The Girl from Ipanema & Slight Return

Earlier I bemoaned the fact that there was not a complete version of this haunting, dreamy version of “The Girl from Ipanema” by Martina DeSilva and Adam Neely.

Then AzsaturnDX kindly posted a link to the complete version, which is now officially my favorite forever.

The Girl from Ipanema & Martina DaSilva

The Girl from Ipanema (Antônio Carlos Jobim) covered by Flor da Saudade with the golden voice of Martina DaSilva.

I can’t identify the other musicians. Martina DaSilva came to my attention when I watched this fascinating musical breakdown of the song by Adam Neely:

Then somebody did a great service to humanity by isolating just Martina DaSilva’s part of the video:

This has to be the most haunting version of TGfI ever. 

UPDATE: AzsaturnDX  provided a link to Adam Neely’s complete audio version at this link. This is going to be the definitive version of tGfI for me.