Sometimes I listen to music because I want to feel all the feels. This song makes me feel it all: excitement, happiness, sadness, and an overwhelming sense of urgency. It makes me want to live life in the moment.
The definitive version of this song (according to Wikipedia) is the duet between Antônio Carlos Jobim, the composer, and Elis Regina:
My dad’s favorite cover of this song is by Susannah McCorkle, and I like this version because it includes English lyrics as well as the original Portuguese lyrics: