Brasil

Vamos detonar essa porra – let’s detonate this shit
Vamos levantar poeira – kick the dust high
Vamos arrasar – let’s kick ass
Vamos arregaçar – let’s fuck shit up
Vamos detonar essa porra – let’s detonate this shit
Vamos rasgar o chão – let’s cut the ground
Levanta mano, então – get up brother, c’mon
Vamos detonar essa porra – let’s detonate this shit
Vamos detonar essa porra – let’s detonate this shit

As casas – the houses
As cidades – the cities
As calçadas – the sidewalks
As mulecadas – the street kids
As esquinas – the street corners
Os buracos – the holes
Balas perdidas – lost bullets
Os telhados – the roofs
No Minhocão – famous tunnel in downtown São Paulo
A multidão – the crowd
Favelas – slums where most poor people live
Galera – soccer crowds
Na madrugada – after midnight
A gingada – a typical dance/fight from the north
E’o Brasil – this is Brasil
Pais porrada – hardcore country

Os butecos – the bars
O concreto – the concrete
As raizes – the roofs
As cicatrizes – the scars
O Cristo Redentor – Christ the redeemer (famous statue of Christ in Rio De Janeiro)
O sol nascente – the rising sun
Salvador – capital of Bahia (North of Brasil)
Nas Gerais – Minas Gerais (the state where Max was born)
As catedrais – the cathedrals
Pelourinho – famous old slave square in Salvador
Aleijadinho – crippled sculptor famous for the 12 prophets statues in Ouro Preto
Na Baixada – one of the most violent and dangerous places in Rio de Janeiro
As peladas – soccer played barefoot in the streets, on the beach
E’o Brasil – this is Brasil
Pais porrada – hardcore country

Brasil, Pais Porrada

As torcidas – organized soccer crowds
As torturas – the tortures (in the 60’s, a lot of people were tortured and killed by the government)
De longe vem a forte chuva – from far comes the strong rain
E’ Meia Noite – Brasilian percussionist, Meia Noite, who plays on this album and on "Primitive"
Quebrando tudo – fucking shit up on rhythms.
O berimbau – One-stringed Brasilian instrument that Max often uses Conquista o Mundo
conquer the world Da Lama ao Caos – From The Mud To The Chaos (this is the name of Chico Science’s first album)
Do Mangue – from the mangroves in Recife
Manaus – capital of Amazonas (heart of the rainforest)
Uai – a traditional term used by the people of Minas Gerais Minas Gerais
oh yes, Pele the footballer is also born there O Brasil – Brasil
E’ muito mais – it’s so much more…

Brasil, Pais Porrada

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