1 minute read November 6, 2014 Liner Notes, No.3: Sodade I’ve been listen a lot to Cesaria Evora lately (sparked by a conversation with someone over the weekend.) I was watching a Youtube video of her show at the Grand Rex….. Read More 6 minutes read June 6, 2012 Sodade Saudade. European Portuguese: [sɐwˈðaðɨ], Brazilian Portuguese: [sawˈdadʒi], Galician: [sawˈðaðe]; a deep emotional state of nostalgic longing for an absent something or someone one loves, often carrying a repressed knowledge that….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read December 17, 2011 R.I.P. Cesária Évora This morning, Cape Verdean singer Cesária Évora passed away in Mandelo, São Vicente, the island were she was born. One of the many meanings of “Sodade” — that most difficult….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.