Jardim Elétrico

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Jardim Elétrico
Studio album by Os Mutantes
Released March 1971
Recorded 1970-1971
Genre Psychedelic rock
Length 38:37
Label Polydor
Producer Arnaldo Baptista
Os Mutantes chronology
A Divina Comédia ou Ando Meio Desligado
(1970)
Jardim Elétrico
(1971)
Mutantes e Seus Cometas no País do Baurets
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Jardim Elétrico is the fourth album by the Brazilian tropicalia/psychedelic rock band Os Mutantes. The album was originally released in 1971 (see 1971 in music) on Polydor Records. The title in English means Electric Garden. Five of the songs from this album were originally intended to be released on the album Tecnicolor, but that album was not released until 2000.

The album also saw Arnaldo Baptista take over as the band's producer, a position he would maintain until he left the band in 1973.

It was listed by Rolling Stone Brazil at #72 on the 100 best Brazilian albums in history list.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Arnaldo Baptista, Rita Lee and Sérgio Dias except where noted. 

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Top Top"   Liminha 2:29
2. "Benvinda"   Arnaldo Baptista, Rita Lee 2:48
3. "Tecnicolor"     3:46
4. "El Justiciero"     3:52
5. "It's Very Nice pra Xuxu"     4:49
6. "Portugal de Navio"     2:44
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
7. "Virgínia"     3:27
8. "Jardim Elétrico"     3:14
9. "Lady, Lady"   Arnaldo Baptista, Rita Lee, Sérgio Dias, Liminha 3:33
10. "Saravá"     4:25
11. "Baby"   Caetano Veloso - Version: Arnaldo Baptista, Rita Lee, Sérgio Dias 3:38

Personnel[edit]

Os Mutantes
  • Arnaldo Baptista: vocals (tracks 2, 4, 5, 8), keyboards
  • Rita Lee: vocals (tracks 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11), percussion
  • Sérgio Dias: vocals (tracks 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10), guitars
  • Liminha: bass, backing vocal, vocal (track 6)
  • Dinho Leme: drums

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jardim Elétrico at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Os 100 maiores discos da música brasileira" (in Portuguese). Umas Linhas. 2007-12-20. Retrieved 2009-04-20.