Production team multi-instrumentalist Lars Bartkuhn happens to speak Portuguese, so we weren't surprised when he and Sao Paulo's Bruno Morais began a lifting tune that references Portela's old school of samba, with added exuberance by Anya on the chorus. Check your raincoats at the door.
from Various Assets - Not For Sale: Red Bull Music Academy Seattle 2005,
released January 1, 2006
Written by Alvaiade (BRA); produced by Bruno Morais (BRA) & Vitamin D (USA); additional production by Lars Bartkuhn (GER); arranged by Bruno Morais; recorded by Erik Breuer (GER), Tony Nwachukwu (GBR) & Lars Bartkuhn; engineered by Erik Breuer; guitar by Lars Bartkuhn; acoustic guitar by Rafael Fuca (USA); bass by Felipe Berthen (USA); percussion by Adam Wright (NZL); scratches by Andreas Sticken (GER); backing vocals by Andrea Stuart (FRA); beats by Vitamin D; vocals by Bruno Morais
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