Acústico MTV (Cássia Eller album)

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Acústico MTV
Live album by Cássia Eller
Recorded March 7 and 8, 2001, in São Paulo  Brazil
Genre Rock
Label Universal Music
Producer Luiz Brasil, Nando Reis
Cássia Eller chronology
Cássia Rock Eller
(2000)
Acústico MTV
(2001)
Participação Especial
(2002)

Acústico MTV is a CD/DVD by Brazilian recording artist Cássia Eller, produced by Nando Reis and Luiz Brasil. It was recorded on March 7 and 8 of 2001 in São Paulo and released the same year. The project included guest appearances from Nando Reis, A Nação Zumbi and the rapper Xis. Acústico MTV is the Brazilian version of MTV Unplugged.

The Album[edit]

Acústico MTV is the singer Cássia Eller's final album before her death on December 29, 2001. The album consists of seventeen songs from various authors, such as Nando Reis, Renato Russo, Cazuza, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, among others.

For the recording of the album, the entire team met for three weeks at the São José farm.

Reception[edit]

The album won the Latin Grammy for Best Brazilian Rock Album in 2002.[1] It was one of the top twenty best-selling albums in Brazil in 2002.[2]

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Name Instrument Tracks
Cássia Eller Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar All
Luiz Brasil Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
Alberto Continentino Double Bass 1, 8, 9
Paulo Calasans Piano, Hammond Organ 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 11, 15, 17
João Viana Drums 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17
Bernard Bessler Violin 1, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12
Dirceu Leite Clarinet, Flute, Bass Clarinet 1, 7, 9, 10, 12, 15
Cristiano Alves Clarinet 1, 7, 9, 10, 12
Yura Ranevsky Cello 1, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12
Walter Villaça Acoustic Guitar 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
Fernando Nunes Acoustic Bass 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17
Lan Lan Percussion, Vocals 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
Thamyma Percussion 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

Guest Appearances[edit]

  • Nando Reis (Track 11)
  • Xis (Track 15)
  • Nação Zumbi (Track 15 and 16)

Universal Music Team[edit]

Function Who
Directors Luiz Brasil, Nando Reis
Artistic Director Max Pierre
Artistic Manager Ricardo Moreira
Recorded by Flavio Sena
Recording Assistant Zorro
Mixing Flavio Sena
Mixing Assistant Guilherme Medeiros
Recruiting Barney
Mastering Ricardo Garcia
Graphic Project Luciane Ribeiro
Art Direction Gê Alves Pinto
Graphic Coordination Patrícia Fernandes

Video Team[edit]

Function Who
Musical Direction Luiz Brasil, Nando Reis
Executive Producers Ronaldo Villas, Felipe Casqueira
Assistants Marcos Krepp, Gisella Chinelli and Isabella Viggiano
Sound Recording Colado
Sound technician Carlos Martau
Video technician Aurélio Kauffman
Technical Assistant Wlademiro "Vavá" Furquim
Roadies Kadú Carlos, Clauber Reis e Sombra Jones

MTV Team[edit]

Function Who
Direction Rodrigo Carelli
Assistant Director Chica Barros
Executive Producer Adilson Tokita
Production Coordinator Leonardo Lessa
Scenery Kiko Canepa
Lighting Césio Lima
Costuming Juliana Maia
Operations Manager Miguel Lopez
Marketing Ana Cláudia Barbieri e Marco Antônio Piza

Tracks[edit]

  1. "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien" (Michel Vaucaire / Charles Dumont)
  2. "Malandragem" (Cazuza / Frejat)
  3. "E.C.T." (Nando Reis / Marisa Monte / Carlinhos Brown)
  4. "Vá Morar Com O Diabo" (Riachão)
  5. "Partido Alto" (Chico Buarque)
  6. "1º De Julho" (Renato Russo)
  7. "Luz Dos Olhos" (Nando Reis)
  8. "Todo Amor Que Houver Nessa Vida" (Cazuza / Frejat)
  9. "Queremos Saber" (Gilberto Gil)
  10. "Por Enquanto" (Renato Russo)
  11. "Relicário" (Nando Reis)
  12. "O Segundo Sol" (Nando Reis)
  13. "Nós" (Tião Carvalho)
  14. "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (John Lennon / Paul McCartney)
  15. "De Esquina" (Xis)
  16. "Quando A Maré Encher" (Fábio Trummer / Roger Man / Bernardo Chopinho)
  17. "Top Top" (Os Mutantes / Arnolpho Lima Filho)

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