Uns

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All Music Guide - Alvaro Neder
Uns opens with the swinging title track, with its rhythmic poetry based in the word that means "some people," opening endless possibilities: "Musical" is a melancholic and delicate melody, delivered with simplicity; "Eclipse Oculto" was the big hit of the album with its hybrid reggae rhythm and lyrics that are a monologue directed to a former lover; "Peter Gast" is the best melody/arrangement of the album, a sophisticated ballad; "Quero Ir Aa Cuba" has swinging Caribbean rhythms; "Coisa Mais Linda" Carlos Lyra/Vinícius de Moraes, a bossa classic, is delivered in the purest bossa style; "Você É Linda," which also was a hit, is a ballad whose lyrics describe in detail the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Alvaro Neder
Uns opens with the swinging title track, with its rhythmic poetry based in the word that means "some people," opening endless possibilities: "Musical" is a melancholic and delicate melody, delivered with simplicity; "Eclipse Oculto" was the big hit of the album with its hybrid reggae rhythm and lyrics that are a monologue directed to a former lover; "Peter Gast" is the best melody/arrangement of the album, a sophisticated ballad; "Quero Ir Aa Cuba" has swinging Caribbean rhythms; "Coisa Mais Linda" Carlos Lyra/Vinícius de Moraes, a bossa classic, is delivered in the purest bossa style; "Você É Linda," which also was a hit, is a ballad whose lyrics describe in detail the charms of a certain Bahian girl; "Bobagens, Meu Filho, Bobagens" Marina Lima/Antônio Cícero is a minor pop ballad; "A Outra Banda da Terra," a reggae song, talks about territorialism with redneck accent; the samba-funk "Salva Vida," with special guest Maria Betânia, provokes conservatives with references to masculine beauty; and the classic, beautiful samba-enredo "É Hoje" Didi/Mestrinho closes the album.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/13/1999
  • Label: Universal Int'l
  • UPC: 042281274725
  • Catalog Number: 812747

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Uns (2:38)
  2. 2 Musical (0:56)
  3. 3 Eclipse Oculto (3:43)
  4. 4 Peter Gast (3:44)
  5. 5 Quero Ir a Cuba (2:20)
  6. 6 Coisa Mais Linda (3:13)
  7. 7 Você É Linda (4:55)
  8. 8 Bobagens, Meu Filho, Bobagens (3:22)
  9. 9 A Outra Banda de Terra (3:14)
  10. 10 Salva Vida (2:24)
  11. 11 É Hoje (4:17)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Caetano Veloso Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Maria Bethânia Vocals
Sonia Burnier Background Vocals
Chacal Percussion
Serginho Trombone Keyboards
Edson Lobo Cello
Lincoln Olivetti Keyboards
Piska Bass, Drums, Electric Guitar, Keyboards
Zé Luiz Saxophone
Paula Martins Background Vocals
Robson Jorge Keyboards
Annie Marie Munsen Cello
Luciano Alves Keyboards
Technical Credits
Caetano Veloso Producer, Montage
Gerald Seligman Liner Notes, translation
Joao Augusto Montage
Jorge Vianna Artwork, Art Direction
Jairo Gualberto Engineer, Montage
Sheila Mathis Contributor
Clovis Mello Arranger, Contributor
Oscar Ramos Contributor, Graphic Design, Adaptation, Creation
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