This album is another chapter in the ongoing "there's-much-more-to-Brazil-than-bossa-nova" sag It's filled with disco-era tracks produced for the Brazilian domestic marketplace, some of which were hits, others which were quite obscure. What binds them all together - besides their common origins, time period and overall musical approach - is the fact that their reputation has been steadily transcending Brazil's borders. This has allowed these tunes to find their place on set lists, wan lists and in the crates of the world's most discerning DJs and tastemakers. Artists like Jorge Ben and Marcos Valle have been legendary and influential for decades, and the duo Robson Jorge & Lincoln Olivetti dominated the Rio studio scene in the '80's before creating huge buzz overseas in recent years. Banda Black Rio and Cassiano are also both household names amongst crate diggers and fans of rare groove. While this album is sure to highlight the work of the artists featured on it, it's main aim is to shine a spotlight on a sound and a style that continues to hypnotize scores of music lovers. Most importantly, it's goal is to get dance floors moving across the world.
Marcos Valle - A Paraiba Nao e Chicago - Marcos Valle
Marcos Valle Estrelar - Marcos Valle
Tarantulas - Saiba Ser Feliz (Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough) - Tarantulas
Painel Del Controle Relax - Painel Del Controle
Robson Robson - Funk-Funk-La - Robson Robson
Tim Maia - Nao Va - Tim Maia
Jorge Ben - Rio Babilonia - Jorge Ben
Emilio Santiago - O Amiga De Nova York - Emilio Santiago
Banda Black Rio - Expresso Madureia - Banda Black Rio
Cassiano - Central Do Brazil - Cassiano
Sandra De Sa - Olhos Coloridos - Sandra De Sá
Tim Maia - Verao Carioca - Tim Maia
Robson Jorge & Lincoln Olivetti - Aleluia - Robson Jorge & Lincoln Olivetti
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.