By Marc Weingarten
September 25, 1998 at 04:00 AM EDT

Sol Negro

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  • Music
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  • World

A protegee of Rio pop pioneer Caetano Veloso, Virginia Rodrigues sings with soulful spirituality and grooves with heavenly grace. On her debut album Sol Negro, the Brazilian vocalist alternates traditional weepy ballads with slinky bossa nova hip shakers and rubbery Tropicalismo jams that feature the cream of Brazil’s musical royalty, including Gilberto Gil and Milton Nascimento. A-

Sol Negro

type
  • Music
Genre
  • World
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