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Gilberto Gil

Refavela [Import]

Refavela [Import]

Polysom | CAT #: 33325-1

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KEY FEATURES

  • 1977 Brazilian/Reggae album from Gilberto Gil
  • Pressed on 180-Gram Black Vinyl
  • Includes hits "Samba do aviao" and "Rafavela"!

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ARTIST: Gilberto Gil
LABEL: Polysom
CAT NO: 33325-1
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GENRE / STYLE:

  • Latin
  • Funk / Soul

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"Rafavela" by Gilberto Gil is a striking fusion of Brazilian music and reggae, released in 1977. The album is a testament to Gil's musical versatility and his ability to bridge cultural divides.

Throughout "Rafavela," listeners are treated to a captivating blend of rhythmic Brazilian percussion and reggae's signature grooves. Gil's soothing voice complements the music beautifully, adding depth to the album's themes of unity and social consciousness.

Standout tracks like "Samba do aviao" and the title track "Rafavela" are infectious and uplifting, showcasing Gil's commitment to musical experimentation and social commentary. The album's cross-cultural exploration is a testament to Gil's visionary approach to music.

"Rafavela" remains a testament to Gilberto Gil's enduring influence on global music, showcasing his ability to transcend genres and deliver a message of unity through the universal language of music. It's a vibrant and socially relevant album that continues to resonate with audiences worldwide.

TRACKLIST

1. Refavela
2. Ilé Ayê
3. Aqui E Agora
4. Norte Da Saudade
5. Babá Alapalá
6. Sandra
7. Samba Do Avião
8. Era Nova
9. Balafon
10. Patuscada De Gandhi

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