segunda-feira, 22 de novembro de 2010

Salomé De Bahia - Brasil

Paris-based Brazilian chanteuse Salomé de Bahia came to the international dancefloor via Bob Sinclair, the hip French producer and head of the cosmopolitan Yellow Productions label.
The spicy charm of Salomé de Bahia's feathered headdress and mile-wide smile comes through loud and clear on her second album, the vacation you can stick in your CD player that is Brasil. Seamlessly joined together with spoken word interludes and masterfully produced by Parisian hipster Bob Sinclair, the album incorporates a wide range of Brazilian flavors with a true disco attitude. This is dance music, and Brazil through the eyes of France, but it's organic if not authentic and electronica doesn't even enter the picture. Salomé herself is a brassy version of early Grace Jones with just a touch of Josephine Baker but hardly a hint of diva. Easygoing numbers like "Lanca Perfume" round out her character while her version of "Copacabana" yes, that "Copacabana" gives her a cheeky brush of camp that's entirely infectious. Most of the tunes here save "Brigitte Bardot," which is too bubbly for its own good are meaty, three of them coming from the songbook of Brazilian legend Jorge Ben. A full disco orchestra with sizeable chorus backs her up, keeping with the cabaret and revue upbringing that's the heart of de Bahia's style. Her Portuguese version of Stevie Wonder's "Another Star," "Outro Lugar," is the sparkling highlight, but "Taj Mahal," "Cada Vez," will all the keep the party alive. Brasil smiles at you, hands you a cold caipirinha, and winks at you with every twirl of its colorful skirt.

The full lenght album was released in 2005 under Tommy Boy Label.
Salomé De Bahia - Brasil rar.
1.Taj Mahal
2.País Tropical
3.Festa Para Um Rei Negro
4.Mas Que Nada
5.Lança Perfume
6.Fio Maravilha
8.Cada Vez
9.Brigitte Bardot
11.Mambo Bacan
12.Você Abusou
13.Bossa Rio
14.Outro Lugar

3 comentários:

  1. Great post! I definitely enjoyed reading your post about the album.

  2. Hello
    Is it 320kbps?


  3. Yes all are 320kbps except the remix of Taj Mahal is 256kbps