Elza Soares   A mulher do fim do mundo
4.0
excellent
Release Date: 10/2015
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4.0 excellentTheManMachine | November 30th 16

Just the fact that a hardshipped 79-year old Brazilian samba legend was the driving vocal force behind an album called 'The Woman at the End of the World' intrigued in itself, then they go ahead and destroy all expectations with ease. A band altogether funkier, post-punkier, more soulful, and certainly more trained than most; which amidst dual guitar clash-duels and percussion aplenty lies quite the predilection for cacophony-n-exploration along with wild horn/somber string sections when needed. Bookended with a-cappellas for potency and overall really the kind of rich+raw intricacy a voice and persona like Soares's deserves, what with her hair-raising poignancy and tough-as-nails snarls and desert-dry gasps and speedy sputterin' and gravel garglin' and and loogie hawkin'. Absorbing enough for these oft-wonderful Portuguese words to fall on deaf American ears and not have it be bothersome, but a translation is recommended no doubt. What a woman who's been in it some 60 years now promises during what just may be The End Of The World: "I will sing until the end." What she sputters during "Pra Fuder": "To fuck."

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0.0 vonseux | December 10th 16

Basically the worst shit that got hipster hype ever. Elza grouped with a group of
underground (for a reason) composers to write some of the most obnoxious albums on her
career. Not only the sound structures are cringe-worthy, her voice is completely damaged
and out of tune. However, this album gets highs reviews and recommendations based only on
the fact that shes an old black woman and she sings about racism? Songs? Not a single
track stands out

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3.5 greatGreen Baron | January 13th 21
1.5 very poorBlitzPhoenix98 | September 28th 20
4.0 excellentAmerica's Favorite Hemophobe! ♦ | September 23rd 20
3.0 good678OceanPlace | May 26th 20
5.0 classicalamo | December 31st 19
3.5 greatAlexxx | November 25th 19
3.5 greatrandom lol | February 4th 19
3.5 greatTomBombadil | July 24th 18
4.0 excellentTrifolium | July 3rd 18
5.0 classicJadiel | June 20th 18
4.0 excellentSoupy Rodriguez | June 19th 18
5.0 classicHanders | June 17th 18
5.0 classicestevancomn | June 12th 18
3.5 greatBjork + Djent = Djork | June 8th 18
4.0 excellentPeporro98 | May 20th 18
3.5 greatRamon777 | September 4th 17
4.5 superbbutcherboy | May 9th 17
4.5 superblaralan1977 | January 24th 17
5.0 classicdanielmoreno | December 3rd 16
5.0 classicthis is like the buttprog version of the gerogerigegege | September 28th 16
3.5 greatAgainAnd | August 15th 16
4.5 superbIVIII | August 6th 16
3.5 greatanobsoletevernacular | August 1st 16
4.5 superbbrokencycle | July 30th 16
4.5 superbTwigTW | July 29th 16

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