Another particularly strong release by one of Angola's biggest names. Eduardo Paim delivers consistently enjoyable albums, although some of the rhythmic configurations on a few cuts are somewhat repetitious. Semba, Zouk and Latin influences weave a polyrhythmic texture that is hard to stay still to. The percussion and brass work are tight, as are the arrangements. After a couple of intro tracks, things kick in on "Boazuda, E." To bolster an already stellar lineup, Paulo Flores provides accompanying vocals on "Mujimbus" and " "M. Sto Antonio." "Altos e Quedas" puts out the steam with a deceptive simplicity. The artist knows how to work a groove yet keeps it very simple in its variations. "Aiwe Vizinha" is a remake of "Minha Vizinha" off the previous Foi Aqui. "Kizola" is another relentless dance track that pumps out a deep groove. Throughout the album, the basslines are fat and full with hand percussion all over the beat. "Creame" is a fine mid-tempo salsa that contrasts nicely with the preceding tracks. Paim's vocals are strong and earthy and he authors all his work here. It's all danceable and exudes a tropical sexiness that doesn't quit. This is another Angolan artist who should be more renowned other than in Angola, Lisbon and the Lusafrican communities in the U.S.
AllMusic Review by Mark Romano