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Mario Telles: Mario Telles

Tim Tooher, Rev-Ola Records, September 2007

THE SUBTLE DANCE between melody and meaning, both music and lyrics, is what makes a song. This should, and often does, lessen the appeal of songs recorded in languages other than our own, but sometimes the music is so enchanting and beguiling that even a complete inability to understand the literal meaning doesn't in any way detract from a song's beauty.

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