Café Atlantico

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Café Atlantico
Cafe atlantico cesaria evora.jpg
Studio album by Cesária Évora
Released May 25, 1999 (1999-05-25)
Recorded Studio Recall, Pompignan and Studio Harry Son, Paris
Genre Morna / coladeira
Label Lusafrica
Producer José Da Silva
Cesária Évora chronology
Cabo Verde
(1997)Cabo Verde1997
Café Atlantico
São Vicente di Longe
(2001)São Vicente di Longe2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Q 4/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Café Atlantico is an album by Cesária Évora. Café Atlantico is a reference to her home where she frequently entertained guests.[3] The album sold 770,000 albums worldwide.

The sixth single relates to the carnival that takes place on the island every late Winter before Lent .

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Flôr di nha esperança"
  2. "Vaquinha Mansa"
  3. "Amor di mundo"
  4. "Paraiso di atlantico"
  5. "Sorte"
  6. "Carnaval de São Vicente"
  7. "Desilusão dum amdjer"
  8. "Nho antone escaderode"
  9. "Beijo de longe"
  10. "Roma criola"
  11. "Perseguida"
  12. "Maria Elena"
  13. "Cabo verde mandá manténha"
  14. "Terezinha"


Chart (1999) Peak
Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart[4] 32
French SNEP Albums Chart[5] 12
United States Billboard World Albums Chart[6] 4


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
France (SNEP)[7] Gold 300,000*
Poland (ZPAV)[8] Gold 50,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ O'Brien, Lucy. "Review: Cesária Évora - Café Atlantico". Q. EMAP Metro Ltd (July 1999): 110, 112. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ "Cesária Évora". The Economist. 7 January 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Belgium Charts (French)". Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Les Charts". Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Cesária Évora". Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "French album certifications – Cesária Évora – Café Atlantico" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. 
  8. ^ "Polish album certifications – Cesária Évora – Café Atlantico" (in Polish). Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. 

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