Qué Barulho é Esse

Category: Corridos

Lyrics, Translations, Music Video and Song Meaning

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Song Lyrics

00:00 - Que barulho é esse? É um tal de zum zum zum

Eng: What is that noise? It’s some guy from zum zum zum

00:03 - Que barulho é esse? É um tal de zum zum zum

Eng: What is that noise? It’s some guy from zum zum zum

00:06 - Foi o Manduca da Praia que acabou de matar um

Eng: It was Manduca da Praia that just killed someone

00:10 - Foi o Manduca da Praia que acabou de matar um

Eng: It was Manduca da Praia that just killed someone

00:14 - Quando a policia chegou foi um tal de auê auê

Eng: When the police arrived it was some guy from auê auê

00:18 - Quando a policia chegou foi um tal de auê auê

Eng: When the police arrived it was some guy from auê auê

00:21 - Vamos embora seu moço que essa briga é pra valer

Eng: Let's go man, this fight is for real

00:25 - Vamos embora seu moço que essa briga é pra valer

Eng: Let's go man, this fight is for real

00:29 - Que barulho é esse? É um tal de zum zum zum

Eng: What is that noise? It’s some guy from zum zum zum

00:32 - Que barulho é esse? É um tal de zum zum zum

Eng: What is that noise? It’s some guy from zum zum zum

00:36 - Foi o Manduca da Praia que acabou de matar um

Eng: It was Manduca da Praia that just killed someone

00:39 - Foi o Manduca da Praia que acabou de matar um

Eng: It was Manduca da Praia that just killed someone

00:43 - Quando a policia chegou foi um tal de auê auê

Eng: When the police arrived it was some guy from auê auê

00:46 - Quando a policia chegou foi um tal de auê auê

Eng: When the police arrived it was some guy from auê auê

00:50 - Vamos embora seu moço que essa briga é pra valer

Eng: Let's go man, this fight is for real

00:54 - Vamos embora seu moço que essa briga é pra valer

Eng: Let's go man, this fight is for real

00:57 - Vamos embora seu moço que essa briga é pra valer

Eng: Let's go man, this fight is for real

01:01 - Vamos embora seu moço que essa briga é pra valer

Eng: Let's go man, this fight is for real

01:04 - Vamos embora seu moço que essa briga é pra valer

Eng: Let's go man, this fight is for real

01:08 - Vamos embora seu moço que essa briga é pra valer

Eng: Let's go man, this fight is for real

01:11 - Quando a policia chegou foi um tal de auê auê

Eng: When the police arrived it was some guy from auê auê

01:15 - Quando a policia chegou foi um tal de auê auê

Eng: When the police arrived it was some guy from auê auê

01:19 - Quando a policia chegou foi um tal de auê auê

Eng: When the police arrived it was some guy from auê auê

01:22 - Quando a policia chegou foi um tal de auê auê

Eng: When the police arrived it was some guy from auê auê

History and sentiment behind song

Manduca da Praia (Manoel Alves) was a tough guy that lived in Rio de Janeiro in the mid 19th Century. His official business was a fish stall in the marketplace, but this alone couldn’t account for his playboy lifestyle. During this era, capoeiristas were usually members of gangs (maltas), that often worked as hired heavies for the highest bidder, but Manduca was always his own free agent. Once in a while he’d work as a bodyguard, thanks to his renown as a great fighter, but this was more for pleasure than necessity, as he was a successful businessman in his own right.

Manduca da Praia was skilled with a razor blade, popular with the capoeira gangs at the time, a knife, and his “walking” cane, which accompanied him at all time. It’s reported that he had to respond to 27 legal proceedings for grievous bodily harm, but always got off scot free thanks to the influence of some of his well connected associates.


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