She sings about romance and optimism in English and Portuguese.
Assad creates a moodier, but equally enthralling, complement to 2005's excellent Verde.
Assad's guitar technique and arrangements are impeccable, her singing sweet and alluring, her experimental flourishes tasteful and never intrusive -- all of which comes largely at the sacrifice of passion.
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