Iniciando iTunes Store.Si iTunes no se inicia, haz clic en el icono de la aplicación iTunes en el Dock de Mac o en el escritorio de Windows.Progress Indicator
Abriendo el iBooks Store.Si iBooks no se abre, haz clic en la app iBooks del Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

No encontramos iTunes en este ordenador. Para usar vista previa y comprar música de Badi Assad "Wonderland" de Badi Assad, descarga iTunes ya.

¿Ya tienes iTunes? Haz clic en Ya tengo iTunes, para que sea activado.

I Have iTunes Descarga gratis
iTunes para Mac y PC

Badi Assad "Wonderland"

Abre iTunes para escuchar un fragmento, comprar y descargar música.

Reseña de álbum

One of the most versatile and artistically daring singers and musicians to emerge from Brazil in recent decades, Badi Assad has always kept her admirers on their toes, never giving them a hint of what to expect next. Wonderland, its title inspired by Lewis Carroll's legendary Alice In Wonderland, is no different in that respect: it's full of surprises, both in its luxuriant, floral arrangements and production and its singular conceptual focus on songs that ask why so much in our world has gone just plain wrong, when it would be so simple to flip it over and make it all right. To get her point across, Assad has chosen a number of cover songs taking on uneasy subjects ranging from violence to prejudice to the sometimes futile search for an identity that wears well, among them Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams," Tori Amos' "Black Dove," Vangelis' "One More Kiss, Dear," Asian Dub Foundation's "1000 Mirrors," and pieces by fellow Brazilians such as Lenine, Antonio Carlos Jobim, and others. Assad also contributed material, and in choosing cellist Jacques Morelenbaum, one of the country's most visionary record-makers of the day, to produce, she ensured that her ideas would be taken to fruition with a maximum of creative juices flowing on all sides. Morelenbaum and Assad work closely together to complement the singer's alternately graceful and robust, ever sensual, remarkably flexible jazz-like phrasing with equally bright, sonically rich accompaniments. Bringing in a number of different arrangers, a roomful of both traditional (Brazilian and non-Brazilian) and uncommon instruments (earthenware pitcher, anyone? How about coconuts?), and a couple of guests (Seu Jorge sings on Zé Roberto's "Vacilao"), Badi Assad — who sings in both Portuguese and English here — has succeeded in making a poignant statement without resorting to proselytizing. Although it's stacked with layers of sometimes harsh realities, Wonderland is ultimately, in purely musical terms, a hopeful, sunny, simply wonderful record.


Nacido(a): 1966 en Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Género: Músicas del mundo

Años de actividad: '00s, '10s

Badi Assad is one of Brazil's most talented performers. A heartfelt vocalist who sings in English and Portuguese and is known for her Bobby McFerrin-like improvisations, Assad is also one of the country's truly accomplished guitar players. In 1995, Assad was voted Best Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitarist by editors of Guitar Player, while readers of the magazine named her album Rhythms the Best Classical Album of the Year. Although her earlier albums focused on unique interpretations of songs by songwriters...
Biografía completa
Badi Assad "Wonderland", Badi Assad
Ver en iTunes

Valoraciones de clientes

No hemos recibido suficientes valoraciones para poder mostrar un promedio de este artículo.

Los más influyentes