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Album Review

Milton was recorded in 1970, one year before Milton Nascimento's and Lô Borges' famous collaboration Clube da Esquina. The sound, production, and musical orientation of Milton is very similar to the Clube da Esquina album. It is an elegant mix of slightly Beatlesque pop, soul, and folk music from the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. The music also displays the type of dreamy soundscape so typical of the early work of Nascimento and Borges. Just as on other albums Nascimento recorded during this period, the songs are co-written by his friends and musical partners Borges, Márcio Borges, Fernando Brandt, Ronaldo Bastos, and Toninho Horta. There is no real weak point here — all songs are solid, though five songs are worth extra mention. "Para Lennon e McCartney" and "Alunar" are two typically melodic and harmonious compositions written by the two Borges brothers, spiced up with characteristic psychedelic guitar play. "Clube da Esquina," "Durango Kid," and "Canto Latino" are beautiful, intricate ballads which gain extra ornamentation from exquisite flute, piano, and electric organ tones. ~ Philip Jandovský, Rovi

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Born: June 29, 1942 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Genre: MPB

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

A leader of the Tropicalia movement in Brazil in 1967 and 1968, along with artists like Caetano Veloso and Gal Costa, Gilberto Gil and other musicians mixed native styles with rock and folk instruments. Because Gil fused samba, salsa, and bossa nova with rock and folk music, he's recognized today as one of the pioneers in world music. A multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter, Gil joined his first group, the Desafinados, in the mid-'50s and by the beginning of the '60s was earning a living as...
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