Vamos detonar essa porra - let's detonate this shit Vamos levantar poeira - kick the dust high Vamos arrasar - let's kick ass Vamos arregaçar - let's fuck shit up Vamos detonar essa porra - let's detonate this shit Vamos rasgar o chão - let's cut the ground Levanta mano, então - get up brother, c'mon Vamos detonar essa porra - let's detonate this shit Vamos detonar essa porra - let's detonate this shit
As casas - the houses As cidades - the cities As calçadas - the sidewalks As mulecadas - the street kids As esquinas - the street corners Os buracos - the holes Balas perdidas - lost bullets Os telhados - the roofs No Minhocão - famous tunnel in downtown São Paulo A multidão - the crowd Favelas - slums where most poor people live Galera - soccer crowds Na madrugada - after midnight A gingada - a typical dance/fight from the north E'o Brasil - this is Brasil Pais porrada - hardcore country
Os butecos - the bars O concreto - the concrete As raizes - the roofs As cicatrizes - the scars O Cristo Redentor - Christ the redeemer (famous statue of Christ in Rio De Janeiro) O sol nascente - the rising sun Salvador - capital of Bahia (North of Brasil) Nas Gerais - Minas Gerais (the state where Max was born) As catedrais - the cathedrals Pelourinho - famous old slave square in Salvador Aleijadinho - crippled sculptor famous for the 12 prophets statues in Ouro Preto Na Baixada - one of the most violent and dangerous places in Rio de Janeiro As peladas - soccer played barefoot in the streets, on the beach E'o Brasil - this is Brasil Pais porrada - hardcore country
Brasil, Pais Porrada
As torcidas - organized soccer crowds As torturas - the tortures (in the 60's, a lot of people were tortured and killed by the government) De longe vem a forte chuva - from far comes the strong rain E' Meia Noite - Brasilian percussionist, Meia Noite, who plays on this album and on "Primitive" Quebrando tudo - fucking shit up on rhythms. O berimbau - One-stringed Brasilian instrument that Max often uses Conquista o Mundo conquer the world Da Lama ao Caos - From The Mud To The Chaos (this is the name of Chico Science's first album) Do Mangue - from the mangroves in Recife Manaus - capital of Amazonas (heart of the rainforest) Uai - a traditional term used by the people of Minas Gerais Minas Gerais oh yes, Pele the footballer is also born there O Brasil - Brasil E' muito mais - it's so much more...