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ARTIST
TITLE
Chega de Saudade
FORMAT
LP

LABEL
CATALOG #
ACV 2024LP ACV 2024LP
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
8/19/2014

"(...) It would probably not be an overstatement to call this the most influential Brazilian album of all time. Originally released in 1959, João Gilberto's Chega de Saudade is the album cited as creating bossa nova, so to say that it lit a fire in the music world would be putting it mildly. It would be perhaps more accurate to say that it influenced so many musicians both at home (Caetano Veloso, Jorge Ben, etc.) and abroad (Stan Getz, Herbie Mann, Charlie Byrd) that it effectively single-handedly changed the way people both made and listened to music, and put Brazilian artists on the map. Almost every song on this album has gone on to become a standard (...)" --from the original liner notes. A numbered limited edition pressed on Audiophile Clear Vinyl (ACV).