Abraçaço

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Abraçaço
Studio album by Caetano Veloso
Released 2012
Genre MPB, alternative rock
Label Universal Records
Producer Caetano Veloso and BandaCê
Caetano Veloso chronology
Zii e Zie
(2009)
Abraçaço
(2012)

Abraçaço is an album by Brazilian singer, songwriter, and guitarist Caetano Veloso, released in 2012 on Universal Records.[1][2][3]

In November 2013, the album won the Latin Grammy of Best Singer-Songwriter Album.[4] The song "Um Abraçaço" was also nominated for Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Latin Grammy Award for Best Brazilian Song. In the following year, a live version of the song "A Bossa Nova é Foda" was nominated for 2014 Latin Grammy's song of the Year and Best Brazilian Song.[5]

The album was elected the best 2012 Brazilian album by Rolling Stone Brasil[6] and "A Bossa Nova é Foda" was considered by the same magazine as the third best Brazilian song of the same year.[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Bossa Nova É Foda" - 3:54
  2. "Um Abraçaço" - 3:50
  3. "Estou Triste" - 5:13
  4. "O Império da Lei" - 4:07
  5. "Quero Ser Justo" - 3:52
  6. "Um Comunista" - 8:33
  7. "Funk Melódico" - 4:38
  8. "Vinco" - 5:40
  9. "Quando o Galo Cantou" - 3:46
  10. "Parabéns" - 3:06
  11. "Gayana" - 4:25

Personnel[edit]

Banda Cê
  • Pedro Sá - guitar, backing vocals
  • Ricardo Dias Gomes - bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Marcelo Callado - drums, percussion, backing vocals
Guest Musicians
  • Thalmas de Freitas, Nina Becker, Lan Lan & Alinne Moraes - backing vocals on "Parabéns"
  • Moreno Veloso - bass and cymbals on "Gayana"
Additional personnel
  • Arrangements: Caetano Veloso, Pedro Sá, Ricardo Dias Gomes & Marcelo Callado
  • Art direction and photography: Fernando Young and Tonho Quinta-Feira
  • Styling: Felipe Veloso
  • Review of texts: Luiz Augusto
  • Graphics coordinator: Geysa Adnet
  • Mastered at Magic Master, Rio de Janeiro by Ricardo Garcia
  • Artistic Direction (Universal Music): Paul Ralphes

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Portuguese Albums (AFP)[8] 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ Crítica: 'Abraçaço' é um 'discaço' no tempo lógico da incerteza Archived 2013-04-28 at Archive.is. Yahoo!Notícias/Agência O Globo, 30 November 2012
  2. ^ Abraçaço: O novo álbum de Caetano Veloso. Visto Livre magazine
  3. ^ Caetano Veloso dá um "abraçaço" à música como prenda de Natal. Público, 17 December 2012
  4. ^ "Caetano Veloso conquista Grammy Latino de melhor álbum de compositor". Folha de S.Paulo. Grupo Folha. 21 November 2013. Retrieved 21 November 2013.
  5. ^ "Nominados - 15a Entrega Anual del Latin Grammy". Latin Grammy Awards official website (in Spanish). Retrieved 9 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Os Melhores Discos Nacionais de 2012". Rolling Stone Brasil. Spring. 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  7. ^ "As Melhores Músicas Nacionais de 2012". Rolling Stone Brasil. Spring. 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  8. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Caetano Veloso – Abraçaço (album)". Hung Medien.