São Paulo Confessions

São Paulo Confessions is an album by the Serbian-born musician Suba—his musical account of life in that humid, foggy, and manic megalopolis.

São Paulo Confessions
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Studio album by
Released1999 (1999)
RecordedWah-Wah Studio (GFI Overseas)
Genreelectronic, Latin, acid jazz, downtempo
Length61:16
LabelZiriguiboom
ProducerSuba
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
Alternative Press4/5[2]
Rolling Stone[3]
Uncut[4]

Core musicians on the album are then 21-year-old vocalist Cibelle, and veteran percussionist João Parahyba; additional musicians include mangue band Mestre Ambrósio, and guitarists Roberto Frejat (then frontman of Barão Vermelho), Edgard Scandurra of Ira!, and André Geraissatti, and vocalists Katia B., Taciana, Joana Jones and Arnaldo Antunes.

ReceptionEdit

The album was included in the publication 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.

Track listingEdit

Written by: Tom Jobim (track 6), Antunes (track 10), Béco (track 8), Cibelle (track 8), Katia B. (track 4), Suba (tracks 1 to 5, 7 to 12), Taciana (tracks 1 and 2), Vinicius De Moraes (track 6)

  1. Tantos Desejos (So Many Desires) - 4:27
  2. Você Gosta (I Know What You Like) - 4:20
  3. Na Neblina (In the Fog) - 4:43
  4. Segredo (Secret) - 4:03
  5. Antropófagos (Cannibals) - 6:22
  6. Felicidade (Happiness) - 4:21
  7. Um Dia Comum (Em SP) (A Normal Day (In São Paulo)) - 4:59
  8. Sereia (Mermaid) - 6:00
  9. Samba Do Gringo Paulista (Paulista Gringo's Samba) - 4:49
  10. Abraço (Embrace) - 5:05
  11. Pecados da Madrugada (Sins Before Dawn) - 5:05
  12. A Noite Sem Fim (The Endless Night) - 7:02

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vallier, John. "São Paulo Confessions – Suba". AllMusic. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Suba: São Paulo Confessions". Alternative Press (142): 107–08. May 2000.
  3. ^ Ratliff, Ben (17 February 2000). "Suba: São Paulo Confessions". Rolling Stone: 58.
  4. ^ "Suba: São Paulo Confessions". Uncut (32): 92. January 2000.

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