Category: Portuguese

11th January 2019: Tim Maia – Ela Partiu

Artist: Tim MaiaTitle: Ela Partiu Language: Brazilian Portuguese Translation: She left I love Tim Maia! I have featured one of his songs before on my old blog ( This track is a classic, if somewhat sad. “She left Left and never came back She disappeared, disappeared and never came back.” How could anyone leave Tim, I just don’t understand!

9th January 2019: Elis Regina & Milton Nascimento – Caxangá

Artist: Elis Regina & Milton Nascimento Title: Caxangá Language: Brazilian Portuguese Translation: I believe that Caxangá is a neighbourhood of the city of Recife, which is on the north-east coast of Brazil. This is another beautiful song from Brazil. I’m still not sure how so many talented musicians come from this one country! This lovely musical pair blazed a trail among...

1st April 2018: Buraka Som Sistema – Kalemba (Wegue Wegue)

Artist: Buraka Som Sistema Title: Kalemba (Wegue Wegue) Language: Portuguese (band members from Portugal and Angola) This will get you moving! This is a cool track from 2008, from a Portuguese band with an Angolan hip-hop producer called Carvalho. Typically, just as I discovered this track, I found out that the band are no longer making music. Nooooo! Never mind,...

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