After a five year break Behind The Tea Chronicles marks a significant milestone in Motta’s artistic journey, showcasing his exceptional talent in crafting unforgettable melodies and thought-provoking lyrics. Drawing inspiration from iconic TV series and classic movies, Motta has seamlessly woven these influences into the fabric of the album. Titles like „Colombo,“ „Barnaby Jones,“ and „Streets of San Francisco“ are not just his favorites but also direct inspirations for this musical journey. Old cinematic gems like George Cukor’s „Gaslight“ and films from directors like Jacques Tati, Jean-Pierre Melville, and Basil Dearden have also fueled his creative process. “This album is an ode to freedom and a testament to the art.”, the artist says about his latest work.
Ed Motta, hailing from a musically enriched family, has been captivating audiences worldwide for decades. With an illustrious career spanning three and a half decades, Motta has established himself as a true visionary and an influential force in the Brazilian music scene. From his early days as a keyboardist for legendary Brazilian bands to his evolution as a successful solo artist, Motta’s talents have consistently pushed boundaries and resonated with fans across the globe. Behind The Tea Chronicles represents a significant milestone in Motta’s artistic journey.