Reissue in CD format of the LP released in 1980. Chico Buarque remains an extremely sensitive poet, telling sagas of women's lost lives in scattered beds ("Vida"), describing an improbable love affair between sea and moon ("Mar E Lua"), trying to convince the former lover of the end of the passion ("Já Passou"), and detailing an artist after the performance ("Bastidores"). But also remains an exciting sambista, counseling a jealous guy in "Deixe A Menina," opening the doors of imagination ("Fantasia"), or celebrating the dark charms of the "Morena de Angola." The album also has two soundtrack themes: "Eu Te Amo" (written with Tom Jobim) and "Bye Bye Brasil," both themes of the same-named films. Another of Buarque's classic, must-have albums.
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AllMusic Review by Alvaro Neder