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Album Review

This album is more "Brazilian" than the previous Awa Yiô. The pop elements are still here, but they are more discrete in the all-Brazilian production. There are more sambas in an otherwise peaceful release where Lins spares listeners from his somewhat high-pitched vocals, focusing in the medium region. Lins wrote several string arrangements and invited César Camargo Mariano and other musicians to write others, resulting in a dominating orchestral feel. The sambas are "É de Deus," "Camaleão," and the classic "Desde Que O Samba É Samba" (Caetano Veloso). Ballads predominate: the hit "Lembra de Mim," "Te Amo" (with the excellent singer Vânia Bastos), and "Saudade de Casa" (6/8). "Pra Aalegrar Coração de Moça" is a hybrid of four-to-the-bar swing and 2/4 ballad. Romantic sambas-canção also are represented in "Anjo de Mim," "Noturna," and "Será Possível." The also classic blues "Vinte Anos Blues" had its vitality somewhat diluted by the orchestral subtlety. "Bonito" is a beautiful samba-choro, in this re-recording exploring orchestral sounds in a slower tempo.

Biography

Born: 1945 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Genre: Brazilian

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

Renowned as a carioca songwriter, vocalist, and pianist, Ivan Lins recorded several albums for EMI Brasil and Reprise, as well as writing Brazilian standards. Born in 1945, Lins came to fame in Brazil in 1970 when Elis Regina recorded his song "Magdalena" for a hit. His worldwide debut, A Noite, appeared in 1979. Lins' most famous composition, "Love Dance" ("Lembrança"), has been recorded by dozens of jazz artists, including Kenny Burrell, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Nancy Wilson, Mark Murphy, George...
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