"ELEGIBO' (Uma història de ifà)"-RELIGHT ORCHESTRA & DJ ANDREA ft MARGARETH MENEZES (song history)





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Published on Jan 27, 2011

This video is the official history of the worldwide hit song " Elegibô (Uma història de ifà)"
Originally performed by the brazilian star singer Margareth Menezes in 1988
Written by Ythamar Tropicalia & Rey Zulu, Elegibô is the name of a fantastic city in Black Africa. Narrating the legend of Elegibô population, the song represents the story of afro-brazilian people.
In the 90's Elegibô becomes a classic hit all over Latin America and ethnic music markets
In 2006 Relight Orchestra & Dj Andrea meet Margareth Menezes, and they produce new remixes of the song in Italy.
The new versions of Uma història de ifà (Elegibô) by Relight Orchestra & Dj Andrea featuring Margareth Menezes, soon have a great success in Italy:
the song is played in concerts, in dance parties, in radio networks and also in Tv shows (for example in the top national satirical news program "Striscia la notizia").
In 2007 Roger Sanchez charts the song at n.1 for 3 months, and includes it in "Release Yourself" worldwide compilation.
Uma història de ifà (Elegibô) by Relight Orchestra & Dj Andrea ft. Margareth Menezes is supported by the best djs and played in the best clubs worldwide,
for example in USA (watch live images of people dancing the song @ "Nikky Beach" & "Space Club" in MIAMI)
in SPAIN (see video of Eric Morillo playing Elegibô in "Fabrik" - MADRID)
in PORTUGAL(intro of "Sensation White" rave event in LISBON)
in GREECE(people going crazy with the song in "Tropicana" party in MYKONOS)
in FRANCE (the song is a hit in the south french clubs, infact it'is included in SAINT TROPEZ hits compilation 2007)
also performed by RELIGHT ORCHESTRA all over ITALY
(for example @ "Pineta" & "Papeete" in MILANO MARITTIMA)
in UKRAINE (live @ "Ibiza Club" in ODESSA)
in SWITZERLAND (for example @ "Vanilla Club" in LOCARNO)
in TURKEY ("Shayna Beach Club" in IZMIR)
in RUSSIAN FEDERATION (for example @ "We Are Family" & "Rai Club" in MOSCOW)

Relight Orchestra & Dj Andrea ft. Margareth Menezes
Uma història de ifà (Elegibô)
originally included in "DISCOLOGY"
(RELIGHT ORCHESTRA first album 2008)

Ortelli & Degree remix included in:
(RELIGHT ORCHESTRA remix collection 2010)

Also available on iTunes & digital shops

Robert Eno (Dj)
Alex Montana (percussions & vocals)
Mark Lanzetta (violin, keyboards & mc.)


Music produced and performed by Relight Orchestra, Dj Andrea & Margareth Menezes
(P) Roberto Salaroli, Alessandro Zaffagnini, Marco Lanzi, Andrea Lucchi
© Ritmica s.r.l / Do It Yourself Music Group
Administrated worldwide by Do It Yourself Music Group

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