CHICO BUARQUE – Construção (1971)

Construção (1971) is the eighth studio album by Brazilian singer-songwriter Chico Buarque. It was composed in periods between Buarque's exile in Italy and his return to Brazil. Lyrically, the album is loaded with criticisms of the Brazilian military dictatorship, especially with regard to the censorship imposed by the government at the time. It is widely… Continue lendo CHICO BUARQUE – Construção (1971)


CHICO BUARQUE – Apesar de Você

"Apesar de Você" is a song written by Brazilian singer-songwriter Chico Buarque in 1970. The song, which implicitly approaches the suppression of freedom during the military dictatorship, was banned from being performed on Brazilian radio by the military government. However, it would be released eight years later, at the end of General Ernesto Geisel's government.… Continue lendo CHICO BUARQUE – Apesar de Você

How Brazil’s Music Hid Protest Inside Harmony – CHARLES CORNELL The Subversive Songs of Bossa Nova:Tom Jobim in the Era of Protest Irna Priore and Chris Stover Analytical Approaches to World MusicVol. 3, No. 2. Published November 22, 2014. BOSSA NOVA flourished in Brazil at the end of the 1950s. This was a time of rapid development and economic prosperity in the country, following President… Continue lendo How Brazil’s Music Hid Protest Inside Harmony – CHARLES CORNELL

MÔNICA SALMASO & CHICO BUARQUE – João e Maria Agora eu era o heróiE o meu cavalo só falava inglêsA noiva do cowboy era você além das outras trêsEu enfrentava os batalhões, os alemães e seus canhõesGuardava o meu bodoque e ensaiava o rock para as matinês Agora eu era o reiEra o bedel e era também juizE pela minha lei a gente… Continue lendo MÔNICA SALMASO & CHICO BUARQUE – João e Maria