Ana Frango ElÚtrico - Little Electric Chicken Heart | RECORD STORE DAY
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DISC: 1

1. Saudade
2. Promessa E Previsoes
3. Se No Cinema
4. Tem Certeza?
5. Chocolate
6. Vinheta
7. Torturadores
8. Devia Ter Ficado Menos
9. Caspa

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Here at Mr Bongo we have been inundated with people asking us to reissue this release. Ana Frango El├ętrico's petit cult classic masterpiece 'Little Electric Chicken Heart' from 2019, which was only ever released on vinyl and CD in Brazil and Japan, has fast become a collector's item.Well received by fans, DJs, and reviewers on release, The Needle Drop expressed "Ana Frango El├ętrico's authentically vintage fusion of chamber pop, rock, samba and jazz is a real blast!" listing it as one of it's Top 50 Albums of 2019. The album's reputation has been slowly building ever since, gaining a Latin Grammy nomination in 2020, and now solidly cementing itself as a gem of contemporary Brazilian music. Across the albums nine tracks, Ana blends elements and influences from MPB, Tropic├ília, indie rock, punk and pop, forging them together with a sumptuous dose of her signature style. The finesse of 'Saudade' kicks off the LP, one of Ana's most known tracks to a non-Brazilian audience. A sublime opener, beginning with a spellbinding piano solo before transcending into a beautiful dream-laden slice of warmth, complete with luscious jazzy horns and deft vocal delivery. 'Promessa e previsoes' follows, the only track on the album not to be written by Ana, instead being penned by Chico Fran├ža. It's a swelling and sweeping twilight groover, building and breaking across absorbing peaks.Other highlights on the album include the anthemic 'Chocolate', which was a firm favourite with a packed sing-along crowd when we heard Ana perform it live. Elsewhere, 'Se No Cinema' hits with it's quirky allure, charm and catchy melodies before transforming into a carnival spirit. Tapping into the richness of Brazil's new wave of musical energy, the album also includes a heavyweight lineup of collaborations with artists such as Dora Morelenbaum (Bala Desejo), Tim Bernardes, Antonio Neves and Guilherme Lirio to name but a few. A short, sweet and refreshing record, that leaves nothing to waste, marrying playful ideas with poignant themes. 'Little Electric Chicken Heart' is a future classic and will beguile fans of '70s Brazilian recordings, Gal Costa, Mac DeMarco, Stereolab, Superorganism, Caetano Veloso and more.