Madan

A Opera Do Rinoceronte

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A creative lyricist, Madan attempts a sound that bypasses many pop industry standards for his second solo album, a welcome change. The first apparition of a drum set in the sixth track, to say the least. "Ashell, Ashell Pra Todo Mundo, Ashell" has ironic lyrics and a beautiful samba swing, where the co-writer, Elisa Lucinda, performs with her strong Elza Soares influence. "Baixo Teor" is a contagious reggae with the same high-grade lyrics. Madan's melodies aren't revolutionary, but are far more creative than the average. "Dona Doida," over a poem by Adélia Prado, is a good example of a melody longer, more varied, and harmonically richer than most pop done today. There are two poems read, followed by their musical rendition. The theme of God, under an original approach, is reoccurring in his work.