Music for a Sunday: Forget that World Cup bollocks, here’s Caetano!

To hell with bland homogenized global “Latin” pop. Let a real Brazilian rocker show you how great music is done:

And yep, that IS an allusion to the military dictatorship in there: “Ladies and gents, it turns its big eyes onto me…” The fascist-putschist, US-backed ditadura was four years old in 1968, when Caetano wrote this song, and he was sent into exile (in London) for it. Seems that they could only take so much criticism of their bread-and-circuses approach to quashing demands for democracy…

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