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Below The Radar 25

Track 4

Photo by Sara Rafael

"Amêndoa Amarga"

from Alfarroba

Pega Monstro say, "Amêndoa Amarga is a Portuguese drink, a bitter almond liqueur. The taste as you can imagine is sour sweet and it's usually mixed with lemon. It gives the name to the song as a bittersweet emotional metaphor. It's the centre-piece to our record Alfarroba, and when we play it live it's usually stretched out."