Rosa Passos Rosa

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  • Originally Released: 2006
  • Label: Telarc

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Global Rhythm (Publication) (p.43) - Ranked #7 in Global Rhythm's "Top 10 Albums Of 2006" -- "ROSA is bossa nova in its purest form..."

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Duas Contras
  • Buy for $0.992.Eu Nao Existo Sem Voce
  • Buy for $0.993.Sutilezas
  • Buy for $0.994.Ate Quem Sabe
  • Buy for $0.995.Olthos Nos Olthos
  • Buy for $0.996.Sentado a Beira Do Caminho
  • Buy for $0.997.Molambo
  • Buy for $0.998.Jardim
  • Buy for $0.999.Demasiado Blue
  • Buy for $0.9910.Desilusion
  • Buy for $0.9911.Edredon de Seda
  • Buy for $0.9912.Nao Sei O que Acontece
  • Buy for $0.9913.Detalhe
  • Buy for $0.9914.Fusion
  • Buy for $0.9915.Inverno

Product Description:

Personnel: Rosa Passos (vocals, guitar).
Audio Mixer: Al Schmitt.
Liner Note Author: Carlos Galilea.
Recording information: Studio 54, Barsilia, Brazil.
Photographer: Nacho Gonz lez.
Arranger: Rosa Passos.
Brazilian singer, songwriter, and guitarist Rosa Passos is known worldwide for her stunning voice and her interpretations of classics as well as her own originals. Her last two records reflect this: 2004's Amorosa was a tribute to Joao Gilberto, while 2005's Rosa por Rosa was a collection of Passos' own songs. So it's nice, then, that her subsequent effort, Rosa, contains some of both. The album is, in short, reflective of what she is, a combination of the past and present. It's simple, too, in that perfect way: just her and her guitar and 15 tracks to show them off. The sound throughout the record is very consistent, with Passos' smooth, sensuous voice coupled with the warm tones of her guitar. It produces a very welcoming effect, and the two instruments complement each other so well that there almost seems to be something missing during the opener, an a cappella version of Garoto's "Duas Contas." It's a lovely piece, but everything sounds better, and more natural, when her guitar enters into the next song, Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Eu Nao Existo sem Vocˆ," to accompany her. The timbres of the two voices blend together sweetly, bringing the listener into the lush harmonies of a Brazilian winter. The first half of Rosa consists mostly of covers, including a stunning Portuguese version of Henri Salvador's "Jardin D'Hiver" (called simply "Jardim" here) and an equally good interpretation of "Sentado … Beira do Caminho," while in the second part of the album she moves into originals. There are two previously unreleased songs from the 1960s co-written with her first lyricist, Fernando de Oliveira ("Demasiado Blue" and "Detahle") as well as two songs in Spanish, "Desilisi¢n" and "Fusi¢n." It's a compelling, unadorned, thoughtful mix, a beautiful representation of an important and talented contemporary Brazilian musician. ~ Marisa Brown

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  • UPC: 089408364624
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