Celia - Celia
The legendary 1972 album from Celia, arranged by Arthur Verocai with replica artwork.
Celia Regina Cruz recorded four self-titled albums for Continental between 1971 and 1977, ‘Amor’ in 1982 plus several more before she sadly passed away late in 2017.
Celia was a Brazilian vocalist who worked frequently with master arranger/ composer Arthur Verocai in her early years and many other heavyweights over the course of her extensive career.
This, her second self-titled LP from 1972, features an all-star line up including Arthur Verocai, Erasmo Carlos, Roberto Carlos, Marcos Valle, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Nonato Buzar and Vinicius de Moraes amongst others.
Celia’s version of ‘Na Boca do Sol’ - taken from this album - is arguably her most well-known and well-loved song. An incredible take on Verocai’s original, featuring waling fuzz guitars, strings, piano, horns and drums. Needless to say clean, original versions of this record now change hands for silly money!
1. A Hora EE Essa
2. Toda Quarta-Feira Depois Do Amor
3. Dominus Tecum
4. Ay Adelita
5. Vida De Artista
7. Na Boca Do Sol
8. Em Familia
10. E Preciso Dizer Adeus
11. Dez Bilhoes De Neuronios
12. Badalacao (Bahia, Volume 2)
Artist: Celia Cruz
Genre: Latin, African & World
Format: Vinyl LP
Cat Number: MRBLP157
Released: 25 May 2018