In 1992, Cape Verdean singer Cesaria Evora released her fourth album Miss Perfumado, featuring Sodade - one of her most celebrated songs. In Portuguese, Sodade is a unique word that does not translate - it is a was of saying "I miss you". Evora, known as "The Barefoot Diva", got her break in 1985 when Cape Verdean singer Bana invited her to Portugal to perform. Evora had been singing on Portuguese cruise ships since the early 1960's, sometimes appearing on local radio. Her performance in Lisbon got the attention of producer Jose da Silva, who signed Evora and recorded her debut album La Diva Aux Pieds Nus in France.
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