Cabo Verde (album)

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Cabo Verde
Cabo Verde Album.jpg
Studio album by Cesária Évora
Released March 18, 1997 (1997-03-18)
Genre Morna / coladeira
Length 49:48
Label Lusafrica
Cesária Évora chronology
Cesária
(1995)
Cabo Verde
(1997)
Café Atlantico
(1999)
Alternative cover
Cabo Verde Album2.jpeg
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Cabo Verde is an album by Cesária Évora.

The last single is based on a poem "Quem ca conchê Mindelo, Ca conché Cabo-Verde" by Manuel de Novas, it would be titled "Ess Pais" (Portuguese: "Este Pais")

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tchintchirote" (Dany Cavahlo)
  2. "Sabine Larga'm" (Sabino, leave me)
  3. "Partida" (Departure)
  4. "Sangue de Beirona" (Beirona's blood)
  5. "Apocalipse"
  6. "Mar Ê Morada de Sodade" (The sea is the home of Nostalgia)
  7. "Bo Ê Di Meu Cretcheu" (You are mine, beloved)
  8. "Coragem Irmon" (Take courage, brother)
  9. "Quem Bô Ê" (Who are you?)
  10. "Regresso" (Return)
  11. "Zebra"
  12. "Mae Velha" (Old mother)
  13. "Pe Di Boi" (Quarrel)
  14. "Ess Pais" (This country)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart[2] 40
French SNEP Albums Chart[3] 17
Polish OLIS Albums Chart[4] 44
United States Billboard World Albums Chart[5] 3

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
France (SNEP)[6] 2× Gold 200,000+*

*sales figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Belgium Charts (French)". Ultratop.be. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Les Charts". Lescharts.com. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Olis : Polish Chart". Olis.onyx.pl. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Cesária Évora". Billboard.com. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  6. ^ "French album certifications – Cesária Évora" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique.

External links[edit]