Kurt Cobain was a huge fan. Beck named his album Mutations in their honor. David Byrne personally curated a 1999 retrospective album on the band for his Luaka Bop label, but it seemed like nothing could convince legendary Brazilian Tropicalia band Os Mutantes to return to stage.
Haih or Amortecedor, is due September 9th. Though, Duncan returned to her solo career and Baptista retired once again. Dias didn't have to look far for raplcement. He found Bia Mendes and Fabio Recco thanks to a version of "Technicolor" the two contributed to a 2007 Os Mutantes tribute album, and now they're part of the band.
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