I decided to pre-order the "signed, deluxe" CD edition because there's about a zero chance I'll ever get a chance to get a Sergio autograph in person, and there are a lot of songs on the "soundtrack" disk that I'm surprised to see there, so I think some of them will be new versions.
Mine is on the way too (bought it on Ebay last week). It's supposed to arrive "December 12 - December 30" but I'm hoping it arrives much sooner. Harry & Steve: PLEASE POST A REVIEW! I will do the same.
So I'm sitting here at home yesterday afternoon, at the computer with headphones on listening to something or other. Molly, our dog, starts barking - which she does if someone outside breathes too loudly - so I ignored her. Suddenly my wife is tapping me on the shoulder and telling me that a package needed my signature, but the postal worker was already gone.
Once I heard that, I knew that it was my Sergio Mendes CD from Japan that had arrived, but I missed him. So I had to wait until today to trudge down to the post office to pick it up. With my schedule this week, I won't have time for a thorough review. With a quick sampling, this is largely the modern incarnation of Sergio, but I'm finding the rhythms infectious.