Terra (Mariza album)

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This article is about the album by Mariza. For the Cronian album, see Terra (Cronian album). For the Jenni Vartiainen album, see Terra (Jenni Vartiainen album). For other uses, see Terra.
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Studio album by Mariza
Released July 22, 2008
January 27, 2009
Genre Fado
Length 52 min 06 sec
Label EMI Music
Four Quarters Entertainment
Producer Javier Limon
Mariza chronology
Concerto em Lisboa
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
BBC link
Rolling Stone link[dead link]
The Washington Post link

Terra is the fourth studio album by the Portuguese fado singer, Mariza. At the Latin Grammy Awards, it was nominated for both Best Folk Album and Best Producer. Contributions from Cape Veredean singer Tito Paris, Argentine guitarist Dominic Miller, and Spanish singer Concha Buika give Terra a jazz, African, and Latin influence.[1] Also included at the end of the album is a cover of Charlie Chaplin's famous ballad, "Smile".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ja me deixou" (English: Now It's Left to Me)
  2. "Minh'alma" (English: My Soul)
  3. "Rosa branca" (English: White Rose)
  4. "Recurso" (English: Recourse)
  5. "Beijo de saudade" (English: Kiss of Yearning)
  6. "Vozes do mar" (English: Voices from the Sea)
  7. "Fronteira" (English: Frontier)
  8. "Alfama"
  9. "Tasco da mouraria" (English: Tavern in Mouraria)
  10. "Alma de vento" (English: Soul of Wind)
  11. "Se eu mandasse nas palavras" (English: If Words Could Do My Bidding)
  12. "As guitarras" (English: Portuguese Guitars)
  13. "Pequenas verdades" (English: Little Truths)
  14. "Morada aberra" (English: Open House)
  15. "Smile"


  • Vocals: Mariza, Concha Buika, Tito Paris
  • Acoustic Guitar: Bernardo Couto, Diogo Clemente, Dominic Miller
  • Flamenco Guitar: Javier Limón
  • Recorder: Melissa Nanni
  • Trumpet: Carlos Sarduy
  • Piano: Ivan "Melon" Lewis, Chucho Miller
  • Acoustic Bass: Marino De Freitas
  • Double Bass: Dany Noel
  • Percussion: Pirana


  1. ^ Himes, Geoffrey. "MARIZA "Terra" 4Q", The Washington Post, Washington D.C., 6 March 2009.

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