The Importance of Being Espetacular

A 13 track world album (41m 14s) — released October 1st 2021 on Mais Um

"This is music built to turn pedestrians into dancers" The Financial Times ★★★★

"The sonic surprises on this album just keep on coming...Essential!" Jazzwise Magazine ★★★★

WorldwideFM Album Of The Week

São Paulo-based carnival collective and brass band who combine retro horns with cumbia, baile funk, jazz, led by Thiago França (Criolo, Elza Soares, Céu) - best known as a founding member of Afro-punk explorers Metá Metá.

Formed in 2013, A Espetacular Charanga do França are São Paulo's most hyped carnival group - at 2023's carnival they drew a crowd of 50,000 people to their performance on the streets of São Paulo.

Their debut worldwide release is a compilation of their signature songs + 2 new exclusives inc. a cover of Michael Jackson's "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough"

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