7752

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7752
Studio album by Chiara Civello
Released June 10, 2010
Recorded 2010
Genre Jazz Vocal
Length 44:24
Label Armazém
Producer Sonia Martyres
Chiara Civello chronology
The Space Between
(2007)
7752
(2010)
Al Posto del Mondo
(2012)

7752 is Italian jazz vocalist Chiara Civello's third album. 7752 is the distance in kilometers from New York City to Rio de Janeiro, the two cities that provided the inspiration for this album. New York is where Civello lives, while Rio changed Civello's life.

Background[edit]

While visiting her friend, Daniel Jobim, in Rio in February 2008, Chiara was taken to a party (known as SARAU) where artists and musicians of all kinds get together. The guitar went around and everyone sang a song. As Chiara shared, listened, and learned, a new phase of her artistic path began. Ana Carolina, a Brazilian MPB star, is one of the main collaborators of 7752. Not only did she co-write five of the songs with Chiara, but she also played acoustic guitar on most of them. “We met at that party and she asked me if I had a melody for her, so the next day I started RESTA, a song that soon after we finished together and sang as a duet live in Sao Paulo.” Success has already accompanied the collaboration with Ana Carolina, as RESTA will be featured on the new Novela of Globo TV called “Passione,” starting on May 17, 2010.

Written between Rio, New York, and Trastevere (Rome), 7752 includes ten musical moments of which eight were recorded in NYC (and produced by the eclectic producer Andres Levin), while four were recorded in Rio and produced by Chiara herself. “All my friends and favorite musicians merged into this record in the most natural way… it was like bringing the Rio spirit into the studio: Mauro Refosco (Thom Yorke, David Byrne, Forro’ in The Dark) and Guilherme Monteiro (Ron Carter, Forro in The Dark) had already recorded with me and I couldn’t possibly think of a record without them, Anat Cohen is one of my best friends and I have always wanted to have her on my album but we never were able to make it happen; Jaques Morelenbaum is one of the most talented and sentimental musicians I have ever met; Mark Ribot was the perfect guy for these songs, not to mention the great rhythm section that Andres brought in the studio, Gene Lake on the drums and Jonathan Maron on the bass. Ana Carolina who wrote most of the songs with me already owned them on the acoustic guitar and added her tremendous groove to them”.

Already defined as an "enticing and contagious" album, 7752 sounds lively, while portraying a new, playful and joyous aspect of Chiara's singing and songwriting. The sound is a beautiful alchemy among the 60s, Italian melody, Brazilian harmonies, and R&B.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Otto Storie"   4:05
2. "My Somewhere to Go"   4:17
3. "I Didn't Want (Mais Que a Mim)"   4:03
4. "Dimmi Perche"   3:55
5. "Un Duomo Che Non Sa Dire Addio"   2:48
6. "One More Thing"   4:47
7. "Sófa'"   3:02
8. "Resta"   5:22
9. "I'm Your Love"   4:18
10. "Non Avevo Capito Niente"   4:18
11. "Simplesmente Aconteceu (Bonus Track)"   3:29

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Civello, Chiara. "MySpace Profile".  10 March 2013

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