Futuros Amantes

Lyrics from "Futuros Amantes" by Chico Buarque (1993) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCRXqukn688 (After the song in this video Chico comments on Brazilian songs about love and heartbreak, mentioning some of his favorites.) -- Don't get flustered, nothing needs to happen right now Love's in no hurry, it can wait in silence Buried deep in a bureau In the poste-restante Millennia,… Continue reading Futuros Amantes


Lyrics from "Lígia" by Tom Jobim (1972) --- Good Audio Version (João Gilberto) --- I've never dreamed of you, I've never gone to the movies I don't like samba, I don't go to Ipanema I don't like rain, I don't like sun I never called you up, why, if I knew? I never attempted -… Continue reading Lígia

Quando o Carnaval Chegar

Lyrics from "Quando o Carnaval Chegar" by Chico Buarque (1972) --- Good Audio Version (Chico Buarque) --- For those who see me just standing there, distant Who guarantee I don't know how to samba I'm saving myself for when Carnival comes I'm just watching, knowing, feeling, hearing - and I can't speak I'm saving myself… Continue reading Quando o Carnaval Chegar