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Bebel Gilberto Releases New Song 'Deixa'

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Tuesday March 03, 2020

From Rolling Stone

Brazilian Musician Bebel Gilberto Previews First Album in Six Years With ‘Deixa’
By: JON BLISTEIN

“Brazilian singer-songwriter Bebel Gilberto unveiled a mesmerizing new song, ‘Deixa,’ that will appear on her first album in six years, Agora, out May 1st via Pias Recordings.

‘Deixa’ ‘” which translates to ‘leave’ in Portuguese ‘” boasts a steady groove that anchors a dream-like drone of horns and periodic flourishes of chimes, bells and strings. Gilberto’s voice easily drifts over the production, but there’s often a sharp kick to her phrasing to counterbalance the engrossing instrumentals.

Gilberto recorded Agora with producer Thomas Bartlett and made the album after several personal tragedies, including the deaths of her parents, legendary Brazilian musicians João Gilberto and Miúcha.”

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