Basia Nova? There’s only one vocalist who could claim that title.
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When Basia burst on the scene with ‘Time and Tide’ in 1987, the pop world was once again tapped on the shoulder by her version of the Brazilian beat. And many of her earliest fans were right here in Chicago, where she lived, thrived, and finally ‘arrived’ musically – just ahead of her debut album.
And while her rhythms are not purely Brazilian, the musical message was clear. I’ve selected several of her best to share with you this week. And now with her first US tour in several years (plus new dates for Poland) underway and with her latest album still resonating, we’ll cover the next chapter in Basia’s amazing career.
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Every song you’ve ever loved started out as a new song and our ‘New Music: Brazil’ channel is where to find your future favs! From big names like Gal Costa, Antonio Adolfo, Phill Fest, Gisele de Santi and Torcuato Mariano to fan newcomers like Daniela Solidade, Cecy Santana, Luca Mundaca, and Jasmine. Hear them all, anytime. Click here to listen.
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Sunday’s ‘Brazilian Brunch’ serves up the softer side of Brazilian song on The Sounds of Brazil stream this weekend! We’ll sample some of the best and breeziest, along with a request or two! So make plans to join me this Sunday for three full hours beginning at 5 am, 9, 2, and 8 pm Central.
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Basia Nova – Hour 1:
Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme
New Day For You<>Basia/Time and Tide
Welcome to the Lounge
Meu Pais (My Country)<>Luiz Avelar/Homenagem a Ivan Lins
Introduce Our Next Set
The Waters of March<>Basia/Clear Horizon – Best of Basia
Água da Nascente<>Ricardo Silveira/Outro Rio
Introduce Next Set
Ultra-Leve Amor<>Jorge Vercillo/Sinal no Ar
Perfect Mother<>Basia/The Sweetest Illusion
The Girl From Ipanema<>Antonio Adolfo/Jobim Forever – Win this CD
Set 3: This Week’s Spotlight Song
Rio Drive<>Gregg Karukas/Soul Secrets
Tema Diferente<>Sorriso Maroto/E’ Diferente
Basia Nova – Hour 2:
Café Caldo<>Mazachigno/Cafe Roma 2
Astrud<>Basia/Time And Tide
Welcome To Our Second Hour
Ja Nao Somos Dois<>Djavan/Rua Das Amores
One Crazy Summer<>Urban Funk Society/Brasil 5000
Tout Est Bleu<>Bebel Gilberto/Tudo
Introduce Next Set
Destino<>Marcela Biasi/Marcela Biasi
Elegance<>Fernando Fonseca/Beyond The Ceiling
Introduce Next Song
O Tempo E Aqui<>Toco/Memoria
Fly Over The Horizon<>Marcos Ariel/Americas
Summer Breezin’ (SomeBossa)<>Al Jarreau/My Old Friend
From Now On<>Basia/Time and Tide
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Next Week: We’ll celebrate Milton Nascimento’s 79th birthday with two hours of his best songs. Tune in for a two-hour special on the radio and your favorite streaming device for our station on Live365.com.
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