Primitive Reason are an alternative cross-over rock band based in Lisbon, Portugal, with Guillermo de Llera (voice, percussion, didgeridoo), Abel Beja (guitar), Luís Pereira (bass), Tino Dias (drums), and Rui Travasso (Saxophone). Known for their musical experimentalism and fusion, they are one of the main alternative acts in the Portuguese musical scene, with a strong fan base in the country, as well as, in the U.S. (where they lived from 1998 to 2000), the U.K., and Spain.
All songs by Primitive Reason except songs 3 8 11 and 14 by Head of the Elephant
Story by William Blanes.
SPA. Stereo. Made in Portugal.
released February 12, 2007
Accordion, Organ [Hammond] – Ruben Alves
Bass, Vocals, Guitar – James Beja
Design [Graphic & Visual Work] – Momotaro (2)
Drums – Marcos Alves
Graphics [Graphic Aid] – Mei (2)
Guitar, Vocals, Bass, Portuguese Guitar, Sitar – Abel Beja
Music By [All Songs By] – Primitive Reason
Other [Story By] – William Blanes
Producer – Nuno Roque, Primitive Reason
Trombone – João Marques
Trumpet – Ricardo Pereira (3)
Vocals, Percussion, Bass, Keyboards [Korg Keys], Harmonium, Mbira, Marimba, Clarinet, Melodica, Didgeridoo – Guillermo de Llera*