When Titãs introduced the Encontro – All on the Similar Time Agora tour, lots of people have been on the again foot, as a result of there are a variety of reunion bands on the market which can be nothing greater than slot machines to fill the pockets of decadent musicians who have been profitable prior to now and They need extra money to make higher use of their retirement.
The musicians from São Paulo, in fact, are removed from retiring and the band, though at the moment it has solely three members of the unique formation – Branco Mello, Sérgio Britto and Tony Bellotto -, continues to launch albums and carry out reveals throughout the nation. However will the seven of them on stage have the identical chemistry they’d 30 years in the past, once they final performed collectively?
Judging by the impressions of those that noticed the reveals in different cities, what you see on stage is way from being a pure and easy spectacle of nostalgia. And now it is the flip of Soteropolitan followers to benefit from the presentation, which arrives at Fonte Nova this Saturday (27). Along with the three present members, Arnaldo Antunes, Nando Reis, Charles Gavin and Paulo Miklos are on the tour. Marcelo Fromer died in 2001 and producer and guitarist Liminha is in his place. Fromer’s daughter Alice additionally makes a cameo.
The journalist specialised in music and author from Rio de Janeiro, Luiz Felipe Carneiro, who attended the live performance that opened the tour, in Rio de Janeiro, on April twenty seventh, left very impressed.
“After we go to those conferences, generally there is a nostalgic feeling, like what occurred with Black Sabbath, for instance. However with Titãs it was totally different! I noticed their live performance in 1992, with the complete lineup. if I had fallen right into a coma after that and awakened on the present present, I might have the sensation that the band remains to be the identical. With the identical energy, the identical willpower as all the time”, says Luiz, who’s 43 years outdated and is the creator of books like Rock in Rio – The Historical past.
For the author, all of the musicians are doing very properly, together with Branco Mello, who underwent surgical procedure close to his vocal cords on account of most cancers. The eighth titan of this tour, Liminha, replaces Fromer with all of the deserves, in response to the journalist: “Liminha can also be a titan, for sure. And he already used to carry out with the band, as he did at Rock in Rio in 1991. So the selection of somebody to interchange Fromer could not be extra excellent.”
It’s value including that Liminha was the producer of among the most necessary albums of the band and that, in all probability, are one of the best of the São Paulo octet. He shared the manufacturing of Cabeça Dinossauro (1986) with Pena Schmidt and Vitor Farias. He additionally performed percussion and guitar on the identical file. Afterwards, he produced Jesus Não Tem Dentes no País dos Toothless (1987), Go Again (1988) and Õ Blésq Blom (1989).
And it’s exactly from this classic that many of the songs on this Saturday’s repertoire got here out. They’re classics like O Pulso, Igreja, Família, Miséria, Comida and so forth. There are additionally songs from Acústico MTV and from the primary albums, corresponding to Televisão and Sonífera Ilha. This second one, it’s value noting, exploded on the radio and gave the band nationwide prominence. And it conquered folks like Bahian musician and composer Jarbas Bittencourt, 51, who would quickly change into a fan of the band.
Jarbas was coming into adolescence when the track grew to become successful, in 1984.
“There, it already had a fascination for me, as a result of it was one thing very radiophonic, common, but it surely had some bizarre info that I appreciated. Years later, I understood these vocals, the synthesizer… there was one thing out of the curve there”, reveals Jarbas.
He was a type of fortunate sufficient to see Cabeça Dinossauro tour in Salvador, at Troca de Segredos circus, when he was round 15 years outdated. “I arrived early and went to the entrance of the stage. There have been two lighting towers, the punks went up there and it seemed just like the towers have been going to fall”, he recollects.
Startled, Jarbas began to at least one facet and, when he realized it, he was nearly backstage. “No person stopped me and I ended up backstage. It was fascinating. I bear in mind properly that Arnaldo left the stage when he was taking part in Igreja”, he recollects. Arnaldo used to depart the stage at that second as a result of the track, a heavy criticism of the church, didn’t make him snug.
On the subsequent present, from the album Jesus Não Tem Dentes no País dos Banguelas, Jarbas went to Concha Acústica and was impressed with the band’s costumes, which, through the presentation, appeared like being torn. “The garments have been falling aside. The sensation was that the power was a lot that the garments have been torn. However, at the moment, I perceive that it was a fancy dress ready for that, that in all probability used Velcro or one thing like that”, says Jarbas, who additionally works with theater and now is aware of a little bit about costume design strategies.
On Saturday, he will likely be accompanied by his son Gabriel, 23 years outdated, and members of the family. Gabriel additionally likes the band quite a bit in response to his father, however appears to be extra demanding. “I am extra condescending, for instance, with the ballads and with the productions of the previous couple of years, which I like. Just lately, we have been discussing what could be their finest album. And, on that, we reached a consensus: Cabeça Dinossauro!”.
Titans Collect – All At As soon as Now
When: Saturday, 27, 20h
VIP monitor: BRL 280 (full) | BRL 140 (half pupil, PCD and aged) | BRL 168 (social tickets)
Flores monitor: R$ 180 (full) | BRL 90 (half pupil, PCD and aged) | BRL 108 (social ticket)
On sale at www.eventim.com.br
Gustavo Nery, administrator, 48 years outdated, fan of the band, additionally talks about his expectations for the present:
“I lived by means of the rise of rock within the 80s, I loved Paralamas, Capital, Ira and Titãs quite a bit. I went to a couple reveals at Concha, however there was one which stood out particularly, which was at Parque de Exposições, round 1997, on the tour of MTV Unplugged, one in all my favourite albums. I additionally listened to the opposite albums, however I did not have all of them. Now, with the platforms, I take heed to them extra. I do not know what the songs are from Saturday’s present, I most well-liked to not see the record. I acquired the ticket as quickly as gross sales opened final 12 months and I selected to remain on the ground as a result of I had a irritating expertise in a field once I went to the A-Ha live performance. It was distant and the sound was actually unhealthy. There are three songs that I actually wish to hear: Household, Marvin and The Pulse.”
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