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Lero-Lero by Luisa Maita
Released: Jul 2010
Label: Cumbancha
Another year, another sultry Brazilian singer? Well, yes and no. Maita's got a lot of the trappings: the velvet voice, the Afro-Brazilian rhythms on ice; like so many before her, she is Jobim's spiritual daughter. But did Jobim ever sing about a favela drug dealer seducing a married woman? Or motorcycle delivery boys risking their lives and girls dancing to baile funk in the favelas? That's when you realize that Maita's not just another pretty voice; she's a pretty voice with a point of view, one that's delicately urban and modern -- and maybe even a little bit political inside the poetics.
Sarah Bardeen

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