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Tipo took Vigia to Bota

Bota was the premiere stage for Vigia, Tipo’s new album, the small room was filled with friends, family and fans, to hear his new work for the first time live.

Vigia, a work composed of 10 original themes, composed by Salvador Menezes, filled the room with captivating and beautiful melodies in an intimate concert, to a full room that received it with great affection, the album was released on March 22nd and consolidates Tipo as a of the most promising Portuguese singer-songwriters.

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Tipo < 2024.05.30 < Bota ©Luís M. Serrão

In the concert presentation, Tipo mentions “This was an album made with time. It started in 2019, with my second daughter’s heartbeat. The first chords in March 2020, when the pandemic coincided with her birth. There was never a rush – everything is better when time has no validity” and adds “The idea of ​​composing music with just the guitar and voice forced me to focus on writing, without subterfuge, becoming a biographical album where It fits everyone who accompanies me.”

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Tipo < 2024.05.30 < Bota ©Luís M. Serrão

Attending the concert were several artists from the Portuguese music scene, including Manuela Azevedo and Hélder Gonçalves dos Clã, David Santos (Noiserv), Benjamim, João Correia (Tape Junk), among others who were present at this premiere.

The Tipo studio featured Pedro Branco on guitar and bass, Tomás Sousa on drums and guest appearances by Inês Sousa, Leonor Arnaut, Afonso Cabral, Noiserv and João Gil. Maestro Martim Sousa Tavares signed the orchestral arrangements, like production, the album was mixed by Eduardo Vinhas and mastered by Mários Barreiros.

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Tipo < 2024.05.30 < Bota ©Luís M. Serrão

Tipo was joined on the Bota stage by Pedro Branco on bass and guitar, Tomás Sousa on drums, friends and bandmates in You Can’t Win, Charlie Brown, Inês Sousa on keyboards, bass and vocals, Gabriela Martins on flute and Guilherme Duque on clarinet.

Salvador Menezes had his first serious involvement with music at 19 when his (now extinct) band V. Economics released their first EP in 2006. The second EP was released in 2008, the year that marked the end of the group and the from which he began to compose his first solo songs.

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Tipo < 2024.05.30 < Bota ©Luís M. Serrão

With Afonso Cabral, David Santos and Luís Costa, he funded You Can’t Win, Charlie Brown. Since 2010 they have released two EPs and four albums. His solo project, Tipo, was born in 2015, the first album saw the light of day in 2018 with co-production by Salvador Menezes, Benjamim and Afonso Cabral.

In between, there are collaborations on albums by Minta & the Brook Trout, Paus, Noiserv, Rita Redshoes, They’re Heading West and many concerts in the main Portuguese auditoriums and festivals, among some trips abroad.

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Tipo < 2024.05.30 < Bota ©Luís M. Serrão

See photos from the Tipo no Bota concert here


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