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Thursday June 13, 2013

From Miami New Times

Marisa Monte Searches For Verdade Uma Ilusão at the Fillmore Miami Beach
By: Laurie Charles

There’s something about Brazil that exudes sexiness. Maybe it’s the way the tongue rolls when speaking the language. Or the beautiful, modelesque women that live there. Or samba. Whatever it is, we can all agree the place is an exotic wonderland. Luckily, you don’t have to understand Portuguese to fall in love with the lyrical, smooth Brazilian o brega sound of Marisa Monte.

The three-time Latin Grammy-winning artist has been in the biz since she was a little menina. She has sold millions of albums worldwide. She was even named Rolling Stone Brasil’s most important living Brazilian singer. But ever since her 2006 release of both Universo Ao Meu Redor, a fusion of old and new samba songs, and Infinto Particular, a compilation of unrecorded tracks from the last 15 years of her career, the sultry songstress has taken a hiatus from the public eye.

The singer broke the silence in 2012 with her latest album, O Que Você Quer Saber de Verdade. And when an internationally renowned artist makes a comeback, she does more than just sell millions of records — she schedules a world tour.

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