Friday, April 25, 2014

Southern Freeez, featuring Emanuelle Araújo

This Record Store Day exclusive 7" probably won't pop up on our shores any time soon, but it's a mean taster for something new from Gilles Peterson..

"Taken from Gilles Peterson’s new album project Sonzeira, Southern Freeez, featuring Emanuelle Araújo on vocals, is an electronic bossa re-work of Freeez’s famous UK jazz-funk hit, due for exclusive release on 7” for Record Store Day Saturday 19th April.

The album Sonzeira – Brasil Bam Bam Bam features all new material produced by Gilles Peterson and is the product of him being a fan and a champion of Brazilian music in the club and on the radio for last 25 years; culminating in him bringing together the country’s finest artists all on one record for the very first time - under the artist collective Sonzeira."

Brasil Bam Bam Bam is released 19th May. First official single Brasil Pandeiro, a rework of the original 1940s track written by Assis Valente, out now. Listen here. Watch the album trailer below

UK readers can check this: "Gilles will host a launch party, 'Club Bam Bam Bam' on Thursday 15th May. Playing back to back with DJ Nuts all night long - a very rare billing especially in London. ‘Club Bam Bam Bam’ Parker Street, London, WC2B 5PW from 9pm-2am, with tickets available in advance from

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