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Toranja is a Portuguese rock band with a flair for lyrics with a rebellious tone. Their first album "Esquissos" was greeted with some acclaim in Portugal. "Segundo" is the title of their second album ("Segundo" means "second" in Portuguese) – which established Toranja as one of the relevant names of the new generation of Portuguese bands at the time. The band paused their activities in 2006, for undetermined time. However, its musicians are still in the musician scene, each one with their own projects. [1]


At the beginning of her career, the fadist Cuca Roseta was a singer in Toranja, invited by her childhood friend Tiago Bettencourt. [2]


Tiago Bettencourt: vocals and guitar

Ricardo Frutoso: guitar

Dodi: bass

Rato: drums

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  2. "Fado galante". Visão (in Portuguese). 2011-03-18. Archived from the original on 10 September 2020. Retrieved 2021-02-13.