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Studio album by Cesária Évora
Released March 6, 2006 (2006-03-06)
Genre Morna / coladeira
Label Lusafrica
Cesária Évora chronology
Voz d'Amor
(2003)Voz d'Amor2003
Nha Sentimento
(2009)Nha Sentimento2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars link

Rogamar is an album by Cesária Évora. The album reached the Polish Top 5 charts where it was number four,[1] it was also number 17 in France, number 19 in Portugal, number 23 in Belgium's Wallonia and number 38 in Switzerland.[2]

The album is named after the colá song "Rogá mar" made by Teófilo Chantre, the song appears in the seventh track

Chart performance[edit]

The album reach the charts in several countries, particularly Europe. It was number 38 in Switzerland and from March 19, it remained in the Swiss charts for six weeks. Rogamar and some of her singles were also popular in Cape Verde, though Cape Verde did not had its music chart at the time.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sombras di distino"
  2. "Um pincelada"
  3. "Avenida marginal"
  4. "Africa nossa" (with Ismael Lo)
  5. "Tiche"
  6. "São Tomé na equador" (São Tomé on the Equator)
  7. "Rogamar"
  8. "Amor e mar"
  9. "Modje trofel"
  10. "Rosie"
  11. "Travessa de peixeira"
  12. "Mas um sonho"
  13. "Mar nha confidente"
  14. "Saiona d'vinte ano"
  15. "Vaga lenta"


Chart (2006) Peak
Belgian (Flanders) Albums Chart[3] 75
Belgian (Wallonia) Albums Chart[3] 23
Dutch Albums Chart[4] 75
French SNEP Albums Chart[5] 17
Polish OLiS Albums Chart[1] 4
Portuguese Albums Chart[6] 19
Swiss Hit Parade Albums Chart[2] 38
United States Billboard World Albums Chart[7] 12


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Poland (ZPAV)[8] Gold 300,000*
Russia (NFPF)[9] Gold 10,000*
France (SNEP)[10] Gold 116,000[11]

*sales figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ a b "OLiS : Polish Chart". Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "The Official Schweizer Hit Parade". Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Belgium Charts (French)". Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Dutch Charts". Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Les Charts". Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Portuguese Charts". Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "Cesária Évora". Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Polish album certifications – Cesária Évora – Rogamar" (in Polish). Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. 
  9. ^ "Russian album certifications – Cesária Évora – Rogamar" (in Russian). National Federation of Phonogram Producers (NFPF). 
  10. ^ "French album certifications – Cesaria Evora – Rogamar" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. 
  11. ^ "Les Albums Or". SNEP. Archived from the original on 2011-10-18. Retrieved 2011-08-31. 

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