The Absence (Melody Gardot album)

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The Absence
Studio album by Melody Gardot
Released May 29, 2012 (2012-05-29)
Genre Jazz, blues, bossa nova
Length 57:51
Label Verve
Producer Heitor Pereira
Melody Gardot chronology
My One and Only Thrill
(2009)
The Absence
(2012)
Singles from The Absence
  1. "Mira"
    Released: April 5, 2012[1]
  2. "Amalia"
    Released: April 6, 2012[2]

The Absence is the third studio album by American jazz singer-songwriter Melody Gardot, released on May 29, 2012 by Verve Records and produced by Heitor Pereira. The same year, Gardot participated in an advertisement campaign for Piaget for which she recorded the song "La Vie En Rose". This song appeared in a French re-release of "The Absence" which also included a music video and the making of the same track.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Melody Gardot, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Mira"   4:16
2. "Amalia" (Phil Roy, Gardot, Heitor Pereira) 3:03
3. "So Long"   3:50
4. "So We Meet Again My Heartache"   4:32
5. "Lisboa"   5:27
6. "Impossible Love"   3:49
7. "If I Tell You I Love You"   3:33
8. "Goodbye" (Jesse Harris, Gardot) 3:38
9. "Se Você Me Ama" (Gardot, Pereira) 4:56
10. "My Heart Won't Have It Any Other Way"   2:34
11. "Iemanja" (contains hidden track "Chegue Journeyman") 18:13
Total length:
57:51

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification
France[39] Platinum
Poland[40] Gold

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