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Abraçaço / Abracaco


Download links and information about Abraçaço / Abracaco by Caetano Veloso. This album was released in 2014 and it belongs to Rock, World Music, Latin genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 50:43 minutes.

Artist: Caetano Veloso
Release date: 2014
Genre: Rock, World Music, Latin
Tracks: 11
Duration: 50:43
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No. Title Length
1. A Bossa Nova É Foda 3:51
2. Um Abraçaço 3:44
3. Estou Triste 5:12
4. O Império da Lei 4:05
5. Quero Ser Justo 3:49
6. Um Comunista 8:29
7. Funk Melódico 4:36
8. Vinco 5:39
9. Quando o Galo Cantou 3:46
10. Parabéns 3:04
11. Gayana 4:28



The third and best in a trilogy of stripped-down albums where the Brazilian legend is backed by a young rock trio, Abracaco (which means “Big Hug”) follows up 2007’s noisy Ce and 2009’s sensual and funky Zii e Zie. The new one, which was actually released outside the U.S. in 2012, leans more toward the second album in tone while also referencing some of the imaginative weirdness that marks Veloso’s classic ‘60s Tropicalia work—the rhythmic “Parabens” and the odd-metered and imaginatively arranged “Funk Melodico” in particular. The opener, “A Bossa Nova E Foda,” is more streamlined, and the soft samba rock of “O Imperio da Lei” is pleasant but expected, as is the rock snarl (in the spirit of Ce) of “Um Abracaco.” There are also several excellent songs where Veloso’s soft, vulnerable voice gets room to stretch: the intimate “Estou Triste,” the bluesy “Vinco," and the droney “Gayana” offer the best of what this combination of voice and a minimalist small band has to offer. This is Caetano Veloso reinvigorated, ending this phase on a high note.