The Essential António Variações Playlist

António Variações’ importance is felt not only music-wise, but also through the way he dared to reinvent masculinity-related concepts in a post-dictatorship Portugal, which places him among the likes of Prince and David Bowie.

Tracklist

‘É P’ra Amanhã’
‘O Corpo É Que Paga’
‘Povo Que Lavas No Rio’ (originally a fado by Amália Rodrigues)
‘Estou Além’
‘Anjinho da Guarda’
‘Sempre Ausente’
‘Voz-Amália-De-Nós’
‘Canção do Engate’
‘Dar e Receber’
‘Erva Daninha Alastrar’
‘Canção’ (lyrics from a poem by Fernando Pessoa)

Paris-based trilingual music journalist. fingers in other pies include film, psychology, history, politics, social dynamics, gender issues, tarot and astrology.

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