Caetano Veloso / Gilberto Gil / Dois Amigos Um Sec

Album cover art for upc 075597946284
Catalog: NNS555078.2
Format: CD

Dois Amigos, Um Século de Música: Multishow Live (2CD) Nonesuch releases a live two-disc recording from the legendary, Grammy Award-winning Brazilian singers, songwriters, and guitarists Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil-Dois Amigos, Um Século de Música: Multishow Live-on April 8, 2016. This historic reunion celebrates a lifelong friendship over the half-century careers of two artists that have broken cultural, social, and political barriers through music. Dois Amigos, Um Século de Música: Multishow Live was recorded for television during a concert in Brazil last year, in the midst of the Dois Amigos tour. Gil and Veloso have, to date, performed for more than 135, 000 fans at 44 sold-out concerts in 21 countries and 35 cities since beginning their tour last June in Amsterdam. Their tour begins again this April, with US stops in Los Angeles, Oakland, Miami, and Brooklyn. The new album features an entire concert, comprising 28 songs, including "Nine Out of Ten" in English; "Tres Palabras" and "Tonada de Luna Llena" in Spanish; "Come Prima" in Italian. Dois Amigos also includes longtime favorites from the artists, including "Coração Vagabundo, " "Desde que o Samba é Samba, " "Expresso 2222, " "Esotérico, " "Drão, " and many others. The songs, which are mostly written by Veloso and Gil, are performed acoustically, as both duets and solo. Dois Amigos was produced by Veloso and Gil, with sound engineering by their sons, Moreno Veloso and Bem Gil. The album was released internationally earlier this year.