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by Judy Cantor-Navas

June 11, 2014

World Cup Album Collection

by Judy Cantor-Navas  |  June 11, 2014

Brazil's status as both a soccer and music superpower has resulted in the biggest, grooviest World Cup soundtrack of all time. Get ready to watch the beautiful game with album selections that include new releases from Fatboy Slim and Brazilian supergroup Sonzeira, featuring Seu Jorge; funky futebol classics from Jorge Ben Jor; and a set of electro-Brazilian lounge tracks from Bebel Gilberto, BossaCucaNova and more.

One Love, One Rhythm -- The Official 2014 FIFA World Cup Album

Pitbull, JLo, Santana, Wyclef and Avicii lead the official World Cup music team.

Various Artists, Ginga: The Sound of Brazilian Football

Set the tone for World Cup watching with this set of great stadium-friendly samba tracks.

Sonzeira, Brasil Bam Bam Bam

DJ Gilles Peterson recruited a supergroup of Brazilian artists for this authentic salute to the home country.

Fatboy Slim presents Bem Brasil

Visceral beats and samples from Brazilian greats set up the soundtrack for massive World Cup parties.

Cláudia Leitte, Axe Music

Hear hits from the singer who joins Pitbull and JLo on the official World Cup song, recorded live in her native land.

Studio Rio Presents: The Brazil Connection

"Walk on By," "Sexual Healing," "It's Your Thing" and other classics get the bossa nova treatment.

Various Artists, World Cup Fever 2014

Artists from Iggy Pop to Jimmy Cliff to bossa nova bassist Ed Lincoln show up on this random but entertaining pregame set.

Various Artists, Six Degrees of Brazil, Vol. 2

Electro-Brazilian lounge from Bebel Gilberto, BossaCucaNova, Céu and more.

The One World Ensemble, International Football Anthems, National Songs of 60 Great Soccer Nations

Be a good sport and show your respect to all the flags with this compilation of national anthems from around the globe.

Jorge Ben Jor, Football & Samba Groove Association

The title says it all. The funkiest football classics from a Brazilian master.

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