This is the first conceptual album of traditional Fado and Poetry. It was released by Erato Disques (Warner Music). Distributed in over 60 countries, more than 250 000 copies were sold. In Portugal it received a Silver Record and was put amongst the 100 best records of the 20th Century by the daily paper Púbilco. For the first time a recording of Fado music received a "Choc" award by the French magazine Le Monde de la Musique.
Also a world-premiere is the specific sound of Fado in "Garras dos Sentidos" combining the accordion, violin and piano and Agustina Bessa-Luís contributed for the first time a poem especially written for Fado.
Silver Disc, Portugal & Choc de la Musique, France.
01. Garras dos Sentidos (4'07)
02. Dança de Mágoas (4'12)
03. Estátua Falsa (3'22)
04. Fado Do retorno I (3'26)
05. Nenhuma Estrela Caíu (4'26)
06. Litania (3'36)
07. Não Me Chamem Pelo Nome (4'16)
08. Sete Luas (3'18)
09. Sou De Vidro (3'30)
10. Fado Do Retorno II (3'21)
11. Da Vida Quero Os Sinais (3'53)