Caetano Veloso (1971 album)

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Caetano Veloso
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Studio album by
Released1971
GenreMPB, folk rock
Length35:52
LabelPolygram
ProducerLou Reizner and Ralph Mace
Caetano Veloso chronology
Caetano Veloso
(1969)
Caetano Veloso
(1971)
Transa
(1972)
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Caetano Veloso is the third self-titled album by Caetano Veloso. It was recorded in England, when the artist was in an exile imposed by the Brazilian government of the time for being subversive. It is mostly sung in English and portrays a sad tone throughout, reflecting his feelings about homesickness and the absence of his family and friends. It was released first in Europe, and then in Brazil, in 1971.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Caetano Veloso except where noted.

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."A Little More Blue"4:55
2."London, London"4:15
3."Maria Bethânia"7:55
Side two
No.TitleLength
4."If You Hold a Stone"6:06
5."Shoot Me Dead"3:15
6."In the Hot Sun of a Christmas Day" (Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil)3:14
7."Asa Branca" (Humberto Teixeira, Luiz Gonzaga)7:20

Personnel[edit]

  • Johnny Clamp – Photography
  • Linda Glover – Cover Design
  • John Iles – Engineer
  • Ralph Mace – Producer
  • Lou Reizner – Producer
  • Phil Ryan – String Arrangements
  • John Timperley – Engineer
  • Caetano Veloso – Guitar, Vocals