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Tom Zé: Fabrication Defect (Luaka Bop/Warner Bros.)

Richard Gehr, Village Voice, The, May 1998

TOM ZÉ'S peculiar contribution to the Tropicalistas' highly influential 1968 collaborative album Tropicalia: Ou Panis Et Circencis was the satiric antidevelopment anthem ‘Parque Industrial’, which sang of a Penny Lane industrial park where laughing children become mindless consumers, and taunted listeners with a BrazilianiZéd repetition of the English refrain, "made in Brazil".

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