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Various Artists / Rough Guide To Fado
Album:Rough Guide To Fado Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:01/2012
Label:World Music Network 

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Add Date:2012-08-12 Pull Date:2012-10-14 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:14 Oct7 Oct30 Sep23 Sep9 Sep26 Aug

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Album Review
Reviewed 2012-08-08 
The deep, passionate music known as Fado has its roots firmly planed it Portugal. It is embodied by soaring and emotional vocals and lush guitar work. This 2-disc set is full of warm, often sad odes to love and love gone wrong. As wtth most of the “Rough Guide” series, it’s all worth a play (mostly ballads w/a few more upbeat tracks thrown in. Disc 1 is a regular compilation but disc 2 features star Fadista Cristina Branco and her delicious voice. But check out these especially:
Disc 1:
1. Slow, trilling guitar w/warm male vocals. Absolutely gorgeous.
3. Light guitar work leads into relaxed soaring female vocals. Yow
5. Delicate strings, solo guitar w/a gentle air of sadness throughout.
7. Wonderfully slow, heartbreaking female vocals & strings.
8. Bright & bouncy strings w/a happy, lilting sound. So good.
11. Sweet, nostalgic, wonderfully clear, gentle fem vox.

Disc 2:
1. Sweet, lightly bouncy strings then husky, passionate fem vox.
3. Slow with those beautiful, crystal-perfect emotional voice.
5. A bit more upbeat with wonderful interplay w/vox & strings.
7. Is that a sitar? Strings in a midtempo love song w/great vox.
8. A capella intro then a slow, relaxed guitar. Lovely.
9. Upbeat & bright strings that counterpoint w/her emotive vox.
12. Down/midtempo strings backing her warm and rich vocals.
14. Slow, wonderful blend of her voice & a guitar. Simple power.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Duarte Mistérios De Lisboa
2.Marco Rodrigues Acho Inúteis As Palavras
3.Mariza Que Deus Me Perdone
4.Carminho Escrevi Teu Nome No Vento
5.Ricardo Parreira Meditando
6.Pedro Galveias Eu Quero
7.Ana Moura Sou Do Fado, Sou Fadista
8.Ricardo Parreira Vira De Frielas
9.Marco Oliveira Lisboa Será Assim
10.José Manuel Barreto Ai, Margarida
11.Joana Amendoeira O Nome Que Tu Me Davas
12.Vania Duarte Feat. Celeste Rodrigues Lenda Das Algas
13.Pedro Moutinho Palavras Minhas
14.Ricardo Ribeiro Barro Divino
15.Hélder Moutinho Que Fado É Este Que Trago
16.Celeste Rodrigues Meus Olhos (Fado Menor Do Porto)
17.Cristina Branco Fado Perdição
18.Cristina Branco Abondono
19.Cristina Branco As Certezas Do Meu Mais
20.Cristina Branco Saudade
21.Cristina Branco Ma Goa
22.Cristina Branco Fim
23.Cristina Branco Canto Ainda Por Alguem
24.Cristina Branco Lirios
25.Cristina Branco Ha Palavras Que Nos Be
26.Cristina Branco Quisera Lavaro O Pensam
27.Cristina Branco Murmurios
28.Cristina Branco Fado Das Sedes
29.Cristina Branco Arc Antiga
30.Cristina Branco Pombas Brancas