A good friend from Brazil paid a visit to New York recently and introduced me to about half of what is included below. And I am so thankful he did. This playlist is mostly Bossa Nova classics, but classics are considered such for a reason, right?
Be prepared to immediately want to book a flight to Brasil, sign up for a Samba class, and find a Latin lover...or at least pretend you've done these things and dance your little heart out in the confines of your own living room.
I've found this playlist does the ears and heart good on a Monday morning in the office as well.