Rita Lee

Rita Lee Em Bossa 'n Roll

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In 1991, after nine years of her presentations with João Gilberto, Rita Lee promoted the tour Rita Lee em Bossa 'n roll, recorded, and released the next year. In fact, there was very little about bossa in the show and in this album, which consisted of very simple acoustic steel-string guitars strumming, in typical acoustic pop/rock renditions. The bossa-like groove heard in "Every Breath You Take" (Sting) and others is not enough to characterize the album as a bossa release -- far from that. However, Lee's fans and those who enjoy the style described above will find interesting material here, where she covers her hits "Doce Vampiro," "Baila Comigo," "Mutante," "Alô Alô Marciano," "Desculpe O Auê," "Ovelha Negra," "Mania de Você," and others, in a total of 18 songs.