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Tribalistas 2018.jpg
Tribalistas during a concert in 2018.
Background information
Origin Brazil
Genres Alternative rock, avant-garde, experimental rock, pop rock, Música popular brasileira
Years active 2002–2004, 2013, 2017-present
Labels EMI (2002-2004)
Universal Music (2017-present)
Associated acts Titãs, Timbalada
Members Marisa Monte
Arnaldo Antunes
Carlinhos Brown

Tribalistas is a Brazilian musical supergroup consisting of Arnaldo Antunes (ex-Titãs), Marisa Monte and Carlinhos Brown (Timbalada). Their debut collaboration resulted in the popular album Tribalistas, released in Brazil in late 2002 by EMI and in international territories in 2003. The album attained considerable popularity despite the group never performing any song on TV or giving any radio interviews.

A DVD release featuring the 'making of' and all the tracks on the album was also released internationally. The song "Já Sei Namorar" was featured in the video game FIFA Football 2004 and the song "Velha Infancia" was used as part of the soundtrack of the Brazilian soap opera Mulheres Apaixonadas.

In May 2013, it was announced that the three members would release a song called "Joga Arroz" (Throw Rice), in order to express their support of same-sex marriage, though it was not referred to as a revival of the band.[1]

In April 2017, a column of newspaper O Globo announced that the trio had reunited in the previous month to compose new songs.[2] In August of the same year, the band officially announced their reunion and released a new album.[3]



Album Title Album details Peak chart positions
  • Released: November 22, 2002
  • Label: EMI
  • Format: CD
1 39 2 1 90
Tribalistas (2017) 1 67 30 1

Video albums[edit]

Album title Album details Peak chart positions
  • Released: November 22, 2002
  • Label: EMI
  • Format: VHS, DVD
1 29


List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
"Já Sei Namorar" 2002 1 56 84 46 34 2 75 Tribalistas
"Velha Infância" 2003 1
"É Você" 2004 8
"Aliança" 2017 1 93 Tribalistas (2017)
"Diáspora" 2 41
"Um Só" 3 139
"Fora da Memória" 4 117

Promotional singles[edit]

Title Year Album
"Joga Arroz" 2013 Single Only


  1. ^ "Arnaldo Antunes, Carlinhos Brown e Marisa Monte gravam música sobre casamento gay". Folha de S.Paulo (in Portuguese). São Paulo. 28 May 2013. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  2. ^ Fortuna, Maria (5 April 2017). "Os Tribalistas: Marisa Monte, Arnaldo Antunes e Carlinhos Brown voltam a compor juntos". O Globo. Grupo Globo. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Marisa Monte, Arnaldo Antunes e Carlinhos Brown anunciam novo álbum dos Tribalistas e mostram quatro inéditas". G1 (in Portuguese). Grupo Globo. 10 August 2017. Retrieved 10 August 2017.