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Freedom Of Movement

by Nina Miranda

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1.
Capoeira 2020
2.
Play
3.
Marshmellow Dreams
4.
Megalopolis Skit
5.
Whole Of London
6.
The Cage
7.
The Garden
8.
03:40
9.
Feminist Man
10.
Silken Horse
11.
Julia
12.
Amazonia Amor
13.
The Surfer
14.
Soundtrack to 'Venus Night Boat'
15.
Lost In Manchester

about

Nina Miranda has spent most of her life living in Brazil and London; her hotly awaited, first solo album is bursting with the dissonance
and freedom of that experience.

Perhaps best known as the vocalist for the UK based ensemble Smoke City, which began with DJ Producer Marc Brown and Nina and their hit, "Underwater Love" (with the help of Michel Gondry's Levi's advert in 1997, entitled 'Mermaids'), creating a worldwide sensation and paving the way for a new cross-cultural, genre-defying, underground to overground pop-sensibility. Smoke City grew when joined by multi-instrumentalist Chris Franck and sometimes collaborator DJ Patrick Forge.

Miranda later joined Da Lata and became lead singer of the bands Shrift and Zeep. An integral member of the Trip Hop, Electronica, Brazilian and World Music scenes of the nineties, noughties and to date, Miranda has collaborated with numerous artists, including Nitin Sawhney, Basement Jaxx, Bebel Gilberto, Jah Wobble, Nação Zumbi, Baaba Maal, Troubleman, Seu Jorge & Gilles Peterson.
Nina's music has been heard in film and television soundtracks worldwide, resulting in a cult following of fans who will be thrilled to see her stepping out solo with this voluminous, passionate offering of plurality and wonder.

Freedom of Movement showcases a confection of influences: traditional rhythms of Bahia juxtaposed with urban bass-lines, the atmosphere of 1970s Santana & Osibisa is channelled along with the valorous grooves of Earth Wind & Fire and Sly & Robbie, the free spirit of les dames Grace Jones and Rita Lee, and the urban bite of The Specials and Ian Dury & The Blockheads.

This solo outing also shows its political teeth, with a conscious galvanic call to action at this crucial time in our collective history. Finally out on her own, one of our finest vocalists marks herself as a singular talent, demonstrating that her international edge is more
crucial than ever.

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releases May 26, 2017

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Nina Miranda London, UK

Perhaps best known as the vocalist for the UK based ensemble Smoke City, an integral member of the Trip Hop, Electronica, Brazilian and World Music scenes of the nineties, noughties and to date, Miranda has collaborated with numerous artists (including Nitin Sawhney, Basement Jaxx, Gilles Peterson, and many more.) Miranda later joined Da Lata and became lead singer of the bands Shrift and Zeep. ... more

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