Bahia com H (feat. Hugo Fattoruso): Vinyl LP
Maria de Fatima

Bahia com H (feat. Hugo Fattoruso): Vinyl LP

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Release Date: 13th May

Pop me in nothing but white linen and put a glass of something chilled, fruity and sharp in my hand, I'm on the beach, I'm staring out at the sea, my feet dipped in yellow sands and vibrating off this Brazilian folk bossanova with the legendary Hugo Fattoruso on synths. A much needed reissue of a Brazilian holy grail.

For those who dig: Gilberto Gil, Arthur Verocai, Flora Purim, Marcos Valle...

- One of the finest albums of Brazilian music recorded out of the country sees its first vinyl reissue.
- Officially licensed, sound from the analogue master tapes.
- Original artwork in gatefold cover.
- 12-page booklet with previously unseen pictures and liner notes by producer and Grammy voting member Arnaldo de Souteiro.

Ethereal, sensual, subtle. Maria de Fátima is that new favourite singer you think you just discovered, but had actually always been there. This Brazilian muse from Tijuca (Rio de Janeiro) has worked and recorded with artists such as Milton Nascimento, Gilberto Gil, Arthur Verocai, Airto Moreira & Flora Purim, Chico Buarque and Lincoln Olivetti amongst many others.

We're immensely proud to bring you a deluxe reissue of her only solo album Bahia com H. Recorded in 1981 in Uruguay where Maria had settled with her then husband and synthesizer wizard Hugo Fattoruso (OPA), who also takes on production duties. The album combines Maria's own compositions with her unique takes on some Brazilian classics by Ary Barroso, Denis Brean and Gilberto Gil amongst others, compositions which gain a new significance with Maria's ethereal interpretation and the blended elements of Candombe, in part provided by the all-star line-up of Uruguayan musicians recruited for the recording.

First reissue on vinyl format, preserving the original artwork in its gatefold sleeve, with sound sourcedfrom the original analogue tapes, and with a 12-page booklet with photos from Maria's private archive and liner notes by the mighty producer, journalist, Grammy voting member and living jazz encyclopedia Arnaldo de Souteiro.

1. Toda Menina Baiana
2. Você 03:28
3. Movimento dos Barcos
4. Coisas Estranhas
5. Bahia com H
6. O Tabuleiro da Baiana
7. Candombe Brasileiro-Montevideano
8. São João Xangô Menino
9. Três Pontas

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