Balança Pema - Monte Style
"Balança Pema" (mp3)
from "Brazil Classics at 20: Anti-aging Solutions Revealed"
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Luaka Bop continues its celebratory love of Brazilian music with the new CD, "Brazil Classics at 20: Anti-aging Solutions revealed" a stellar compilation of fine pop from this iconic series. It was the original Brazil Classics 1 in 1988 that brought the melodies of this nation to a wide American audience courtesy of David Byrne's personal admiration for this flavorful style. 2 decades later, this album gathers together some of its brightest musical gems.
Highlights include the above, a Marisa Monte cover of the Jorge Ben classic, "Balança Pema."
Enjoy and if you want to catch Ben doing the original, watch below.