A world that continually mutates overnight with
an exponential vertigo .. increasingly violence, greed, selfishness and
injustice ... less and less peace, solidarity, love and justice.
A humanity believe that advance by the hand of technological advances, ignoring
that every day is falling into a second middle age.
Did the Romans thought that their forceful empire supported by their abundant
riches and awesome technological advances as soon fall into a precipice of a
thousand years of darkness?
And like the Romans, our civilization, our silent world, is currently being
dominated by the same pridefulness that pushes us to the edge of the pit
believing that we know how to fly.
Wistful for a world that no longer exists, and having the Bossa Nova as an
evidence and anthem of "the society of the dying romantics", lost in a world
whose values have been badly shuffled, forgotten on a planet that bleeds in
disasters caused by human greed.
As I said on other occasions, the bossa nova is synonymous of nature, love and
peace, bossa nova is a cult of the beauty.
Arguably the bossa nova has lost its place in that new and ruined world. I
prefer to say that this new and ruined world has lost its place in the bossa
A crying, loneliness shared in an urban sunrise, sunless, smogged, walking
aimlessly towards an imminent end ... walking dazed by the unbearable noise of a
world inhabited by silent souls. The bossa nova giving its subtle an final