Signora Bovary

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Signora Bovary
Studio album by Francesco Guccini
Released 1987
Genre Italian singer-songwriters
Length 38 min.
Label EMI
Francesco Guccini chronology
Guccini
(1983)
Signora Bovary
(1987)
...quasi come Dumas...
(1988)

Signora Bovary is an album of Italian singer-songwriter Francesco Guccini. It was released in 1987 by EMI.

The album[edit]

"Signora Bovary" is a poetic variation of Gustave Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary. "Culodritto" is dedicated to Guccini's daughter, Teresa, who was 9 at the time. "Van Loon" is about Guccini's father, who was a reader of the books of the 1930s science writer Hendrik Willem van Loon. The long suite "Keaton" was co-written by Claudio Lolli, who had found difficulties in releasing it: as Guccini liked it, he published in his new album after minor modification. The last stanzas deals with the American actor Buster Keaton.

Personnel[edit]

Track listing[edit]

  • "Scirocco" (5:40)
  • "Signora Bovary" (4:36)
  • "Van Loon" (5:44)
  • "Culodritto" (2:39)
  • "Keaton" (10:12)
  • "Le piogge d'aprile" (3:51)
  • "Canzone di notte N°3" (5:20)