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Mariza / Transparente
Album:Transparente Collection:World
Artist:Mariza Added:07/2005
Label:Times Square Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2005-08-07 Pull Date:2005-10-09 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:9 Oct2 Oct25 Sep18 Sep11 Sep4 Sep28 Aug21 Aug

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 27, 2009:At the Cafe Bohemian
Fado Portugues De Nos
4.Sep 27, 2005:At the Cafe Bohemian
Fado Portugues De Nos
2.Dec 27, 2005:At the Cafe Bohemian
Fado Portugues De Nos
5.Sep 20, 2005:At the Cafe Bohemian
3.Oct 04, 2005:At the Cafe Bohemian -Tokyo edition
Fado Portugues De Nos
6.Sep 13, 2005:At the Cafe Bohemian

Album Review
Reviewed 2005-08-04 
Warm and entirely delicious Fado from Portugal. Mariza was actually born in Mozambique, and there’s just a hint of her African roots on this, but mostly it’s pure, rich, Fado. Completely heartbreaking, with a few less suicidal tracks. It’s deep, gorgeously sung, ably backed by acoustic guitars, violins, plus accordions, flutes, etc. Yum. Why can’t I sing like this? It’s not fair! Not fair, I say!

*1. Slow, soaring, and oh, so beautiful.
2. Gentle and moving w/lush strings.
*3. Midtempo w/a nice bounce & good use of strings.
4. Elegant, sophisticated, tragic. Beautifully sung.
5. Gently melodic, downtempo and lovely.
*6. Slow & full of longing. Sigh…
*7. Almost happy, mid. A touch of Africa. Great flute.
*8. Bright, bouncy w/a Portuguese café sound.
9. Slow and warm blend of vocals & strings.
10. Delicate, slow, a beautiful lament.
11. Nice use of clarinet. Down/midtempo.
12. Midtempo and almost joyful. Very nice.
13. Dramatic use of cello. Slow, spare, powerful.
14. Lots of strings, slow & soaring.

Track Listing
1.Ha Uma Musica Do Povo 8.Fado Portugues De Nos
2.Meu Fado Meu 9.Malmequer
3.Recusa 10.Medo
4.Quando Me Sinto So 11.Toada Do Desengano
5.Montras 12.Fado Tordo
6.Ha Palavras Que Nos Beijam 13.Duas Lagrimas De Orvalho
7.Transparente 14.Desejos Vaos