloso
O Leaozinho - Caetano Veloso
Cacada - Chico Buarque
Calice - Chico Buarque **
Equatorial - Lo Borges **
San Vicente - Milton Nascimento
Quilombo, o el Dorado Negro - Gilberto Gil
Caramba! ...Galileu da Galileia - Jorge Ben **
Caiza de Sol - Nazare Pereira
Maculele - Nazare Pereira **
Queixa - Caetano Veloso 
Andar Com Fe - Gilberto Gil 
Fio Maravilha - Jorge Ben
Anima - Milton Nascimento
Terra - Caetano Veloso

** denotes tracks not on the single vinyl version

NEW SEALED 2 180g LPs w/ thick gatefold jacket on super limited colored vinyl!!
Black Friday exclusive! 


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