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“Madrugada” (Portuguese for Daybreak) was a 1974 release on Neighborhood Records.

 

Melanie was already known as a great songwriter and  this album highlighted the fact that she was also a brilliant interpreter of other people’s songs.  So along with six originals by Melanie we also have ‘Lover’s Cross’ (Jim Croce),‘Pretty Boy Floyd’ (Woody Guthrie), ‘Wild Horses’ (Jagger/Richards), ‘I Think It’s Going to Rain Today’ (Randy Newman) and ‘Will You Love Me Tomorrow’ (Goffin/King).

 

Includes the Bonus Track ‘I Am Being Guided’ which was not available on the UK release.

 

Singles taken from the album were ‘Will You Love Me Tomorrow’ a UK Top 40 Hit, ‘Love To Lose Again’ and ‘Lover’s Cross’.

 

The critics raved:

 

“Madrugada contains a flawless rendering of Jim

Croce’s ‘Lover’s Cross’ and is easily her most

acclaimed album to date”.

 

“Melanie is at her best . . innovative and

captivating”.

 

“Melanie never sounded better”.

 

“Superb…overwhelming powerful vocals…

thoroughly enjoyable”

 

Available for the first time on CD.

N.B: This title is released 25th September 2015 and will not be dispatched until this date.

 

Track Listing: 

 

1. LOVE TO LOSE AGAIN

2. LOVER’S CROSS

3. PRETTY BOY FLOYD

4. WILD HORSES

5. I THINK IT’S GOING TO RAIN TODAY

6. WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW

7. MAYBE NOT FOR A LIFETIME

8. HOLDING OUT

9. THE ACTRESS

10. PINE AND FEATHER

 

BONUS TRACK

11. I AM BEING GUIDED

 

Weight 200 kg
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