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Bom Tempo

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Download links and information about Bom Tempo by Sérgio Mendes / Sergio Mendes. This album was released in 2010 and it belongs to Electronica, House, Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Jazz, Rock, Dancefloor, World Music, Latin, Dance Pop genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 46:10 minutes.

Artist: Sérgio Mendes / Sergio Mendes
Release date: 2010
Genre: Electronica, House, Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Jazz, Rock, Dancefloor, World Music, Latin, Dance Pop
Tracks: 12
Duration: 46:10
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Emorio (feat. Carlinhos Brown & Nayanna Holley) 3:49
2. Maracatu Atomico (feat. Seu Jorge) 3:08
3. You and I 3:50
4. Ye-Me-Le 3:25
5. Magalenha (feat. Carlinhos Brown) 3:55
6. Orpheus (Quiet Carnival) 3:42
7. Pais Tropical 3:13
8. Maracatu (Nation of Love) [feat. Gracinha Leporace & Seu Jorge] 4:18
9. The Real Thing (feat. Katie Hampton) 4:27
10. Caminhos Cruzados (feat. Gracinha Leporace) 3:58
11. Caxanga (feat. Milton Nascimento) 4:41
12. Só Tinha de Ser Com Você (feat. Gracinha Leporace) 3:44

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Brazilian bandleader and keyboardist Sergio Mendes made a splash in the United States in the ‘60s with his group Brasil ‘66. Mendes combined bossa nova rhythms, sharp arrangements, and breezy vocals to create effervescent pop hits such as “Mas Que Nada” and “Fool On the Hill.” His music is certainly Brazilian, but his work has a highly accessible quality that is designed to cross borders. The Carlinhos Brown-penned “Magalenha” sports vocals and rapping by the songwriter, and features a snazzy arrangement that nods toward Michael Jackson. “Maracatu (Nation of Love)” cruises along in classic Mendes fashion as Seu Jorge’s deep, rough voice complements the smooth vocals of Gracinha Leporace, Mendes’ wife. An inventive chart by Scott Mayo employs clarinets, saxophones, and flutes in elegant ways. Mayo also contributes a nice arrangement to Stevie Wonder’s “The Real Thing,” which finds Katie Hampton on vocals. Any appearance by Milton Nascimento is a good thing, and here he sings a version of his classic “Caxanga,” which he also co-arranged.