Even great ideas deserve irreverence and mockery.
You’d be forgiven for thinking La Roux were a bit 2010 but they’re in fact still making great pop music with poignant lyrics.
For this mix, it’s like someone’s taken the original, put some sunglasses on it, given it a cocktail, and put it in a hot tub somewhere in the middle of the Scandanavian winter.
Some friends in São Paulo introduced me to Raposinha Sapeca (Naughty Fox).
Cartoon insanity and a few little contemporary jokes thrown in (e.g. the monkey’s reference to Milena). You don’t really have to understand Portuguese to find it funny either.
This is his most famous episode ‘Today is Smoking a Joint Day’, but there are others in which e.g. he eats some crazy mushrooms, votes in the Brazilian elections, etc.
Back in December I heard this song in D.EDGE (legendary nightclub in São Paulo). The moment was absolutely breathtaking and I’ve been searching for the track ever since.
I found it yesterday and haven’t stopped listening to it.
Copyright Will Morley 2014.