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

Não quero mais amar a ninguém

Lyrics from "Não quero mais amar a ninguém" by Carlos Cachaça, Cartola and Zé da Zilda (Zé com fome), 1936 --- I no longer wish to love anyone I wasn't happy, fate didn't will My first love It died like the flower, yet a bud Leaving thorns that tore up my heart (repeat) A seed… Continue reading Não quero mais amar a ninguém

Maringá

Lyrics from "Maringá" by Joubert de Carvalho (1932), recorded by Gastão Formenti: --- It was in a caravan that the cabocla Maringá ended up being the migrant who caused the greatest stir And along with her came someone who begged that she never forget the caboclo who stayed behind In days of old, an unrivaled joy… Continue reading Maringá