This song will make you dance - remember the now legendary "Samba de Janeiro".
You've probably heard this song, and maybe even more than once, even though it was released in 1997 year, "Samba de Janeiro has already become something of a classic! This incendiary tune is easily recognized, and it's impossible to get it out of your head - it's probably one of the most pleasant earworms. This composition made the young German female pop group famous Belliniand with it the name of the legendary Brazilian soccer player! And also - it's definitely one of the best tracks in the style of Latin house (a genre of electronic dance music that combines house and Latin American music).
Alas, not much is known about this song. Nevertheless, there is still a lot to tell about it! And today we decided to remember this incendiary classic, some interesting facts about it, and understand why it became popular among Russian teenagers meme. And in order to lift your spirits, of course! It's hard to be sad to such rhythms.
Recording, Release, and Success
As we noted above, it is known about this song very little. It worthily graced the debut album of Bellini, a very young German female pop band, which after the release of the hit became popular almost all over the world! But this popularity was provoked only by "Samba de Janeiro", and that's why the group's status became "one hit performer".
The track is interesting in its "melodic composition": it interpolates the chorus from "Tombo in 7/4." the beautiful Brazilian drummer Airto Moreira.
Another noteworthy point is that we can notice a sampled drum beat from the "Celebration Suite." all the same Moreira. All in all, Airto and his work in particular were definitely a powerful source of inspiration for the Bellini hit.
When the single came out in 1997, it quickly captured the public's attention: infectious, incendiary, sunny and danceable! It's worth adding that it was May The month is the time for discos, partying with good music and everything in that vein! However, the song became number one only in Hungary, although it was in the top ten in at least ten countries. Later it was even given an award as best dance single of the year.
The music video for "Samba de Janeiro" is bright and very hot, where people, as they say, have a blast! Pretty infectious, positive. In just five years, the video made it to YouTube 26 million views and a sea of enthusiastic comments. By the way: I don't know why, but while listening to "Samba de Janeiro" some kind of sea image comes to mind: steamship, sun over water, seagulls... Are we the only ones? Share your visions on this subject in the comments, it will be interesting to read!
Widespread use of
Such a rhythmic and energetic rhythm could not go unnoticed. It began to be actively used, and everywhere - from video games and media to sports! For example, the tune "Samba de Janeiro" was played during the 2008 European Football Championship after every goal!
The most remarkable thing is that Bellini themselves named themselves after the legendary Brazilian footballer Hilderaldo Belliniwho, as captain, first led his team to the world championship in 1958.
How Dance Classics Became a Meme
Our young people are capable of anything - they can make a funny meme out of any tune (as was the case with September 3) Shafutinsky). And as energetic and positive as "Samba de Janeiro," it certainly couldn't help but become a new fun on the Internet. The essence is simple: a video is published to an incendiary and fast tune, in which a person tells something to his imaginary opponent, and his words do not mean anything to the interlocutor. For example:
Funny or not-it's all individual, of course. But it is quite funny. Many network users found this application of "Samba de Janeiro" very interesting and picked up the trendwhat they say!