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Tuesday 08 April 2008
Cibelle is a Brazilian artist who doesn't play "Brazilian" music at all. Her first gigs were on the Sao Paulo club scene at the end of the Nineties, and soon afterwards, she was chosen to record smoky lead vocals for the late Serbian producer Suba's 2001 masterpiece Sao Paulo Confessions, which mixed bossa and electronics to powerful effect.
Sunday 30 March 2008
Since Bebel Gilberto's 'Tanto Tempo', it's clear that the slack tempi and comatose-sounding female vocalists of what used to be called trip-hop have colonised Brazil.
Wednesday 19 March 2008
Friday 22 February 2008
This concert film is compiled from the South American leg of U2's Vertigo tour, and if you've never warmed to their competent brand of messianic stadium rock, it will grieve you to note audiences going nuts for it in Buenos Aires, Mexico City and Sao Paulo. Por favor!
Sunday 27 January 2008
Forget Rio and the coast of Bahia. This year, all the sexy Cariocas (Rio de Janeiro locals) and Paulistas (São Paulo residents) are heading to this gorgeous island just off of Brazil's southern Atlantic coast.
Thursday 01 February 2007
Britain should not rule out military action against Iran, the shadow Foreign Secretary, William Hague, said yesterday. Tougher economic sanctions should be used to raise the "peaceful pressure" against the country to force it to abandon any plans for developing nuclear weapons, he urged.
Monday 27 November 2006
Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi nearly collapsed at a podium during an emotional speech to political supporters in northern Italy on yesterday, and aides rushed to keep him from falling over.
Sunday 19 November 2006
Thursday 21 September 2006
Friday 09 June 2006
Why the argument between the UN and US?
Wednesday 24 May 2006
Saturday 02 July 2005
Tuesday 09 November 2004
Monday 31 May 2004
Saturday 01 May 2004
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'