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Forro In The Dark - Bonfires Of São João


1Limoeiro Do Norte
Written-By – Jorge Continentino
2Que Que Tu Fez
Written-By – Ruy PenalvaWritten-By, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Gilmar Gomes
Written-By – Jorge ContinentinoWritten-By, Cowbell, Vibraphone – Mauro Refosco
4Lampião No Céu
Written-By, Tenor Saxophone, Backing Vocals – Jorge Continentino
5Wandering Swallow (Juazeiro)
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Bebel GilbertoWritten-By – Humberto Teixeira, Luiz Gonzaga
6Riacho Do Navio
Written-By – Luiz Gonzaga, Zé Dantas
Written-By – Caetano Veloso
8Oile Le La
Written-By, Triangle, Pandeiro, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Davi Vieira
9I Wish (Bundle Of Contradictions)
Vocals, Guitar, Written-By – David ByrneWritten-By – Forro In The Dark
Vocals – Miho HatoriWritten-By – Humberto Teixeira, Luiz Gonzaga
11Índios Do Norte
Written-By – Kiko Continentino
12Asa Branca
Guitar, Written-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – David ByrneWritten-By – Humberto Teixeira, Luiz Gonzaga


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
NUB00009Forro In The Dark Bonfires Of São João ‎(CD, Album, Promo)Nublu RecordsNUB00009US2006
noneForro In The Dark Bonfires Of São João ‎(CDr, Album, Promo)Nublu RecordsnoneUS2006


  • ProducerMauro Refosco


  • Barcode: 3700426900058


  • Distributed By – Discograph – 6130922


In November 2006, Forro in the Dark released their debut album Bonfires of São João, which includes guest performances from Bebel Gilberto, David Byrne and Miho Hatori. A reggae tune, 'Limoeiro do Norte,' spotlights a wobbly flute up front, while 'Que Que Tu Fez' crosses an insistent Afro-Caribbean rhythm with flamenco handclaps, a flighty flute, and a spry vocal. Forro in the Dark are not Brazilian but rather a sextet from New York City where, since 2002, they've packed in the dancers at the downtown club Nublu by expanding and urbanizing the sound. Bonfires of São João is their debut, and it becomes clear rather quickly that their relationship with traditional forro is nominal. Forro in the Dark hang on tightly to the danceability of the music but are keen to expand the music's sonic parameters. Album 2006 12 Songs. United States. Our friend Mauro Refoscos band Forró In The Dark was the featured performance at the first 3quarksdaily ball. We were honored and completely entertained. Those of you who didnt go see their shows at Nublu, all I can say is you missed out and should catch the next ones. Their new album Bonfires of São João is out, and the Village Voice has a review of it. Via David Byrne. The crack squad of sidemen, led by percussionist Mauro Refosco, seem poised to launch what could well become North Americas Next Big Brazilian Thing: forró pronounced fo-ho, the party music of northeastern Brazil, a s. Album: Bonfires Of São João. Asa Branca Lead Vocals David Byrne. I Wish Bundle of Contradictions Lead Vocals David Byrne. embed . Get the embed code. I Wish Bundle of Contradictions Lead Vocals David Byrne Lyrics. Forro In the Dark Lyrics provided by . Do you like this album Leave a review. Forró in the Dark combines the driving dance rhythms of forró from Northeastern Brazil with a melting pot of rock, jazz, reggae, psychedelia, folk and more. Since 2002 Mauro Refosco percussion, Guilherme Monteiro guitar and Jorge Continentino pífanos, flutes, saxophones. Apr 2017. Light a candle. Oct 2013. Bonfires of sao joao. Forro in the Dark is a New York-based collective of Brazilian expatriates that formed in 2002. The group combines the musical style of forró,the Of São João. Play album. Get album. Forro in the Dark is a Brazilian band formed in New York City, NY during 2002. Currently, the band is Mauro Refosco on Zabumba and Vocals Gilmar Gomes on Percussion and Vocals Davi Vieira on Percussion and Vocals Guilherme Monteiro on Guitar and Vocals Jorge Continentino on Pifano, Baritone Sax and Vocals and Smokey Hormel on Baritone Guitar, Slide Guitar and Vocals. From the band's website about what exactly forro entails: One story goes that their namesake genre may even have taken its name from a mispronunciation of the English phrase 'for all'. W read more. Forro in the Dark Format: Audio CD. Bonfires of Sao Joao. Please retry. Not long ago, he described this album as a Brazilian Zydeco of sorts. But Brazilian Zydeco is woefully inadequate to describe the genre, if there is a genre, that this album fits into. To be sure, there are some zydeco references or are there Forro references in Zydeco, and maybe it goes without saying that the record has mostly an Afro Brazilian feel. I believe I have found this in Forro in the Dark. I hope they start touring soon so I can rock out to their amazing sounds. Peace . Forro In the Dark. Bonfires of São João, 2008. Unfortunately, the station stopped broadcasting. Perhaps, this is a temporary station problem. You can leave your e-mail and we will let you know when the broadcast of the station will be online again: Or listen to the other country dec name stations


Forro In The Dark - Bonfires Of São João
Performer: Forro In The Dark
Genre: Latin / World
Title: Bonfires Of São João
Country: US
Released: 2006
Style: Latin, Forró
MP3 album: 2489 mb
FLAC album: 1458 mb
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 981
Source: CD, Album
№ Cat: NUB00009
Label: Nublu Records