Cesária (album)

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Studio album by Cesária Évora
Released 18 July 1995
Recorded 1994 in Paris at studios Madeleine, Bastille, Music'Ange & Harry Son
Genre Morna / coladeira
Length 57:43
Label Lusafrica
Producer José Da Silva
Cesária Évora chronology
Miss Perfumado
Cabo Verde
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Cesária is a Cape Verdean morna and coladeira album by Cesária Évora. The album was released by Paris-based Lusafrica on 18 July 1995. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award in the World Music category in 1996.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Petit Pays"
  2. "Xandinha"
  3. "Tudo Tem Se Limite"
  4. "Consedjo"
  5. "D'Nhirim Reforma"
  6. "Rotcha 'Scribida"
  7. "Oriundina"
  8. "Tudo Dia E Dia"
  9. "Nha Cancera Ka Tem Medida"
  10. "Areia De Salamansa"
  11. "Flor Na Paul"
  12. "Doce Guerra"


Chart (1995) Peak
Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart[2] 43


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
France (SNEP)[3] Gold N/A*

*sales figures based on certification alone

Earlier album[edit]

Also there was an earlier album released by herself titled Cesária which was and LP album released on Discos Mindelo in 1987. Tito Paris was the guitarist, keyboardist and vocals and Luís Morais with the clarinet.

Cover version[edit]

  • The first track Petit Pays which was re-recorded by Nantes-based Hocus Group on their album Place 54 (2007) and titled "Quitte à t'aimer où" which was made by flutist Malik Mezzadri


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