Mariza Nominated Again for Latin Grammy in 2008

Mariza -  Terra
Mariza – Terra
For the second year, Mariza is nominated for “Best Folk Album” by The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Terra is the fourth album by fado singer Mariza. The Portuguese artist is nominated for the category of “Best Folk Album”. Other nominees are Damaris , Peru Negro, Walter Silva and Cholo Valderrama .
 Terra was released in Portugal and Spain on the 30th of June. Since then it has been the # 1 record on the Portuguese charts. Recorded between Lisbon (Portugal) and Madrid (Spain), it was produced by Javier Limón, one of the most acknowledged producers of the moment. Limon was responsible for recordings by Bebo y Cigala, Buika, Light Couple, Paco de Lucia, Enrique Morente and Carlinhos Brown.

Mariza sings on Terra the lyrics of poets such as Florbela Espanca, David Mourão Ferreira or Ary dos Santos. Also participating in Terra are Dominic Miller (Sting), Concha Buika and Tito Paris .

Mariza will start the European tour of Terra performing just in September at the “Cirque D´Hiver” in Paris and the Biennal de Lyon in France. In October, Finland, Belgium, Sweden, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Germany will follow.

Author: World Music Central News Department

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