Volver – Mangue Beatle

By 16 April, 2012

And the award for irony most definitely goes to Pernambuco’s Volver and their song “Mangue Beatle.” If you don’t understand Portuguese unfortunately you may miss out on this song’s charms, including various nods to the mangue beat scene in Pernambuco, especially on pay-off line “Eu não quero viver / Eu não con­sigo viver / Nessa lama com vocês” (“I don’t want to live / I don’t want to live with you / In this mud with all of you”). It’s just one example of some good wordsmith here, listen below for plenty more…

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