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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
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Album Review
Decca
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.DuarteMistérios De Lisboa
2.Marco RodriguesAcho Inúteis As Palavras
3.MarizaQue Deus Me Perdone
4.CarminhoEscrevi Teu Nome No Vento
5.Ricardo ParreiraMeditando
6.Pedro GalveiasEu Quero
7.Ana MouraSou Do Fado, Sou Fadista
8.Ricardo ParreiraVira De Frielas
9.Marco OliveiraLisboa Será Assim
10.José Manuel BarretoAi, Margarida
11.Joana AmendoeiraO Nome Que Tu Me Davas
12.Vania Duarte Feat. Celeste RodriguesLenda Das Algas
13.Pedro MoutinhoPalavras Minhas
14.Ricardo RibeiroBarro Divino
15.Hélder MoutinhoQue Fado É Este Que Trago
16.Celeste RodriguesMeus Olhos (Fado Menor Do Porto)
17.Cristina BrancoFado Perdição
18.Cristina BrancoAbondono
19.Cristina BrancoAs Certezas Do Meu Mais
20.Cristina BrancoSaudade
21.Cristina BrancoMa Goa
22.Cristina BrancoFim
23.Cristina BrancoCanto Ainda Por Alguem
24.Cristina BrancoLirios
25.Cristina BrancoHa Palavras Que Nos Be
26.Cristina BrancoQuisera Lavaro O Pensam
27.Cristina BrancoMurmurios
28.Cristina BrancoFado Das Sedes
29.Cristina BrancoArc Antiga
30.Cristina BrancoPombas Brancas