Though it was initially launched in 2019, ‘Diz a Verdade’, from MOMO, deserves a second – and third and fourth – look. Now together with his album, ‘I Was Informed to Be Quiet’, set for launch on vinyl on 28 October by way of Yellow Racket Information, we hope you’ll be part of us in giving us these glances.
MOMO, actual identify Marcelo Frota, has spent his life between Brazil, Angola, The USA, Spain, Portugal, and now the UK. Naturally this world-citizen way of life has had an affect on his music, no much less so than on ‘Diz a Verdade’. With the opening sounding like a file that’s been left taking part in after the music has stopped, the breezy Spanish guitar rhythms quickly start, with greater than a contact of bossa nova and samba. MOMO begins singing not lengthy after, his vocals mellifluous and echoing.
Heat and but mild, ‘Diz a Verdade’ transports us again to these lengthy sizzling summer time days, and the accompanying music video, with its shiny colors and hazy skies actually provides to this sense.
Set in a rooftop backyard, MOMO is joined by a “mini me”, who amuses himself within the backyard, feeding his teddy bears with popcorn, watering the vegetation, dancing to the music, taking part in together with his toys, and now and again, mimicking the grownup MOMO. The kid is characterised by a mop of black curly hair, with a streak of white. MOMO’s hair takes on this white streak as effectively, posing query as to the kid’s identification – are they MOMO as a toddler, or are they moderately, symbolic of the kid inside?
Watch the video for ‘Diz a Verdade’ beneath, and produce again the heat of the summer time months, if solely briefly. You’ll find out extra about MOMO and his music on-line on Instagram, Fb, YouTube, Spotify, and his official web site.