Pelados em Santos

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"Pelados em Santos"
Single by Mamonas Assassinas
from the album Mamonas Assassinas
Released August, 1995
Recorded 1995
Genre Comedy rock, hard rock, heavy metal, mexican music
Length 3:23
Label EMI
Writer(s) Dinho
Producer(s) Rick Bonadio
Mamonas Assassinas singles chronology
"Pelados em Santos"
(1995)
"Robocop Gay"
(1995)
The Volkswagen Brasilia was a prominent feature of the original Mamonas Assassinas' clip.

"Pelados em Santos" is a song written by Alecsander Alves (best known by the nickname Dinho), and performed by the Brazilian comedy rock band Mamonas Assassinas. The song was released in 1996, in their only album Mamonas Assassinas. The song enjoyed fame in Brazil and other countries in Latin America. The song was released by EMI.

Cover versions[edit]

"Pelados em Santos"
Single by Titãs
from the album As Dez Mais
Released 1999
Label WEA
Titãs singles chronology
É Preciso Saber Viver
(1998)
Pelados em Santos
(1999)
Aluga-se
(2000)

The Brazilian rock group Titãs covered this song in 1999, in their cover album As Dez Mais.

Music video[edit]

The music video of the song shows each member of the band offering a wide range of fictional products of the brand "Titãs" (like banks, whiskeys, food, etc.) in a Bombril commercials-like studio (actually, the PV was introduced by the same man that made the Bombril TV commercials), with alternate shots of naked women holding the As Dez Mais CD.

In the middle of the video, a brand of giant cigarettes ("Titãs lights") is introduced by the Bombril man, and a warning on the upper left edge says: "Os Titãs advertem: O ministério faz mal a sua saúde" (Titãs warn: the Ministry is unhealthy for you), a parody of the similar warning placed in all cigarettes' packs in Brazil: "O Ministério da Saúde adverte: fumar é prejudicial à saúde" (The Ministry of Health warns: smoking is unhealthy).

Other notable shots include Tony Bellotto pretending sex with a sex doll, some band members hugged with the naked women and the final shot of the clip, with all the band members and the Bombril man singing the song.