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The first single from our upcoming fourth album, Demolition Derby, is out now! :)

“Matador” was the first song I wrote that ended on the collection that was to be called Demolition Derby, in the faraway summer of 2018.

Listening to it now, I realize a lot of the subjects that permeate the whole album were already there: “make your peace with whatever you feel”, goes the chorus.

(Francisca Cortesão, Minta & The Brook Trout)

Francisca Cortesão: vox, acoustic and electric guitars

Mariana Ricardo: bass, vox

Margarida Campelo: piano, electric piano, synth, vox

Tomás Sousa: drums, vox

all songs written by Francisca Cortesão, except “International Loss Adjusting”, music by Mariana Ricardo and Francisca Cortesão, lyrics by Francisca Cortesão

produced by Mariana Ricardo and Francisca Cortesão · recorded by Nelson Carvalho at Vale de Lobos, Sintra, assisted by Nuno Simões, December 2020 · additional recordings by Mariana Ricardo and Francisca Cortesão at Hide and Make Inactive, Lisbon

mixed by Nelson Carvalho at Valentim de Carvalho, Paço de Arcos, February 2020 · mastered by JJ Golden at Golden Mastering, Ventura, CA, February 2020

artwork by Bernardo P. Carvalhographic design by Joana Pardal


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