One of my close buddies from my Saudi days and fellow third-culture-kid friend of mine, Bruno Santos, has just released his debut solo album, Time to Tell, which was written, performed, produced, engineered and edited (well, basically he pretty much did everything) entirely by himself.
|Image from http://www.brunosantosmusic.com|
This charismatic polyglot (whom I've actually seen successfully sweet-talk AirFrance employees into letting him take on 100+kgs of music equipment without extra fees) is currently based in São Paulo after countless relocations around the world.
Anyway, I thought I would mention him here not only because he's a friend but also because he's a brilliantly talented artist about whom you could later brag that you've "totally been into him since he released his first album." To me, he kind of sounds like a one-man Matchbox Twenty with a twist. A Brazilian Jason Mraz. Or a mishmash of lot of my favourite artists—many of them introduced to me by Bruno himself at the green age of 15. Anyway, seeing (or listening) is believing. Here's one my favourite tracks on the album, "Not the End" (free download available on his website) :
Not The End by brunosantosmusic
If you like what you hear, you can buy Bruno's new album at CD Baby or download it at iTunes.
Bruno Santos official website: http://www.brunosantosmusic.com/
Bruno's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/brunosantospage
Bruno's Soundcloud page: http://soundcloud.com/brunosantosmusic/
ps. Mama likes Bruno's music too!
His voice sounds a bit like James Blunt... sorry, please don't kill me. I actually don't mind James Blunt! Sorry. T_TReplyDelete
So, this is the second artist you're friends with. Worth gloating about, that's for sure! :D And I imagine you half turned away from the desk, whistling, while your friend uses his charm to get his luggage on... hahahahaa XD
Hey, that's a compliment, isn't it? :)ReplyDelete
I'm somehow surrounded by so many talented musicians that I haven't even mentioned here! How'd that happen? :D
And yes, I was standing quite a ways away from the check-in counter as back-up just in case anything happened (at least I was almost positive that he'd have to pay SOMETHING), and I was flabbergasted when they took all his stuff and he came walking back with a smile. Only Bruno!
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