A Divina Comedia Ou Ando Meio Desligado (180 gram)
"...the third album by the Brazilian tropicalia/Psychedelic rock band Os Mutantes. The title in English means: The Divine Comedy or I Walk a bit Disconnected. "I walk a bit disconnected" in this sense means "I feel a little spaced out." The second track features the band imitating California accents. The album as a whole is characterized by a mix of psychedelic and religious imagery, and has been acclaimed by critics such as AllMusic and has landed on Rolling Stone Brazil's list of the best Brazilian albums.
It's also the first album by the band to break away from the Tropicalia aesthetic, and move towards more of a pure rock sound. Except for a tongue-in-cheek version of the ballad "Chão de Estrelas", the record shows little Brazilian music influence. This shift in direction is speculated to be because their helpers and influences, Tropicalia stars Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil were exiled by the Brazilian military dictatorship. The album cover reflects a similar illustration by Gustav Doré from Dante's Divine Comedy.
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1 - ANDO MEIO DESLIGADO 3:02 (Arnaldo Dias Baptista-Ritta Lee Jones-Sérgio Dias Baptista) 2 - QUEM TEM MÉDO DE BRINCAR DE AMOR 3:36 (Arnaldo Dias Baptista-Ritta Lee Jones) 3 - AVE, LUCIFER 2:20 (Arnaldo Dias Baptista-Ritta Lee Jones-Élcio) 4 - DESCULPE, BABE 2:49 (Arnaldo Dias Baptista-Ritta Lee Jones) 5 - MEU REFRIGERADOR NÃO FUNCIONA 6:23 (Arnaldo Dias Baptista-Ritta Lee Jones-Sérgio Dias Baptista)
1 - HEY BOY 2:47 (Arnaldo Dias Baptista-Élcio) 2 - PRECISO URGENTEMENTE ENCONTRAR UM AMIGO 3:52 (Roberto Carlos-Erasmo Carlos) 3 - CHÃO DE ESTRÉLAS 3:13 (Orestes Barboza-Silvio Caldas) 4 - JOGO DE CALÇADA 3:29 (Wandler Cunha-Ilton Oliveira-Arnaldo Dias Baptista) 5 - HALELUIA 3:42 (Arnaldo Dias Baptista) 6 - OHI MULHER INFIEL 4:20 (Arnaldo Dias Baptista)
ALL TRACKS COURTESY OF
UNIVERSAL MUSIC LTDA