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Marcos Valle - Nova Bossa Nova

Throughout his astounding six-decade career, infiltrating pop, bossa nova, samba, delicate psychedelia, jazz and funk, Marcos Valle has consistently shown a dogged determination to transcend the traditions and structures of bossa nova, whilst never veering away from the movement’s inherent, fundamental spirit.

Nova Bossa Nova was unveiled at the peak of the Brazilian movement, the record would also prove to be something of a revolution, inspiring a new generation of artists like Bebel Gilberto, Sabrina Malheiros, Da Lata and Bossacucanova, who continued to fuse Brazilian influences with modern electronic sounds. The album takes a panoramic view of Valle’s career, which was so fundamental in defining the standard of bossa back in the Sixties and continues to do so to this day.

Nova Bossa Nova, the album’s title track is an update on Marcos’s trademark style, developing a more modern, funkier sound. Other gems include the dance-floor ready re-work of his 1970 hit ‘Freio Aerodynamico’, and the smooth instrumentals ‘Bar Ingles’, a jazz fusion looper, and the sun-soaked samba ‘Nordeste’. Twenty years since the original release, the album remains a landmark for Far Out Recordings and Brazilian music in general.


1. Novo Visual (New Look)
2. Abandonu (Abandon)
3. Cidade Aberto (Open City)
4. Bahia Blue
5. Nova Bossa Nova (New Bossa)
6. Nordeste (North East)
7. Bar Ingles (English Bar)
8. A Vantage De Rever Voce (Rocking You)


Artist:  Marcos Valle
Label:  Far Out
Condition:  New 
Genre:  Latin, African & World
Format:  Vinyl LP
Cat Number:  FARO 022LPX
Released:  28 September 2018

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