Released in late 2009, Minta & The Brook Trout is the first full-length album by Minta. Following a critically acclaimed debut EP, You, which had this Portuguese singer-songwriter compared to the likes of Feist, Aimee Mann and even The Bealtes, Minta & The Brook Trout is a 11 song record made in a week by Minta, her band and a choice selection of guest musicians.
It has been called “one of the best Portuguese albums of the year” by Blitz magazine and described as “absolutely wonderful music made of luminous and sublime songs” by renowned music journalist António Pires, in I.
released October 8, 2009
all songs francisca cortesão except “i don’t want to”, written with walter benjamin
produced by francisca cortesao and mariana ricardo
recorded and mixed by pedro magalhaes and eduardo vinhas at golden pony mastered by nelson carvalho at valentim de carvalho | july 2009
minta & the brook trout: francisca cortesao: vox, guitar| manuel dordio: guitar | mariana ricardo: bass, vox | jose vilao: drums, percussion | with: walter benjamin: vox, guitar on 3 | blackbambi: vox on 1, 5, 9, 10 | joao cabrita: sax on 1 | mariana ricardo: ukulele on 1, 7; percussion on 3; guitar on 11
artwork by joao maio pinto (pleasepatronizeoursponsors.weblog.com.pt