Miss Perfumado

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Miss Perfumado
Miss Perfumado Cesaria Evora.jpg
Studio album by Cesária Évora
Released June 1992
Recorded Studio de la Madeleine and Studio Music' Ange, Paris in May-June 1992
Genre Morna / Coladeira
Length 62:40
Label Lusafrica
Producer Paulino Vieira
Cesária Évora chronology
Mar Azul
Miss Perfumado
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Miss Perfumado is an album by Cesária Évora, released in 1992. It sold over 300,000 copies worldwide.[1] It included one of her most celebrated songs, "Sodade", composed by Armando Zeferino Soares.

Both the seventh song and the album are named after a song that was made by B. Leza.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Sodade" Armando Zeferino Soares 4:51
2. "Bia" B. Leza 4:11
3. "Cumpade Ciznone" Manuel de Novas 3:14
4. "Direito Di Nasce" Manuel de Novas 4:40
5. "Luz Dum Estrela" Teófilo Chantre 4:24
6. "Angola" Ramiro Mendes 4:28
7. "Miss Perfumado" B. Leza 4:29
8. "Vida Tem Um So Vida" Manuel de Novas, Dany Mariano 5:36
9. "Morabeza" B. Leza 4:21
10. "Recordaï" Teófilo Chantre 4:27
11. "Lua Nha Testemunha" B. Leza 6:19
12. "Barbincor" Manuel de Novas 3:59
13. "Tortura" Teófilo Chantre 3:57


Chart (1992) Peak
French SNEP Albums Chart[2] 42
Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart[3] 152


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
France (SNEP)[4] 2× Gold 200,000+*

*sales figures based on certification alone


Title Year Peak chart positions
"Sodade" 1992 42


  1. ^ BBC: "Singer Cesária Évora dies at the age of 70", 17 December 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Les Charts". Lescharts.com. Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Belgium Charts (French)". Ultratop.be. Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "French album certifications – Cesária Évora" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. 

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