Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Out on April 2nd is "Você e Eu", the first real solo debut from Teresa Salgueiro, the frontwoman of the succesful portuguese (fado) act Madredeus. The release comes after "Obrigado", a record that compiled all of her duets with such singers as José Carreras, Caetano Veloso and Angelo Branduardi. On the record you will find 22 Brazilian classics from legendary songwriters such as António Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes, Chico Buarque and Pixinguinha. Teresa Salgueiro has been the leadsinger of Madredeus since 1987. The band has recorded 11 albums so far released through record companies such as Blue Note Records, Nettwerk and EMI Records. Madredeus has sold over 3 million albums worldwide. At the moment Madredeus is taking a sabbatical year after the 2006 release of "Obrigado".

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